During the introduction video for the Facebook: Game Developers Showcase, Oculus’s Chris Pruett revealed an fascinating stat relating to simply how widespread the Oculus Quest has been since its launch in May.
“We look at the folks that turned on their devices around Christmas [in 2019] and 90% of those people are brand new to Oculus,” stated Pruett, the director of content material ecosystem for Oculus. “They’ve never owned an Oculus headset before.”
We already knew that Oculus as a complete and the Quest had an enormous Christmas. Previously, Facebook revealed that over $5 million of content had been sold on the Oculus Store on Christmas day alone and simply revealed that 20 different Oculus Quest titles have obtained over $1 million in income.
These are huge numbers that talk towards not solely the recognition and obvious success of the Oculus Quest but additionally to the expansion of VR as a complete. For instance, Sony only in the near past introduced that PSVR gross sales have surpassed 5 million units total. This remains to be the one main VR headset in the marketplace with concrete gross sales figures.
This newest statistic is one of many that proceed to point that many builders are, typically, finding success on the Oculus Quest platform. The builders of Apex Construct lately revealed that the Oculus Quest model of the sport has sold more units than any other platform combined. Likewise, the Quest model of Red Matter surpassed the Rift version in sales in just one week.
The 2020 plan for Quest is comparatively cloudy compared to the PC-based Rift platform, although. For Rift we all know huge unique titles like Lone Echo 2 and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond are coming quickly, however the Quest’s software program roadmap is much less definitive, relying totally on ports of current PC VR video games akin to Onward and Echo VR.
This story initially appeared on Uploadvr.com. Copyright 2020
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