Percentile Rank

Beat Saber is ranked in the 98th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

88

Top Critic Average

100%

Critics Recommend

Based on 17 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Scored Reviews

Daily Star
Dec 14, 2018

A simple premise brought to life as a transfixing mix of lights, sound, and swords every PlayStation VR owner should consider buying.

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Daily Star
Jun 1, 2019

Beat Saber is the perfect recipe for a rhythm game. Easy to pick up, difficult to put down, and a wealth of complexity to explore once it has you hooked.

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SA Gamer
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Dec 17, 2018

Beat Saber is, quite simply, the perfect VR game. Slashing blocks with lightsabers couldn't be more fun and it's accessible to everyone. It takes the concept of virtual reality and implements a hyper-focused gameplay experience to deliver an experience unlike anything you've ever seen before. While being relatively simple in its design, everything is just set dressing for the lightsaber flailing madness that you'll partake in. And you'll love every second of it.

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IGN
9.5 / 10.0
Dan Stapleton

Top Critic

9.5 / 10.0
May 30, 2019

Beat Saber should be the go-to for introducing people to the potential of VR gaming. Its simple to learn, damn near impossible to master rhythm gameplay is outstanding.

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PowerPyx
9.2 / 10.0
PowerPyx
PowerPyx
9.2 / 10.0
Nov 20, 2018

Beat Saber is the best use of PSVR to date. It's the most fun I've had with a game in years.

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SECTOR.sk
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 29, 2018

Fresh, fun, addictive, and easily accessible must have VR rhytm game.

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Gameplanet
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jan 9, 2019

Beat Saber is possible the best VR experience ever made. It is an incredibly satisfying rhythm game which uses the immersion of VR to evoke a sense of scale, power and energy that hugely enhances the underlying gameplay loop. The mechanics, music and VR environment tap into something deep in your psyche that creates an irresistibly fun and empowering experience.

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The Games Machine
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jan 2, 2019

Beat Saber is a rhythm game that's both simple and fun. Unfortunately, its soundtrack is very limited at the moment.

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PlayStation LifeStyle
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 21, 2018

Beat Saber is among the defining VR titles, pushing the platform forward in fun and unique ways. Driving music underlines a virtual reality experience that's a huge workout. Despite being exhausted, I found myself losing hours at a time to Beat Saber, replaying my favorite tracks to try and master them. Simple, fun, and addictive, Beat Saber has a hook that will immediately grab players and keep them engaged for a long time. Hopefully Beat Games continues to support the platform, adding to what I would consider an essential VR experience.

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Game Informer
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Dec 5, 2018

Beat Saber is a blast, and one of the best experiences you can have in virtual reality. You truly feel like a musical samurai (even if you look silly to everyone watching)

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Gameblog
9 / 10
9 / 10
Dec 19, 2018

Beat Saber is, to put it simplye, one of the best VR games we have ever tried so far, and one of the coolest and most rewarding music games ever. The soundtrack is overall very good, but unfortunately a little bit limited for a game of its kind, and we could also regret the absence of an online VS mode, but no good reasons shall turn you away from this fantastic rhythm game, which is an instant classic for virtual reality.

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GameSpot
8 / 10
8 / 10
Nov 26, 2018

Beat Saber is an exhilarating rhythm game that makes a strong impression on PSVR with challenging levels, superb motion tracking, and well-tuned difficulties.

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Push Square
8 / 10
8 / 10
Dec 13, 2018

Beat Saber is a thrilling rhythm game that makes ideal use of virtual reality to envelop you in an enthralling tour down the coloured highway, time after time. We suspect it's the kind of game that will resonate with just about anyone, VR sceptic or not, and it's an essential addition to any PlayStation VR owner's library.

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Saudi Gamer
4 / 5.0
4 / 5.0
Nov 28, 2018

An engrossing and hectic game and one of the best VR experiences, and this version while an important feature kind of makes up for it with a bevy of smaller new features.

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FingerGuns
8 / 10
8 / 10
Nov 26, 2018

Beat Saber is as good as you imagine it to be no doubt there and has joined the ever-growing list of must-play games on PSVR.

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TechRaptor
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 5, 2018

Beat Saber is an awesome VR game that should be in everyone's collection. However, a fairly limited official song collection keeps it from being as good as it possibly can be.

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Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

8 / 10
Nov 26, 2018

Imaginative use of VR to make one of the best new music games of the generation, and which also manages to be the best Star Wars game never made.

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