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Step out of your comfort zone and into the ring with today's list of the 10 best immersive fighting games currently available for VR.
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10+ Best VR Fighting Games of 20206 min read

Nick Rasmussen

Bad day at work? Looking to blow off some steam? Well, you have come to the right place. It’s time to wrap up those wrists and prepare yourself for a martial arts adventure. On today’s list of the top 10 best VR fighting games, we’ll take you through A-Z of the current landscape of immersive violence.

From homages to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, to good old virtual boxing and all the way to intergalactic virtual butt-kickery, today should have plenty of content for you to indulge in.

While we all want these games to be the next AAA+ title immersive Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat or Tekken, we have to give some credit to the developers our there, and their often limited resources in building these types of games to a market that hasn’t quite found its footing yet. That being said, we do have some great heavyweights in here today.

🥊 Top Pick

The Thrill of The Fight

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The Thrill of the Fight is a boxing simulator that works very well across all levels of analysis. From the sound to the gameplay and the wonderful roomscale adaptaion – this VR fighting game is really a must have for you boxing fans out there. Especially those of you who want to experience a genuiune experience without getting hurt.

Developer: Ian Fitz
Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index, Windows MR

 

Fighting Clans

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Fighting Clans is the first Street Fight game out there. It was released on the 4th of March 2020 for the HTC Vive and the Rift. Fighting Clans involves everything you might expect from a dirty, non-flashy fight game where the best fighters rule supreme and rules are something we don’t talk about. Fight to win in this highly engaging storm of immersive violence.

The premise of the game is quite simple – you work for the mafia to pay down a debt you owe, and the way you pay off your trouble is by fighting on-demand for the mafia and their gang of scumbags. Plenty of action to boot, and not a game for the the feint of heart!

Developer: Xocus
Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index

 

Space Fist

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Space Fist is first up on today’s list. It was released back in 2017 and has picked up plenty of interest, despite it being a bit sci-fi of nature. The fighting game lets you flex your fighting prowess with kicks, hooks and uppercuts across a wide range of different environments.

Developer: WING VR
Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index

 

VFC

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VFC is a VR fighting game that pays homage to the UFC, and one that relies heavily on multiplayer as well. Well worth taking for a spin, if you have ever been into games of Tekken or Street Fighter with your friends as a kid. Release date looks to be around Q3 2018.

Developer: L&L Studio
Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index, Windows MR

 

The Fastest Fist

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The Fastest Fist is a VR fighting game that simulates being in the ring with a paid of training pads. Time your attacks and see how high you can score, as you jab your way through a highly modern alternative to the ring where you might actually get hurt!

Developer: Skyar VR
Compatibility: HTC Vive, Valve Index

 

Knockout League

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Knockout League is a VR fighting game that is filled to the brim with memorable fantasy characters for you to fight. While the voice acting doesn’t seem to be that great, the production levels are some of the highest ones on today’s list. Definetely a must-have if you plan to download a fighting game for VR today.

Developer: Grab Games
Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index, Windows MR

 

Virtual Boxing League

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Virtual Boxing League is a madly realistic boxing simulator that pins you up against powerful adversaries all of whom utilize a realistic fighting style. Not only do you have access to 1:1 fighting, there’s also plenty of physics-based workouts for you to give a try.

Developer: Spellbook
Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index, Windows MR

 

Boxing Apocalypse

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Picture being the world’s best assassin, locked up in a space prison, captured by nefarious aliens. Caged and oppressed, your captors are having inmates battle each other to the death. Use your boxing skills to fight your way to freedom in this sci-fi VR fighting game for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

Developer: Gotham City Films
Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index

 

Kunlun Fight

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Kunlun Fihgt is a first person VR fighting game in which you get to fight some of the worlds most advanced martial arts masters such as Buakaw Banchamek. Whether you’re into kickboxing, taekwondo, muay thai, you’ll find something in Kunlun for you to do for sure.

Developer: Skyline Games
Compatibility:
HTC Vive, Valve Index

 

Box VR

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BoxVR is a rhythm-based boxing inspired workout. If you are looking to burn calories in VR, this is arguably the best VR app you can possibly get. As you make your way through the game you can see how many calories you’ve burnt. The players in this VR fighting game burn approximately 30 million calories a week, so there’s a long standing history of this stuff actually working.

Developer: FitXR
Compatibility: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Valve Index, Windows MR

 

Punch Pad Workout

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Punch Pad is a workout as well as a memorization game for the HTC Vive. In the game you must punch the pads in front of you, in a correct order which is being called out over 3 rounds. The game is incredibly simple in nature, but has a habbit of having captivated for a long time, trying to up the score.

 

Summary: Top 10 Best VR Fighting Games 2020

That’s it for today’s list of the most awesome content out there for you fighting spirits. We ask that you enjoy our list, but while doing so, try to make sure not to knock out a television or any expensive furniture as you go. Many an immersive warrior has met his or her end, accidentally falling into a table, or knocking over a relative.

Written by Nick Rasmussen

Blogging about VR and helping Envato grow their affiliate program.

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