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TheWave is a cross-platform virtual reality MMO that allows its users to perform live musical shows in a virtual venue. Grab a virtual reality headset and manipulate music and graphics for a live audience.

Publisher: WaveVR Inc.
Type: Music
Release Date: April 12, 2017
Shut Down: April 01, 2021
Pros: +Perform music in 3D space. +Generate music and visuals simultaneously. +Experience musical shows.
Cons: -Expensive hardware required. -Region locked live shows. -Tiny playerbase.

TheWave Shut Down on April 01, 2021


TheWave Overview

TheWave is a cross-platform virtual reality music MMO that brings musicians and fans together across the globe by allowing creators to perform virtual shows in 3D space. The software offers simultaneous music and visual creation, allowing creators to control the experience to great detail and put on unique audiovisual shows for fans. For fans, it offers a way to experience music unlike ever before, allowing music lovers to watch and participate in shows without having to travel to a venue. An added benefit of its virtual show feature is that fans can join their friends in enjoying music without being in the vicinity of each other, expanding a musician's reach globally.

TheWave Key Features:

  • Virtual Reality Performance – put on a performance for your fans in virtual reality, allowing you to generate and customize visuals and sounds to your tastes.
  • Worldwide Reach view your favorite musicians' shows without leaving your home, allowing fans to watch performers more often.
  • Customizable Tools – customize your setup for your preferred way of DJing or music creation, no traditional hardware necessary.
  • Bright, Crisp Visuals – enter a bright, colorful world and customize your visuals completely to suit the sound of your music.
  • Control Audio and Visual – simultaneously control audio and visual effects to create shows like never before.

TheWave Screenshots

TheWave Featured Video

DJing in TheWave - Music Mixing and Performance in VR with HTC Vive

Full Review

TheWave Review

Coming soon!


TheWave Screenshots


TheWave Videos

DJing In VR With Grimecraft + The Wave VR


TheWave Online Links

TheWave Official Site
TheWave Steam

System Requirements

TheWave System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit
CPU: Intel i7 quad core or better
Video Card: NVIDIA 970 | AMD R9 290 or better
RAM: 16 GB
Disk Space: 17 GB


TheWave Music & Soundtrack

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Additional Info

TheWave Additional Information

Developer: The Wave VR Inc.
Publisher: The Wave VR Inc.

Game Engine: Unity

Release Date: April 12, 2017

Shut Down: April 01, 2021

Development History / Background:

TheWave is developed and published by The Wave VR Inc., an Austin-based tech startup backed by venture capitalists comprised of a team focused on music tech. The project is created in Unity and is one of the first projects developed for Unity that ventured into music tech. They secured a $2.5 million seed round of funding with a variety of VC firms on August 5, 2016, and aim to have it ready for release in Fall 2016. It was demonstrated in a live performance at GDC 2016 by the musician Grimecraft. The game launched on April 12, 2017. The game was shut down on April 01, 2021.