From The Atmospheric Dread Of “Lies Beneath” To The Bloody Intensity Of “Resident Evil,” These Terrifying Horror VR Games On Meta Quest Will Have You Begging For Mercy.
Unlike action and adventure games where you’re the hero full of guts and confidence, horror VR games turn the concept around and make you feel like a timid child who’s about to wet his pants! (now, that’s exaggerated. But just feel my vibe)
Horror games aren’t just about jumpscares and monsters, it’s more about the atmosphere, environment and the fear of the unknown.
So, in this list, we have gone to “terrifying” lengths to find the 19 best horror VR games that you can play on your Meta Quest headset
Are you brave enough to face the terrors?
Horror games without amazing sound are like cake without sugar, so here are the headphones/earphones that we recommend: Best Quest Headphones/Earphones – From Cheap To High
Here Are The Top 19 Best Meta Quest Horror Games 
19. Hello Neighbor: Search and Rescue
Hello Neighbor VR is a terrifying VR game where you need to sneak into your neighbour’s house to rescue your friends.
You’ll switch between characters with unique skills, solving environmental puzzles and uncovering hidden mysteries as you explore the eerie mansion.
It’s all about outsmarting the Neighbor and saving your friends without getting caught
18. Layers of Fear VR
Layers of Fear is not just any VR horror game; it’s a first-person psychological horror experience.
In an ever-changing and creepy Victorian mansion, you delve into the mind of an insane painter and solve quests as you uncover his dark secrets, fears, and horrors through his artwork.
You have to explore an environment filled with macabre artwork and solve twisted puzzles to progress through the game.
17. Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife
16. The Exorcist Legion VR
The Exorcist Legion VR is a first-person horror game where you play as a detective investigating a series of grisly murders that seem to have supernatural elements.
With five standalone chapters, each with its unique storyline and atmosphere you’ll have to explore creepy locations, find hidden artefacts, learn the art of exorcism & battle demons with your exorcism tools.
But what sets it apart is its creepy atmosphere, which is heightened by realistic sound design and expertly executed voice acting from the cast!
So, are you ready to uncover the mystery in The Exorcist Legion VR? Spoiler alert! PLOT TWISTS ARE EXPECTED!
In Cosmodread VR you are stranded on an abandoned spaceship whose crew has disappeared without a trace. Your task is to explore the steel colossus and find a way back to earth.
Cosmodread belongs to the genre of roguelikes: after each death, the inventory, the rooms, and the opponents are re-rolled.
Therefore, every time you play, it creates a new and surprising situation, which keeps you coming back for many hours even after your first successful escape.
So, if you’re looking for a Horror Roguelike VR game then look no further than Cosmodread!
INVERSE is a 4-v-1 multiplayer horror VR game!
You’re the agents working together who have mistakenly opened a terminal that leads to another world full of deadly creatures.
Now you have to team up with your friends and restore the power that controls the terminals before time runs out.
You can communicate using walkie-talkies, revive each other, and set traps to slow down the monsters. It’s a total TEAMMATE Mayhem!
On the other hand, you can choose to be the Monster and defeat the Agents by avoiding their traps and using your supernatural abilities to spread horror in their world!
13. Dread Halls
12. Killer Frequency
Travel back in 1987 with “Killer Frequency,” a scary puzzle VR game inspired by slasher movies.
As night falls in the town of Gallows Creek, the killer makes his moves. The Police Chief is dead, people are in danger, and you, Forrest Nash radio DJ, are their only hope.
You’ll need to make quick decisions and solve puzzles because you’re the only one who can take calls & interact with people to save their lives.
Listen to a killer original soundtrack, explore a realistic radio station from the ’80s, and interact with physics-based objects from that era, like a cassette and a record player.
So, can you be the hero who saves the day? (*night)
11. Affected: The Manor
10. Please Don’t Touch Anything
The concept of “Please Don’t Touch Anything” is very simple: You’re in a room and there are a lot of things in it that you’re not supposed to touch, and if you do so, something horrible will happen.
