Synth Riders (2018), the rhythm-game VR from Kluge Interactive, originally released for PC and Oculus VR Quest-like game for one player. Now the Studio has released a cross-platform multiplayer mode that allows you to create private and public groups (“lobby”) for five players.
Lobbies are social, says Kluge Interactive blog Oculus, however, all microphones are automatically disabled as soon as a song starts. Every multiplayer lobby counts the total number of wins for the player, while the leaderboard allows you to scroll through several results songs.
The Studio is calling this update the biggest at the moment. In addition to multiplayer functionality, it includes a redesigned user interface, new song (“the Code War” from Nutronic), new phase (“abstraction”), new avatars, new sound effects and some updates to the map editor of the game.
According to the news on Steam, players can change the situation, choosing one of several modifiers such as “Prismatic Notes”, “Sudden Death” etc.
Take a look at the full list of changes below:
- Performance improvements throughout the game (running game became much faster)
- Improving frame rate in the gameplay
- 27 songs from the OST have been reassigned to improve problems with the synchronization of sound and improve the overall playback
- Cross-platform multiplayer mode for up to 5 players
- New visual style and menu design
- Restructured and simplified UX
- Brand new individual avatars
- New sound effects and new stage of “Abstract”
- Free bonus song “Nutronic” Code War (FiXT Label)
Map editor. The list of changes
- Support undo and redo
- Wall you can now move and rotate
- New input Manager, where the user can set/edit your custom combination klepac
- Custom color selector for notes