VR Chat is one of the first and most popular Virtual Reality games in the market.
VR Chat is a game where players can experience life in the virtual world.
One of the most exciting parts of the game is you can roleplay characters by using known characters like Sonic or Batman.
Another option is a more personalized one, custom models created by commissioned artists or players.
These models are called Avatars. However, where do we get custom avatars for VR Chat, and how do we use them?
This guide lists some of the best places to get custom VR Chat avatars and briefly explains how to use them.
Where Can You Buy Custom VR Chat Avatars?
There are various ways people can get their custom avatar for VR Chat.
3D artists can create and upload their own, while those who are not will have to search the internet.
You can find VR Chat avatars all over the web, mainly on websites that provide 3D models. Let us check some out.
Buying VR Chat Avatars on Sketchfab
Sketchfab is an excellent place for 3D model artists or game developers to get or show their assets for their games or other uses; one of those games is VR Chat.
You can freely download or buy a custom VR Chat avatar in Sketchfab.
Go to the website, or by clicking here, then search using the words VR Chat avatar or other related keywords.
The results should show custom VR Chat avatars available for free or purchase.
Buying VR Chat Avatars on the Unity Asset Store
The Unity Asset Store is another website where you can freely download or purchase 3D assets.
You can find custom VR Chat avatars in the Unity Asset Store simply by searching them.
However, you will need an account to access the buy or download feature of the website.
You can access the Unity Asset Store website here.
Buying Custom FR Chat Avatars on Fiverr
Fiverr is a website where freelancers can offer their services. Artists can upload their work for people to buy.
For artists who want to cater to VR Chat players, they have custom VR Chat avatars ready for purchasing and downloading.
Go to their search bar, then type in "VR Chat Avatar," and you should find what you are looking for. Their website is one click away right here.
To ensure the model's quality, one must look at reviews and ratings of the avatar or the creator.
You should look for other avatars if they are negatively reviewed or low-rated.
How Do you Upload a Custom VR Chat Avatar?
To upload your newly acquired custom VR Chat avatar needs more downloading and a little bit of careful reading comprehension.
Try to follow along as much as you can. However, for the sake of this article, we will focus on the PC version of VR Chat.
Set up a new 3D Project in Unity
Import the SDK assets; you can download them here.
Import your avatar and other required assets inside Unity.
Go to the "VR Chat SDK" tab on the navigation bar above, click on the "Builder" bar, and then click "Build & Publish for Windows."
Fill in the name, other descriptions, and settings you want to apply.
Click on "Upload," and you are ready to go.
You can check out JordanVR's video here if you want a step-by-step video tutorial.
With all that, you can now play with your custom VR Chat avatar. So enjoy your new life in the virtual world!
About the Author
Jai Smith has been playing video games since he was in diapers, burning rubber on classics like Need for Speed & Twisted Metal on PS1. He has over three years of digital publishing & SEO experience in games media and has worked under one of the largest gaming journalism companies in the world.