How to play Roblox VR

How do I play Roblox in VR? Find out here for how to play Roblox on any VR platform.


3/26/20242 min read

a roblox man standing in front of a giant screen with a giant screen
a roblox man standing in front of a giant screen with a giant screen

Diving Into Roblox's Virtual Dimensions: Your VR Setup Guide

Unleash the Full Spectrum of Roblox in VR Dive deep into the heart of Roblox's universe with the magic of virtual reality. Whether you're wielding the futuristic Oculus Rift, Meta Quest Pro, Meta Quest 2, or enchanting your senses with HTC Vive and Valve Index via Windows PCs, the virtual world is your oyster. And for those adventurous souls with Pico, Reverb, and beyond, fret not; through the arcane arts of SteamVR, these devices find their unofficial passage into Roblox's realms.

Initiating Your VR Journey in Roblox Embarking on your VR quest with Roblox requires a sprinkle of preparation and a dash of digital wizardry. Follow these mystical steps after ensuring Roblox's presence in your digital domain:

  1. Connect Your Device to the Matrix: Ascertain that your device is intertwined with your PC and the VR Mode switch is flipped to "On" in the shadowy corners of in-experience settings (Menu>Settings>VR>On). For the curious minds, delve into the secrets of toggling VR Mode later in this tome.

  2. Invoke the VR Spirits for Your Device: Summon the Oculus VR or Steam VR into your realm through their respective apps.

Steam VR Spellbook:

  • Compatible Conjurations: HTC Vive, Valve Index, and other mystical artifacts.

  • From the Altar of Your Computer: Install and awaken the SteamVR spirit.

  • Enchant OpenXR: Anoint OpenXR as the chosen one for SteamVR's backbone.

  • Awaken Your Controllers: Awaken them with a press until they beep into existence; to send them back into slumber, press and hold until the beeping chant is heard again.

  • Green Means Go: Ensure all icons and hardware lights bask in the green glow of readiness.

  • Summon the System Dashboard: A simple press on either controller’s System button reveals your virtual command center.

Oculus VR Chronicles:

  • Guardians of the Realm: Oculus Quest2 w. Link, Meta Quest 2, Meta Quest Pro, Oculus Rift, and their allies.

  • In the Heart of Your Computer: The Oculus App must be summoned.

  • A Vision of Readiness: Only those wielding at least the NVidia GTX1060 magic or its equivalent may proceed.

  • Choose Your Reality: In the Oculus App, under Settings/General, select the OpenXR Runtime to weave your reality.

Breaching the Virtual Frontier: How to Leap Into VR Mode Toying with the fabric of VR in Roblox is akin to wielding magic. Here's how to master this art:

  • From Reality to Virtuality: To fade into VR, access the In-Game Menu (Menu icon), choose Settings, and toggle VR to On, followed by a realm restart.

  • From Virtuality to Reality: To return, summon the System Menu with ESC or the upper-left hamburger icon, toggle VR to On, and prepare for another restart.

This guide is your lantern in the dark, a beacon to guide you through the setup of Roblox VR, ensuring your voyage into virtuality is as seamless as stepping through a portal into another dimension. Welcome to the future of play, where the only limit is your imagination.