Virtual Reality offers an exciting experience of immersion, and with advances in technology, VR gaming has improved significantly, giving birth to a niche of its own. Today there are entire channels built around VR gaming, and in this article, we take a look at the to p10 VR gaming influencers on YouTube, ranked by the number of their subscribers.
JoshDub – Subscribers: 1 million; Video views: 90 million
The channel was registered in 2013, however, the active production of VR gaming content started only in April 2016. Currently, there are 210 clips with new content published twice a week. The channel offers let’s play video both for VR and non-VR games.
TAKING A KID TO WAR – ZERO CALIBER VR is the best-viewed clip on the channel with over 3.4 million views.
Ctop – Subscribers: 971K; Video views: 270 million
Ctop is a Chicago-based Youtuber focused on VR-gaming content. Ctop registered on March 2014 and initially played all sorts of games like city-building strategy Bahished and Age of Mythology. VR Let’s play history starts on November 2016 with Rec Room on the HTC Vive that was viewed over 70,000 times.
Currently, there are 426 videos related to VR games out of nearly 2,000. The most popular video – Punching Gladiators Super Fast! Slow Motion Mode! – Gorn Gameplay – VR HTC Vive Pro – has nearly 8 million views and 1,400 comments.
3D-VR-360 VIDEOS – Subscribers: 950K; Video views: 205 million
The channel was registered in October 2015 to produce high-quality VR videos based on real-life events and video games. The content creator uses the most advanced hardware and software like Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Quest, Google Cardboard, VR Box 360, Oculus Rift and Playstation VR to ensure real stereo 3D and 360° experience.
Currently, there are 75 videos, new content comes out twice a week. The most popular video Best VR 360 Video was viewed 67 million times and commented over 12k times.
ProjectJamesify – Subscribers: 807k; Video views: 229 million
ProjectJamesify is a Netherland-based channel featuring Virtual Reality content with the HTC Vive. New videos are published every day offering subscribers the latest updates and reviews for the latest VR games releases. All games are played on PC and uploaded with high-quality FPS to ensure the best viewer experience. The channel was registered in June 2015, and currently, there are over 1,000 uploaded videos. The most popular clip was viewed over 2.7 million times.
MERPTV – Subscribers: 649K; Video viewers: 81 million
This Virtual Reality guy from the Netherland registered his channel in November 2013 and published 327 videos since that time. New clips come out twice a week, offering subscribers a thrilling experience of VR horror games and all sorts of VR simulators. MERPTV fans are attracted by humorous comments made by the player in the course of the game. The most popular video on the channel is about the zombie apocalypse. It has gathered over 12 million views and nearly 200k likes.
Fynnpire – Subscribers: 527K; Video viewers: 159 million
Fynnpire is an Australian VR gamer and streamer who likes playing Slime Rancher, Tiny Town VR, Amazing Frog, lots of Virtual Reality (VR HTC VIVE). He started his channel in February 2015 and published over 1,400 clips since that time. New videos come put six times a week. The most popular one featured Baby Hands VR is a VR Baby Simulator and gathered over 4.6 million views.
Nathie – Subscribers: 522K; Video viewers: 151 million
The channel was registered by Nathaniel de Jong in April 2009. It specializes in VR game reviews, let’s play content. It is packed with gameplay that introduces viewers into the world of VR, solid reviews and useful videos for VR enthusiasts. New videos are uploaded four times a week. Currently, there are over 1,000 clips on the channel.
Cheru – Subscribers: 351K; Video viewers: 77 million
This Australian YouTube guy has registered his channel in 2013 and started publishing VR-related content in June 2015. He likes playing battle simulators and ragdoll physics sandbox game like Amazing Frog, Brick Rigs, TABS (Totally Accurate Battle Simulator), Beast Battle Simulator and others. New content is published about three times a week.
Currently, there are over 1,200 clips on the channel. The most popular video is about naughty baby drinking toilet water. It has been viewed over 4 million times.
The Lonely Viper – Subscribers: 258K; Video viewers: 12 million
The Lonely Viper has started the channel in 2007 and has been focusing on VR games since September 2016. Currently, there are 60 videos on the channel featuring VR shooters. The content is published once a month with the most popular clip has been viewed nearly 1.5 million times.
3D ‘n’ Play – Subscribers: 220K; Video viewers: 96 million
The Youtuber’s origin is Brazil and it is one of the oldest gaming channels. It was registered in 2006 and started publishing gaming content on a regular basis in September 2010. There is a variety of 3D content that offers an experience of total immersion. The videos are adapted for TV / 3D Monitor, Google Cardboard, Google Daydream, VR Box Oculus Rift, Playstation VR, Cross-Eyed and the classic Anaglyph. New content is published twice a week. Currently, there are 641 clips uploaded on the channel.
This wraps up our list of the top 10 VR gaming influencers on YouTube. You can check out our section on the greatest influencers across industries and platforms for more top 10 lists.