How to Play Playroom VR – Tips, Tricks, FAQs, & More

Virtual reality (VR) has become very popular over the last couple of years. The latest version, called playroom VR, allows kids to interact with virtual toys through their smartphones or tablet.

In this article, we will tell you how to play Playroom VR. Let’s go!

How to Play Playroom VR?

To play Playroom VR, follow these steps:

  1. Download the app from Google Play or App Store
  2. Open the app and select “Play”
  3. Select a room
  4. Choose your character
  5. Move around in the virtual world
  6. Enjoy!

The app is free to download from the Google Play Store. Once downloaded, open it up and follow the instructions to get started.

To use Playroom VR, you’ll first have to set up the Gear VR with your phone. Then, you can start playing games or watching videos inside the virtual reality experience.

You can also watch live streams on YouTube and Facebook. If you want to take advantage of all that Playroom VR has to offer, make sure you’re connected to Wi-Fi so you don’t run out of data.

Playroom VR

Playroom VR

Playroom VR is an immersive virtual reality game for children. It lets them explore different worlds and meet new characters. You can choose between two modes: Explore and Adventure. In Explore mode, you can move freely within the environment while looking at the objects around you. In Adventure mode, you are given objectives such as finding hidden items.

There are more than 30 rooms available in Playroom VR. Each one comes with its own theme, including space, animals, dinosaurs, and even outer space.

If you like what you see, you can buy additional content for $0.99 each.

How to Use Playroom VR?

Playroom is designed to be used by kids ages 3 to 7. To use the app, you need a Samsung Galaxy S7 or later smartphone running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or higher.

  1. Download Playroom VR from Google Play or the App store.
  2. Open the app and select “Play”.
  3. Select a room.
  4. Choose your character.
  5. Move around in the virtual world.
  6. Enjoy!

Playroom VR Features

  • More than 30 rooms to explore
  • Meet new friends
  • Watch live streaming videos on YouTube and Facebook
  • Buy extra content for 99 cents each
  • Free to download
  • Compatible with any Samsung Galaxy S7 or a newer device running Android 6.0 or higher

Playroom VR Tips

  • Make sure you have enough battery power before starting the app.
  • Don’t forget to turn off the screen when not using the app.
  • When using Playroom VR, keep your hands away from the display.
  • Keep the volume low if you are near other people.
  • Be careful about where you place your head.
  • Do not use headphones while playing.
  • Avoid touching the screen.


Play with Asobi

Asobi is a robotic dog that players can summon by touching the touchpad. Players can play with Asobi in various ways, and Asobi has the capability to identify different people through facial recognition technology. Asobi is an evolution of the earlier Asobi 2.0.

Asobi’s abilities include:

  • Summon Asobi by tapping the TouchPad
  • Talk to Asobi using voice commands
  • Give Asobi a name
  • Feed Asobi food
  • Change Asobi’s color
  • Take photos of Asobi
  • Share Asobi’s

AR Bots

AR Bots is an augmented reality game where players place 40 robots into their DualShock 4 controllers. Players can then see these robots from within the game using the touchpad. They can use the motion sensors and the button inputs to control them.

You can display the robot characters on the TV instead of the game console’s main menu by swiping up on the touchpad. When the robot characters are on the TV, they can be interacted with using the PS Camera’s depth capability.

The AR Bots mingagae was first included in Uncharted: Drake’s Forte and was later re-introduced in Uncharted: Golden Abyss

AR Hockey

Using two controllers, augmented reality (AR) hockey uses a virtual play field in front of the players, which is stretched by the motion sensor. To score, the first player must hit the puck into the opponent’s net using the paddle controller.

There are three modes available for Air Hockey: Standard, Hockey Battle, and Free Play. In Standard, players use regular hockey sticks; in Hockey Battle, they use helmets with sensors that track their movement; and in Free Play, players don’t need any equipment at all.

You can also use the Create Mode feature to create your own custom game.

AR Bowling

AR Bowling is a minigame based on bowling. It requires two controllers, and players must hit the pins with the controller’s analog stick to knock them over. If a pin falls, the player loses a point. There are three difficulty levels (Easy, Medium, and Hard) and five balls per level. The game ends after all the pins have been knocked over.

AR Golf

AR Golf is a minigame similar to golf. Players must swing the controller around in order to strike a virtual ball into holes on the virtual course. Points are awarded for each hole completed.

AR Soccer

AR Soccer is a soccer-based minigame. Players must kick the ball into the net using analog sticks. Points are awarded for every successful shot.

AR Tennis

AR Tennis is a tennis-based minigame that requires two controllers. Players use analog sticks to move the paddle back and forth to hit the ball. Each time the ball hits the opponent’s court, they lose a point. The game ends when either player reaches 15 points or when the other player misses the ball.

AR Volleyball

AR Volleyball is a volleyball-based minigame in which players must throw the ball at the opposing team’s net. Points are awarded for hitting the ball into the net.

AR Basketball

AR Basketball is a basketball-based minigame where players must shoot baskets from behind the baseline. Points are awarded for making shots.


As you can see, Sony has done an excellent job of integrating its new technology into several different games. While some may not find these features particularly useful, others will enjoy having access to such advanced technology.

We hope that this article was helpful. If you have any queries feel free to reach out in the comments section below.


  • Victor Marquez

    Victor is the Editor in Chief at Techtyche. He tests the performance and quality of new VR boxes, headsets, pedals, etc. He got promoted to the Senior Game Tester position in 2021. His past experience makes him very qualified to review gadgets, speakers, VR, games, Xbox, laptops, and more. Feel free to check out his posts.

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