We've known for some time that Beat Games, the developer behind the iconic VR rhythm game Beat Saber, have been working on a ground-breaking multiplayer mode for the game. The feature has apparently been on the agenda since the game's release over two years ago. But, after a long time waiting, it was finally launched on select systems yesterday.
Multiplayer is available in both private and public matches, meaning that Beat Saber also features a Quick Play matchmaking feature. Up to five people can play the new multiplayer modes together. A "new arena-like environment specially crafted for use in multiplayer" was also included in the update, as well as avatars with customizable features.
However, Beat Games have announced that the multiplayer mode is currently not supportive of cross-play between systems. Furthermore, only official and DLC songs available in the base game will be compatible with the new multiplayer modes.
The Beat Saber multiplayer update was released for free yesterday, the 13th of October. However, for the time being the feature is currently only available on PC and Quest. We've known for some time that the PSVR update could be delayed and RoadToVR.com has reported that the studio is "working hard" to bring the game mode to PlayStation.
Beat Saber isn't the only VR application which has seen massive updates this month. Rec Room has announced brand new activities, exclusively for the newly-released Oculus Quest 2.