Immediately through the introduction video for the Fb: Recreation Builders Showcase, Chris Pruett, Director of Content material Ecosystem, Oculus, revealed an attention-grabbing stat concerning simply how well-liked the Oculus Quest has been since its launch in Might of 2019.
“We take a look at the oldsters that turned on their units round Christmas [in 2019] and 90% of these individuals are model new to Oculus,” says Pruett. “They’ve by no means owned an Oculus headset earlier than.”
We already knew that Oculus as a complete and the Quest had an enormous Christmas. Beforehand, Fb revealed that over $5 million of content material had been bought on the Oculus Retailer on Christmas day alone and simply at this time they revealed that 20 totally different Oculus Quest titles have acquired over $1 million in income.
These are massive numbers that talk in direction of not solely the recognition and obvious success of the Oculus Quest, but in addition to the rising recognition of VR as a complete. For instance, Sony only recently introduced that PSVR gross sales have surpassed 5 million items complete. That is nonetheless the one main VR headset in the marketplace with concrete gross sales figures.
This newest statistic is certainly one of many that proceed to point that many builders are, usually, discovering success on the Oculus Quest platform. The builders of Apex Assemble lately revealed that the Oculus Quest model of the sport has bought extra items than every other platform mixed. Likewise, the Quest model of Crimson Matter surpassed the Rift model in gross sales in only one week.
The 2020 plan for Quest is comparatively cloudy compared to the PC-based Rift platform, although. For Rift we all know massive unique titles like Lone Echo 2 and Medal of Honor: Above and Past are coming quickly, however the Quest’s software program roadmap is much less definitive, relying totally on ports of present PC VR video games resembling Onward and Echo VR.