What VR Headsets Work With Roblox – In-Depth Guide

Virtual reality is a technology that generates a 3D environment where the audience can experience the scenes and objects in a realistic form as close to reality as possible.

Today, VR technology accounts for being one of the immensely popular forms of technology. It is used for several purposes, some of them being entertainment (gaming), education, healthcare, etc.

The device used by the users to perceive the 3D environment is known as Virtual Reality Headset. Different gaming platforms support different headsets. Roblox is one of the leading gaming floors, and the headsets supported by Roblox VR are HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Xbox Control Scheme.

Quick Summary

In this article, we will discuss in detail each of the VR Headsets that are supported by the gaming platform Roblox. 

We will also discuss different content from their description to pros and cons, and finally, FAQs concerned with the products.

VR Headsets Supported By Roblox

Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift was released in 2016. It is among the top favorites of users for being one of the most efficient virtual reality headsets.

The use of Oculus Rift requires login through a Facebook account, which also means that you can invite friends easily and connect with them.

It is known to be one of the most simple and easy to handle and use VR headsets. 

After Oculus Rift was launched, following that many more versions were also released. These include:

  • Oculus Go
  • Oculus Quest
  • Oculus Rift S
  • Oculus Quest 2

How To Enable VR On Oculus Rift?

Step 1: Make sure Roblox is installed on your computers. 

Step 2: Firstly, as you open the Oculus App on your system, in the upper right corner there will appear a gear icon; select that.

Step 3: Moving on, select gear settings, and following that select the General setting option.

Step 4: Now select the toggle button for “Unknown sources” and continue to play by confirming the setting.

HTC Vive

HTC Vive is a virtual reality headset that was released in 2016. It provides an opportunity to experience an extremely realistic environment.

It is supported by both sitting and seated placements. 

One of the interesting features of the HTC Vive is that it informs the player when they are at the endpoint of crossing the boundary of the play area.

Until now, after the HTC Vive, there have been 3 series of HTC Vive released. They are as follows:

  • Vive Focus Series
  • Vive Pro Series
  • Vive Cosmos Series

How To Enable VR On HTC Vive?

Step 1: Firstly, open the SteamVR app on your system.

Step 2: Now, turn the HTC Vive base stations on, and then make sure that the headset is connected to the system through the link box.

Step 3: Finally, turn on the controllers. You can do that by pressing the system button until you hear a beeping sound.

If the status icon on the SteamVR app turns green, it means that you are ready to play.

Xbox One Controller

Xbox One controllers are known to provide ease and comfort to the players, and that is the most looked-for feature in a controller. 

Each of the new controllers consists of improved features and better specifications than the previous version.

Roblox Xbox One Controls 

“X” – Leave Game

“Y” – Reset

“B” – Going back

“A” – Accept

“Start” – Open or close the menu

“D-Pad” – Navigate

“RT” – Using equipped tool

“Right stick snap” – First person toggle switch

“Right Camera” – Camera Rotate

LB/RB” – In order to equip or unequip tools 

Select” – Enter or exit navigation mode

There are many Xbox one controllers and each comes with unique features. Some of the best ones include the Xbox One Wireless Controller, Xbox Elite Wireless controller 2, and Power A Enhanced controller.

Xbox One Wireless Controller

This wireless Xbox One Controller offers a comfortable experience to the player with a range of upto 30 feet. It’s unique characteristics such as D-pad, thumbsticks, and many more provide an edge to it over other devices. 

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller 2

The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller 2 not only offers customization through Xbox Accessories App but extended gameplay with 40-hour battery life and quality performance with many other features. 

PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller

The PowerA Enhanced Controller has performance-packed features that offer a significantly superior experience with its brilliant design and advanced gaming monitors.

How To Play Roblox On Xbox?

Make sure you have Roblox launched on your Xbox. Once you sign in, you will have access to many games to play. However, it is known that each experience might or might not have different controls. 

How to Enable VR Mode on the Xbox One Controller?

There will appear a menu button in the top left side corner of the System Menu. Select the VR option and turn it on. VR mode will be enabled.

What is Roblox?

Roblox is one of the most popular online platforms for gaming, and it consists of over 40 million games. It aims to bring people together through their interest in and passion for games.

The majority of the games are not VR-supported yet in Roblox. However, it is a technology that is gaining pace rapidly, and there are many Roblox VR games that have gained popularity among players in a very short time.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many available headsets are supported by Roblox VR?

Roblox does not support any other headsets other than the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and some Xbox controllers. 

How much time does Oculus Rift take to charge?

Oculus Rift takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours to charge.

Does Oculus Rift support directional, and body movements?

Oculus Rift does not have an in-built feature that supports room-scale movements. However, an additional sensor can be attached and used alongside.

Is HTC Vive supported by HTC?

Currently, HTC has discontinued selling the HTC Vive. However, it can be bought through third-party sellers. HTC Vive is available on Amazon.

Which platforms are compatible with HTC Vive?

It supports a PC or laptop with enough storage capacity and other required specifications. However, it is not compatible with Xbox One, or PS4.

Does HTC Vive support multiplayer mode?

Yes, HTC Vive does support multiplayer mode. It depends on the game and whether it provides a multiplayer mode experience.

How many hours does an HTC Vive battery last?

When used with VR, an HTC Vive battery lasts approximately five and a half hours.

Are there any gaming platforms supported by HTC Vive?

HTC Vive supports the SteamVR gaming platform officially. It supports all the games available on this platform.

Conclusion

Roblox features most of the top virtual reality games. It is also one of the most trusted platforms for online gaming. It has been a go-to platform for players.

Similarly, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are two very efficient headsets that are known to offer unique specifications and deliver the value they claim to offer.

Have you used any of the above-mentioned VR headsets with Roblox? Share your experience with us in the comments below.

Author

  • 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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