Professional gamers like Ninja use this music game to practice their aim and improve their mouse skills - Here's how you can play for free
- "Osu!" is a free music game that lets you use a mouse, tablet or touch screen to follow along with different songs.
- Professional gamers use "Osu!" to practice aiming and improve their mouse skills.
- "Osu!" has tons of customization options- you can design your own tracks to play, or download hundreds made by other people online.
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If you've ever wondered how professional gamers keep their mouse skills so sharp, I've found the game for you. "Osu!" is a free music game for computers, inspired by classic Nintendo DS series of rhythm games "Osu! Tatake! Ouedan!"
The gameplay of "Osu!" is simple - you tap a series of circles to the beat of the music, occasionally dragging a ball or rotating a spinner on the screen as well. The game has a ton of customization options and players can make "beat maps" to match their favorite songs and share them with each other online.Professional gamers frequently use "Osu!" as a warm-up or practice before gaming, especially players who play shooting games like "Fortnite" or "Counter-Strike." For example, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the most well-known professional gamer in the world, recommends using "Osu!" in his new book "Get Good."
Even if you're not looking to push your mouse skills to the limit, "Osu!" can still be an addictive pasttime thanks to a limitless library of songs online. To get started with "Osu!," you'll need to download the game first. You'll start with about 40 tracks with a range of difficulties, and can use the same site to search for more.
Here's how to get started with "Osu!"