The music genre is shaping up to be a big part of virtual reality (VR) videogaming. Harmonix is already deep in VR developer with Harmonix Music VR for the PlayStation VR head-mounted display (HMD) and Rock Band VR for the Oculus Rift, for example. Today sees the announcement of another brand new music based VR title that offers an entirely new type of experience. That title is The Music Room from Melbourne-based Chroma Coda, which is on its way to the Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and HTC Vive.
The Music Room aims to give players a unique way to play VR instruments, record songs and share them online. Stepping into one of a number of locations, which include Australia’s famous Cherry Bar and a stage that was once host to none other than The Beatles. Users will be able to play drums, laser harp, pedal steel guitar and our unique chord harp, each of which the developer claims won’t be restricted by the limitations of playing physical instruments
Recording songs will be done by arranging loops using a layout system. A mailing list to find out more about the project is available on an official website, though little else about the title – including a look at gameplay – has yet been revealed. For the latest updates on The Music Room, keep reading VRFocus.