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Something for the Weekend: Discounts on Steam

For those who may find themselves looking for something now to play over the next week on their HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or OSVR, we have just the thing. VRFocus has delved into Steam’s library of virtual reality (VR) titles to find discounts for the budget-conscious.

Assetto Corsa

Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, OSVR

For those who don’t fancy waiting for Project Cars 2 or Gran Turismo Sport, there is another option. Driving simulator Assetto Corsa is available at a 60% discount, reducing it to just £9.19 (GBP). Alternatively there are DLC or Season Pass bundles available for £11.99 or £5.16, a saving of 60% and 71% respectively.

Elite Dangerous

Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, OSVR

Elite Dangerous doesn’t really need an introduction. A vast multiplayer space opera where players can get control of a small spaceship and then proceed to do… pretty much anything they fancy. The base version of Elite Dangerous is on sale for £13.39, a 33% discount. Or you can buy the Elite Dangerous: Commander Deluxe Edition for £26.79, also a 33% discount.

FORM

Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Adventure-puzzle title FORM is offering surreal exploration for a discount. The sci-fi puzzler by Charm Games is available for £8.99, a 40% discount off the usual price of £14.99.

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Chroma Lab

Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

For those who miss the gold old days of trippy WinAmp visualisations, this particle physics simulator might just be for you. The recently launched title is being offered for £3.59, a 10% discount on the usual price.

The Sniper VR

Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

As you would expect from a videogame with that title, The Sniper VR is all about cutting down foes from a distance. There’s even a stabilisation system for those who don’t have the steadiest of hands. The Sniper VR can be bought for £8.24, a 25% discount.

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Dead Effect 2 VR

Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

The latest addition to the popular Dead Effect franchise by Badfly Interactive brings the first-person shooter into VR. The title is available to buy for £11.99, a discount of 20% on the usual price.

Final Soccer VR

Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

One for the Football fans (Soccer to our readers in the US). Experience what it is like to be a goalkeeper or striker, hone your skills with animations made my motion capture of real football players. Final Soccer VR is available for £7.49, a 50% discount. Or you can by the VR Arcade bundle with four titles for £24.56, a 56% discount.

A Legend of Luca

Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

A VR rogue-like RPG using Greek/Roman mythology as a basis. Players can pick up one of the ‘weapons of virtue’ and enter procedurally generated dungeons to hunt down evil. A Legend of Luca is available for £7.49 at a 50% discount, or can be bought along with the soundtrack for £9.49, also a 50% discount.

VR Regatta – The Sailing Game

Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

If you’ve ever wanted to go sailing, but live too far from the water, fear not, there is an answer. In VR Regatta – The Sailing Game, players can learn the intricacies of running a sailing yacht without ever getting wet. The title is available for £7.25, a discount of 34%.

Aeon

Compatibility: HTC Vive

A VR shooter title that discards intricate story in favour of fast-paced action. Players start out with a pair of swords and two guns and then are charged with cutting down the enemy, with a bullet-time slow motion mechanic to make things easier. Aeon is available for £15.19, a 20% discount.