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This timeline of Rec Room's development was originally compiled by Lyuda; see also the original Google doc. See the News Archive for more details.

2016

May 25, 2016 - RecRoom beta testing begins!

June 1, 2016 - Light beams in Disc Golf added

Rec Room Trailer 1

Rec Room Trailer 1

June 15, 2016 - RecRoom is on steam, not yet available

June 17, 2016 - Against Gravity Discord server created

Disc Golf Throws

Disc Golf Throws

June 28, 2016 - Rec Room is officially early access on Steam!

July 6, 2016 - 3D Charades Released

July 19, 2016 - Paintball: River released

August 24, 2016 - Virtual Reality World Championships begin; Paintball: Homestead released

August 30, 2016 - Levelling system added

September 7, 2016 - Paintball Shotgun, Grenade, and Shield added

September 29, 2016 - RecRoom subreddit created

October 6, 2016 - Tutorial added

November 8, 2016 - RecRoom goes cross-platform, selfies added

November 23, 2016 - Handshake gesture added

Paintball- Quarry

Paintball- Quarry

December 9, 2016 - Paintball: Quarry released

December 16, 2016 - Raw Data weekend begins

December 22, 2016 - Private rooms, the lounge, thumbs up/thumbs down gesture added

2017

February 10, 2017 - Quest for the Golden Trophy released

March 9, 2017 - Paintball: Clearcut released

March 23, 2017 - Disc Golf: Propulsion released

April 7, 2017 - Team Lightning mode for 3D Charades released

Rec Room - The Rise of Jumbotron Trailer

Rec Room - The Rise of Jumbotron Trailer

April 20, 2017 - Quest: The Rise of Jumbotron released

May 5, 2017 - #roomcode released

May 20, 2017 - Co-Op Catch mode for Disc Golf released

June 8, 2017 - Rec Center released, Revamped Watch menu, Stream Mixer added

Rec Room - Spillway Trailer

Rec Room - Spillway Trailer

June 23, 2017 - Paintball: Spillway released

July 11, 2017 - Featured Events and Weekly Challenges released

July 21, 2017 - Level cap bump from 20 to 30

July 22, 2017 - Ice Skating bug fixed

August 4, 2017 - Expresso Menu released

Rec Room - Crimson Cauldron Trailer - New Quest

Rec Room - Crimson Cauldron Trailer - New Quest

August 18, 2017 - Quest: Curse of the Crimson Cauldron released

September 1, 2017 - Sandbox Machine added

September 15, 2017 - Park and Custom rooms added

October 2, 2017 - Maker pen added

October 13, 2017 - PSVR Soft launch

Rec Room – Open Beta Launch Trailer - PSVR - November 21st

Rec Room – Open Beta Launch Trailer - PSVR - November 21st

October 24, 2017 - PSVR and PC server merge

October 27, 2017 - Laser Tag Alpha weekend; Cheers system and Junior profiles added

November 10, 2017 - RC Cars added

November 18, 2017 - Laser Tag officially released

December 15, 2017 - ^clubhouses released

2018

January 12, 2018 - rec.net website released

January 17, 2018 - Share Camera tripod, Maker Pen snapping

Isle of Lost Skulls - Teaser

Isle of Lost Skulls - Teaser

February 1, 2018 - Isle of Lost Skulls preview released; fly mode added to Custom Rooms

February 15, 2018 - Merch Booth in Rec Center released, Circuits added

February 26, 2018 - First Creators Contest announced

March 1, 2018 - Isle of Lost Skulls released; Holotars added

March 15, 2018 - Walking added; Maker Room added

April 12, 2018 - Backpack and Consumables added

April 24, 2018 - Creators Contest 2.0 announced

April 27, 2018 - New Dorm Room released

May 9, 2018 - Store in Watch Menu added

Rec Royale - Alpha Weekend Teaser

Rec Royale - Alpha Weekend Teaser

May 26, 2018 - Rec Royale Alpha preview released

June 7, 2018 - Rec Royale (solo mode) released

June 21, 2018 - Gizmos and Object Tags added

July 13, 2018 - Facial features, Roles, and Screen Mode added; Mad Science Contest announced

July 27, 2018 - Rec Royale Squads Mode released

August 4, 2018 - ^RecRoyAll experiment released

Laser Tag - Cyber Junk City Trailer

Laser Tag - Cyber Junk City Trailer

August 9, 2018 - Laser Tag: Cyber Junk City released

August 28, 2018 - New Rec Center released

September 14, 2018 - Gaming Tables, Meeples, and Hair Dye potions added

September 27, 2018 - Costume Dummy added

Lone Shoe Lanes Trailer

Lone Shoe Lanes Trailer

October 11, 2018 - Bowling released

November 6, 2018 - Maker Pen 2.0 added

Rec Room - Crescendo of the Blood Moon Trailer

Rec Room - Crescendo of the Blood Moon Trailer

November 15, 2018 - Crescendo of the Blood Moon released

December 5, 2018 - Ceckpoints added to Ilse of Lost Skulls

December 14, 2018 - Inventions, Undo/Redo, Merge/Split, Manipulate, custom holsters added

2019

January 18, 2019 - Customization and saving of Dorm Rooms added

How to Rec Room - Self Scale with the Maker Pen (make yourself really big or small)

How to Rec Room - Self Scale with the Maker Pen (make yourself really big or small)

Feburary 7, 2019 - Publication of Inventions added; self-scaling added

February 14, 2019 - Purchase of Rec Tokens via Steam and Oculus added

^CAPTUREPOINT Teaser - King of the Hill mode

^CAPTUREPOINT Teaser - King of the Hill mode

March 14, 2019 - Gifting added; Capture Point released; Game Rules chip, State Machines, Circuit Boards, Beacons added

Rec Room UPDATE - Let There Be Lights!

Rec Room UPDATE - Let There Be Lights!

April 23, 2019 - Point Lights, Spotlight, and neon colors added

April 30, 2019 - Permanent hair dyes added

Rec Room - Oculus Quest Reveal Trailer

Rec Room - Oculus Quest Reveal Trailer

May 21, 2019 - Oculus Quest version released (including Maker Room, Rec Center, Dorm Room, Paintball, Charades, Dodgeball, Paddleball, and all custom rooms based on these); iOS version announced

June 4, 2019 - Quest for the Golden Trophy added to Oculus Quest version; 17 new Maker Pen colors; Select Sphere added

June 12, 2019 - Announcement of $24 million raised in new funding; Disc Golf: Lake added to Oculus Quest version

June 27, 2019 - The Rise of Jumbotron added to Oculus Quest version; weekly challenges improved (complete 3 out of 5)

July 2, 2019 - Maker Pen Handles added, local/world axes movement added, default values for circuit inputs added, Room Chat Menu added, purchase of Rec Tokens via PlayStation added

Textures

Textures

July 9, 2019 - Materials added

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