8 Best VR Games & Apps for Newbie or Beginner of Oculus Quest 2

Virtual Reality, VR, Immersive Technology & Simulated Environment

8 Best VR Games & Apps for Newbie or Beginner of Oculus Quest 2

Best VR Games & Apps for Newbie or Beginner of Oculus Quest 2

Do you just got or received your brand new Oculus Quest 2 VR headset? And you are not sure what games or apps that you must try first? Well, sometimes, it can be quite tricky. Some games or apps might caused you nausea or motion sickness easily. If that happen, you might get discourage to continue using it and feel like you are wasting your money buying it. No worry, guys. In this article, we will share with you the best Oculus Quest 2 games and apps for newbie and beginner like you…

1) First Steps for Quest 2

First Steps for Quest 2
First Steps for Quest 2

This apps is like a tutorial session on how you can hold and use your controllers in a correct way. You’ll get to know which one is the “Trigger” and which one is the “Grip“. After you have done the tutorial, you will be introduced to two VR worlds. One is the shooting arena and one is the dancing place like a disco. It’s quite fun actually 🙂

Why suitable for Newbie or Beginner?

Well, it is like what the name mentioned. You can still skip this apps but it will be much better if you know how to handle your controllers and know the buttons on it. Perhaps as a formality before you start venturing on your own 🙂

Price: Free at Oculus Store (as of 16th February 2022)

Official Website: http://www.oculus.com/

2) Beat Saber

Beat Saber game for Newbie
Beat Saber

Beat Saber is a rhythmic VR game where you need to slash the cubes coming towards you and also at some points need to avoid the incoming obstacles.

Why suitable for Newbie or Beginner?

This game is very, very popular as the first entry point to the VR world especially for newbie and beginner of Oculus Quest 2. The game is pretty simple where you just need to move or swing your hands and do your dancing move while enjoying the game and the song.

Price: $ 29.99 USD at Oculus Store (as of 16th February 2022)

Official Website: http://beatsaber.com/

3) Richie’s Plank Experience

Richie's Plank Experience game for Newbie
Richie’s Plank Experience

Richie’s Plank Experience is a game designed to simulate the feeling of height. You will need to walk the plank on top of a building, 80 stories high. Beside walking on that plank, you can also do some flying like “Iron Man” as well. It is a short and fun game to entertain your friends, family and guests.

Why suitable for Newbie or Beginner?

It is simple to play. As easy as pushing the lift button and walk in a straight line. Furthermore, you’ll be flabbergasted by how virtual reality technology can make you feel like you are really at the top of the building.

Price: $ 14.99 USD at Oculus Store (as of 16th February 2022)

Official Website: https://toast.gg/

4) Real VR Fishing

Real VR Fishing game for Newbie
Real VR Fishing

Another good entry point for VR world. Real VR Fishing is fishing simulator with great, realistic scenery and graphics. Every time you catch the fish, you can release them in your personal virtual aquarium. Nice!

Why this game suitable for Newbie or Beginner?

It is relaxing and easy to play. You don’t have to worry about motion sickness or dizziness in this game.

Price: $ 19.99 USD at Oculus Store (as of 16th February 2022)

Official Website: https://www.realvrfishing.com/

5) Oculus TV

Oculus TV
Oculus TV

Oculus TV is place where you can enjoy varieties of videos, animations and interactive stories. For us personally, we really enjoy the immersive travel videos where you can turn around 360 degrees and feel like you are there.

Why suitable for Newbie or Beginner?

There is a lot of immersive 360 degrees videos that you can try to appreciate the beauty of virtual reality technology. A note of advice, if you suddenly feel sick watching it (eg. the roller coaster video), then just stop and move to other video. You can try the roller coaster next time when you already got your “VR Legs” (resistance to motion sickness).

Price: Free at Oculus Store (as of 16th February 2022)

Official Website: http://www.oculus.com/

6) Walkabout Mini Golf

Walkabout Mini Golf game for Newbie
Walkabout Mini Golf

In Walkabout Mini Golf, you can swing your club in eight unique 18-hole courses. The environment where you play is very serene and the background music is very relaxing. It’s something like a therapy while playing it.

Why this game suitable for Newbie or Beginner?

You can play the game with one hand only. During the start of the game, it keeps emphasize that you only need to play with one hand. Perhaps, this is to show how easy for you to play and enjoy it. This is definitely a must have Oculus Quest game for newbie and beginner.

Price: $ 14.99 USD at Oculus Store (as of 16th February 2022)

Official Website: https://mightycoconut.com/minigolf/

7) Wander

Wander
Wander

If you are someone who like to travel around the world, this apps is a must. Wander apps allows you to teleport anywhere in the world. It able to do this by leveraging the data from Google StreetView. You can also choose at which year that you want to visit. Feel like time traveler, huh?

Why suitable for Newbie or Beginner?

You’ll be impress with the power and wonder of VR immediately when you try it on. You can feel like you are really there on that location. Furthermore, the control to maneuver around is easy.

Price: $ 9.99 USD at Oculus Store (as of 16th February 2022)

Official Website: http://www.parklineinteractive.com/

8) Horizon Venues

Horizon Venues
Horizon Venues

Another good apps to start learning on how to socialize and make friends in virtual world. Horizon Venues is a place where you can watch event like sports, live concerts, comedy, games and many more with other people all over the world. From our experience, we managed to get some new friends here.

Why suitable for Newbie or Beginner?

It is easy to navigate. But the most important thing is, most of the times, the crowd and community here are usually well behaved.

Price: Free at Oculus Store (as of 16th February 2022)

Official Website: http://www.oculus.com/

Lastly…

We think that’s all for now on the best newbie games and apps for Oculus Quest 2. Most of the time, the games or apps listed above will not cause you immediate nausea or motion sickness. Another tips is that, you must try those apps under the Comfort Rating of “Comfortable“. The icon for it is at the top most from the list below (green circle).

Comfort Rating VR
Comfort Rating in Oculus Store

From there, then you can try more challenging apps and games to realize your investment of buying Oculus Quest 2. If you would like to see more best games and apps, you can read the article here.

Are you now getting excited to try VR after you read this? If you don’t have a VR headset yet, we think this is the right time for you to get it 🙂

Have fun, newbies!!

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.