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What is Smash Drums?

Smash Drums is an epic VR drumming game featuring awesome rock music & destruction.

Rock & roll is not dead: it has never been more alive!

Factsheet

Developer: PotamWorks SAS (@MrPotam), France

Version 2.0 release date: Dec 2nd, 2021 (Quest store)

Version 1.0 release date: June 17th, 2021 (Quest App Lab) // July 8th, 2021 (Pico Neo)

Platforms: Meta Quest & Pico Neo

Website: smashdrums.com

Availability: Digital download

Languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Regular Price: USD 19.99

Press contact: contact@smashdrums.com

Social: Twitter, Youtube, Discord

Description

Get ready to ROCK and DRUM HARD in this unique VR rhythm game!
 

Embark on an epic drumming journey that will have you destroying multiple environments through chaos and flames! Be prepared to smash drums to 46* great rock songs, and more to come!

This is Smash Drums! 
Rock & roll has never been more alive...

* Quest only

Features

  • Unique, intensity-based gameplay: tap the crystal drums and SMASH the hell out of the burning drums!

  • Play 46* head-banging rock songs in forward or 360° modes, with four difficulties and many modifiers;

  • Smash down 9 environments in single-player mode, including: a prison, a rock show… and the Moon!

  • Multiplayer arena* (2-8 drummers): rule over the Co-op and Versus modes;

  • Live Ranking*: watch yourself climb up the leaderboards as you play (global or friends);

  • Unlock tracks, skins & achievements;

  • 90Hz (Quest 2)!

 

* Quest only

Trailers

Screenshots

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Logos

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Thumbnail Art

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Selected articles & coverage

Awards:

  • AIXR 2021 VR Game of the year finalist (link)

Articles:

  • UploadVR, May 6th, 2022 - "Smash Drums Adds 5 New Songs In Volcano Update" (link)

  • UploadVR, December 2nd, 2021 - "Smash Drums Is Available Now On The Oculus Quest Store" (link)

  • PC Gamer, June 17th, 2021 - "The best VR game trailers we saw at E3" (link)

  • Forbes, June 17th, 2021, launch announcement (link)

  • Road To VR, May 13th, 2021, "Drum-based Rhythm Game 'Smash Drums' to Release on Quest Next Month" (link)

  • GMW3/VRFocus, May 13th, 2021 - "Smash Drums Hits Oculus Quest in June" (link)

  • Newsweek, April 10th, 2021 - "Oculus Quest 2 Games: 7 Hidden Gems to Play Today" (link)

  • UploadVR, April 5th, 2021 - "Smash Drums Demo Adding More Songs Soon (uploadvr.com)" (link)

  • VRScout, February 8th, 2021 - "Top 5 App Lab Games Available Now On Oculus Quest" (link)

  • UploadVR, August 2nd, 2020 - "Smash Drums! is a VR Drumming Game Coming to Quest and Rift in 2021" (link)

  • UploadVR, September 2nd, 2020 - "Smash Drums SideQuest demo teases Drumming VR Game" (link)

  • Réalité Virtuelle, August 3rd, 2020 - "Smash Drums met la batteries en VR sur le devant de la scène" (link) (French VR news site)

Reviews:

  • Smash Drums VR Review - VR Reviews - Thumb Culture (link)

  • Test Smash Drums - Virtuaze (link)

Others:

  • IWOCon 2020 Official selection (link)

  • Podcast: The VR Download, September 2nd, 2020 (link)

  • App Lab launch: February 2nd, 2021, Smash Drums demo has been one of the twelve launch titles (link)

About PotamWorks

PotamWorks SAS is a french video game studio dedicated to VR, created by Potam in 2020.

Smash Drums is the studio's first game, but surely not the last one!