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Public Voting Opens For VR Awards Categories: VR Game of the Year and VR Social Influencer of the Year.

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Press Team

14 Sep 2021 | 3 min read

London – Tuesday 14th September 2021 6 PM BST 2021

With the announcement of the VR Awards finalists just last month, AIXR has now opened up the categories: VR Game of the Year and VR Social Influencer of the Year to public voting. Meaning public voting for VR Social Influencer of the Year is open from 13th September 6 pm BST to 27th September 6 pm BST and public voting for VR Game of the Year is open from 14th September 6 pm BST to 28th September 6 pm BST, the public will have the opportunity to support their favourite games and Social Influencers by casting their votes on who should win the coveted titles of ‘VR Game of the Year’ and ‘VR Social Influencer of the Year’.

The following finalists for VR Social Influencers of the Year have all been nominated by our judging panel veterans and media partners for their ongoing support, passion and production of high-quality virtual reality content. Winners are to be chosen by a mixture of our expert judging panel and public voting:

  • April Speight
  • Between Realities (duo of Alex_VR and Skeeva)
  • Cas and Chary VR
  • Nathie
  • Phia
  • ThrillSeeker
  • Tyriel Wood

We’ve also announced our VR Game of the Year nominees just last month, you can find the list here.

Vote for your VR Game of the Year here:

Vote for your VR Social Influencer of the Year here:

Last month AIXR announced that the Fifth International VR Awards will go virtual this November 18th, therefore allowing millions of people the opportunity to join the 5th Anniversary edition from a browser, phone or VR headset. Join the VR Award’s 2021 ceremony to celebrate all things VR excellence, tickets are now available to purchase through the VR Awards website.

Information surrounding the ceremony is being held tightly under wraps but with this year being their fifth-anniversary celebration, AIXR is looking forward to unveiling a unique virtual ceremony that will pay homage to the history and makings of the VR Awards with a few surprises in store that will once more disrupt the landscape of immersive events forever.


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About AIXR
Internationally, AIXR identifies, celebrates, and exemplifies the very best in immersive technology. By connecting people, projects, and knowledge together AIXR enables growth, nurtures talent, and develops standards, bringing wider public awareness and understanding to virtual and augmented reality industries. Officially founded in 2019, AIXR’s not-for-profit, the full-time team now boasts over 100 company members, supports a growing network of over 12,000 people internationally and works across North America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at

About VR Awards
The VR Awards is at the centre of recognition and celebration of outstanding achievement in VR. Combined with year-round international initiatives, the VR Awards brings together a night of red-carpet highlights, the celebration of excellence and unique access to the world’s most influential names in immersive technology.
The VR Awards is an unmissable awards ceremony for a wide range of decision-making professionals from various industries across the world. The VR Awards are overseen by AIXR’s independent Steering Board.

About the author:

AIXR is an independent, community first, not for profit organisation that exists to support individuals and companies of all sizes as the International trade body for immersive technology industries. AIXR or, The Academy of International Extended Reality, hosts the VR Awards annually. AIXR’s mission is to support individuals and companies in the immersive industry by endorsing, inspiring, and enabling innovators through removing barriers to entry and connecting a diverse collection of trades together.

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