How does music affect the player experience in virtual reality?

Studienarbeit, Bachelorarbeit

Motivation

Different music genres and sound effects enhance the player's experience while playing games. Especially in VR- based games, that intend to convey the sense of “being” there in the virtual environment, music seems to be essential to create a more immersive experience.

Therefore, in this thesis, you should explore to which extent music affects player experience in VR.

Tasks

In this thesis, a comprehensive participation evaluation should be conducted. Using the existing story-based VR game beVaiR, it should be analyzed how music affects the player experience.

  • Literature research on related work
  • Evaluation with participants
  • Detailed analysis of results using statistical tests

The thesis can be written in German or English.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of statistical tests
  • Experience in conducting evaluations with participants
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