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  VR Rhythm Hit Synth Riders Multiplayer Mode Released on Oculus Quest and Steam VR!
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02/27/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Kluge Interactive is excited to present the most significant update since the release of Synth Riders. Players can now meet and play together in the brand new Multiplayer Mode and enjoy a completely redesigned, streamlined user interface. The free update is now available for the Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift and, Steam VR.

Synth Riders is an action rhythm VR game that offers an immersive combination of music, dancing and working out. The game features 32 songs in a range of genres, official support for custom songs (also on the Oculus Quest), and a variety of modifiers and difficulty levels. Since the release of Synth Riders back in October 2019, the developer has been working closely with the player community, adding many requested features such as Party Mode, new visual stages, and much more, all the while preparing for this large update.  

In the just rolled out Multiplayer Mode, players across all platforms can meet together in lobbies with four others, connect through voice chat, and compete for high scores, all while dancing to their favorite OST and custom songs. Before each battle, players can spice up the competition by choosing from a collection of modifiers such as “Prismatic Notes“, “Sudden Death”, etc.

This update also comes with significant improvements to the game’s UX and visual style. Players will navigate redesigned menus and enjoy smoother, quicker and more intuitive interactions while choosing songs and browsing music packs. To celebrate the multiplayer release, the developer has also added a bonus free song and created brand new custom-designed avatars, sound effects, and visual stage.

Update highlights:

● Cross-platform Multiplayer Mode for up to 5 players

● New visual style and design of the menus

● Restructured and streamlined UX

● Brand new custom-designed avatars (PCVR only)

● New sound effects and a new visual stage

● A bonus free song “Nutronic” by Code War (FiXT Label)

The development of Synth Riders does not stop with this milestone release. Among planned updates, Kluge Interactive will soon release an “Electro Swing Essentials” DLC including songs from Parov Stelar, Jamie Berry and Electric Swing Circus.

The Multiplayer Update is now available for free in Synth Riders for the Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift (cross-buy), and Steam. New players can grab a limited-time discount for the game on Oculus Store and  Steam.

Release Trailer: https://youtu.be/f65-KEXgZGI

Oculus Quest Store Page: https:// oculus.com/experiences/quest/2436558143118760/

Steam Store Page: https:// store.steampowered.com/app/885000/