The game is perfect for those who want to test their limits and see how much they can handle.
Because being the curious person that you are, you can’t help but press every button and flip every switch to see what they do.
8. Lies Beneath VR
LIES BENEATH takes survival horror to the next level with its comic book art style, full of scary & terrifying scenarios.
From searching for weapons to solving puzzles, every aspect of the gameplay will be heightened in VR. You don’t just witness Mae’s terrifying journey – you live it for yourself in LIES BENEATH VR.
The offers both melee and ranged weapons and the wondrous retro comic art style just elevates everything to 10X.
So, if you want to play an Action-horror survival game with a twist then Lies Beneath is THE game for you.
7. Jurassic World Aftermath
6. Into the Radius
Inspired by Soviet sci-fi classics, Into the Radius will have you on the edge of your virtual seat for over 20 thrilling hours.
You step into the blighted zone, cut off from the outside world, armed with nothing but your wits and an impressive arsenal of firearms.
Remember, survival in this horror-filled nightmare requires keen observation, calculated risks, and mastering the art of staying calm when things gets *scary* in the night.
5. Red Matter
Though Red Matter is one of the best-looking and visually stunning game; the frightful story and challenging puzzles makes Red Matter an overall frightful and memorable experience.
You take on the role of an agent sent to a base on the moon, where you must decrypt and solve puzzles using Red Matter technology.
It isn’t a jump-scare VR game, but it sure gets a little too creepy at times.
4. Arizona Sunshine
Arizona Sunshine is a game where VR meets the zombie apocalypse!
It is one of the first VR games that I’ve ever played in VR and it didn’t disappoint.
From the graphics to the deadly zombies, everything is so good in this game. And being a game filled with zombies, it obviously is scary!
So are you ready to Raise Some Hell? (oh, that’s DOOM’s Tagline right?)
3. Resident Evil 4 VR
We could not create a Top Best Horror VR Games List without mentioning Resident Evil 4. Yes! Leon Kennedy is back and he’s bringing all the scares with him!
You’re really there in that creepy abandoned village, frantically searching for ammo and fighting off hordes of crazed villagers.
The jump scares are intense and primal, and you’ll find yourself flinching and dodging attacks instead of just mashing buttons on a controller.
Experience it for yourself if you’re brave enough… but be warned, once you go VR, there’s no turning back.
Resident Evil 4 VR truly lives up to its legacy and is a must-play for any VR gamer.
Here are some more AAA games that you can play in VR:
1. The Walking Dead: Saint and Sinners
On the number 2 position of the Best Horror Meta Quest Games, we’ve placed The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners!
Step into post-apocalyptic New Orleans, where the streets are crawling with starving zombies and courageous survivors are clinging to hope.
It’s not just a zombie game, it’s a game about people in a zombie apocalypse.
So if you are looking for one of the best and at the same time most extensive VR games then go blindly with TWD:SaS.
1. Five Nights At Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted
Finally, the number 1 contender on the list of the Best Horror Meta Quest Games we’ve placed: FNF
Five Nights at Freddy’s VR is “The VR Horror” experience. It combines everything we love about the FNAF franchise with the dread of virtual reality.
The game tasks players with surviving night shifts at familiar locations from the series where they must navigate through each level while being stalked by terrifying animatronics.
The immersion and fear factor is off the charts, as players must face their animatronic fears in a whole new way.
So prepare to scream your heart out in virtual terror like never before. You won’t regret it. Just make sure to keep a spare pair of pants handy.
Want to record your or your friend’s gameplay? Then here’s the perfect guide for you: How To RECORD YouTube VR Videos On Meta Quest Guide
So that was our list of the Best Horror VR games on Meta Quest (1, 2, 3 + Pro). We hope that you enjoy them (or at least survive them!)
What are your top picks for the Best VR horror games? Let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to share our article with your friends – they’re sure to want to get in on the scares too!
Until Then Stay Strong VR Army!
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