Bartender VR Simulator Serves Up a Quest Edition

Hot on the heels of the launch of Horror Bar VR, VR Factory has today launched Bartender VR Simulator for Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro. According to the developer, the Meta Quest version is a nearly 50% “more developed” version of a game that had a loyal fan base released a few years ago on PC VR and PlayStation VR. In this version, players will come face to face with customers ordering drinks, discover new bars and new game modes.

Players will be able to enjoy Bartender VR Simulator in practice, challenge and free mode. The game has put great emphasis on using authentic ingredients and equipment used by real-life bartenders. Very much contrary to Horror Bar VR, which – unsurprisingly – is a much more fantastical experience.

Bartender VR Simulator benefits from a collaboration between VR Factory and six-time Bartending World Champion, Tomasz Małek. Małek’s input strongly influenced the types of drinks, preparation techniques and ingredients players will see in the game. Each bar offers more complex drinks recipes that players must master. Such mastery is achieved through three techniques; building, stirring and shaking like professional bartenders. Along with their techniques, players must choose correct glasses, drinks proportions and sequences in order to be rewarded.

To ensure accuracy in the game, Tomasz Małek’s equipment recommendations were scanned using special 3D scanners and placed in the game world for best representation of tools. The result will sees players feeling like they run their own bar, learning and applying all the professional tricks.

Bartender VR Simulator screenshot

Bartender VR Simulator Quest Edition Features

One of the new additions for Bartender VR Simulator on Meta Quest headsets is the Pro Mode. This mode is unlocked after the player earns the bartender certificate. It offers five new timed gameplay challenges to test players’ skill under time pressure and results can be seen in the virtual scoreboard, adding some competition to the game.

Interactive music selection has been added to each of the professionally equipped bars. This allows players to choose their preferred music to serve drinks to. The theme music can be changed via an in-game asset such as a tablet, old radio, CDs, and more, adding a retro vibe to the game.

Bartender VR Simulator is be available on Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro from today. The game is already available for Oculus Rift and Rift S. You can also play on the original PlayStation VR, PICO headsets, and other SteamVR compatible headsets.

Are you interested in picking up Bartender VR Simulator on Meta Quest? Have you played it on a different HMD? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!