A lot of VR builders are reporting large will increase in gross sales due to the launch of the Oculus Quest 2 final week.
Builders behind video games like Pistol Whip, Waltz of the Wizard and extra got here ahead on Twitter. Denny Unger, CEO of Pistol Whip developer Cloudhead Video games, for instance, said that the rhythm shooter has seen its gross sales improve tenfold since launch of the standalone headset on October 13th.
Builders didn’t present particular gross sales numbers however, for context, Pistol Whip was already certainly one of a handful of apps to generate greater than $three million in income on the unique Quest alone. Waltz, in the meantime, additionally noticed its gross sales improve ten occasions, as confirmed by developer Aldin Dynamics CEO, Hrafan Thorisson.
Quick Journey Video games’ Andreas Juliusson, in the meantime, confirmed that sales of the developer’s two Quest video games, Apex Assemble and The Curious Story Of The Stolen Pets, had been up 800% on launch day in comparison with the day earlier than.
Lastly, Sergio Hidalgo, developer of VR horror recreation, Dreadhalls, supplied a enjoyable graph to point out the uptick in gross sales of his recreation.
Dreadhalls’ gross sales on the Quest platform. 😲😀 pic.twitter.com/ATvobTMvDO
— Sergio Hidalgo (@SerHidal) October 16, 2020
The unique Quest already supplied an encouraging lifeline within the VR market for a lot of builders and these early figures recommend Quest 2 might carry that pattern on. This week hasn’t been a completely profitable transition for Fb, although; on-line many shoppers are speaking about having bricked systems due to the headset’s dependence on the social platform.
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