Breakout VR Hit ‘Beat Saber’ Confirmed as Oculus Quest Launch Title

Beat Video games is on the point of take their massively profitable block-slashing rhythm sport to new heights, as Oculus at this time introduced that Beat Saber (2018) is coming to Oculus Quest at launch.

In line with an Oculus weblog put up, the Quest model of the sport will ship all the Beat Saber expertise, together with the entire songs at present obtainable on Rift, Vive, and PSVR, in addition to “perhaps extra to return,” an Oculus spokesperson tells us.

The sport initially launched into Early Entry on Steam (Rift, Vive, Home windows VR) and the Oculus Retailer (Rift) in Might 2018. Just a few months later, the sport then made its technique to PSVR, rapidly touchdown a decisive hit on the platform by turning into PSVR’s second most-downloaded VR sport for all the 12 months; it was stay on the PlayStation Retailer for under six weeks earlier than vaulting previous each PSVR sport besides the perennial favourite Job Simulator (2016), which got here in at primary.

Beat Saber most lately celebrated an essential milestone too, specifically the revelation that the sport has offered over a million copies, producing between $20 – $30 million in gross income throughout all platforms.

Breakout VR Hit 'Beat Saber' Confirmed as Oculus Quest Launch Title 7Picture courtesy Oculus

Outdoors of Beat Saber, Quest launch titles already confirmed so far embody Robo Recall, Moss, The Climb, and Lifeless & Buried (Superhot VR can also be very seemingly). At Quest’s Oculus Join unveiling final 12 months, Mark Zuckerberg additionally mentioned there can be some 50 launch titles deliberate for the Oculus Quest launch.

On the time of this writing we nonetheless don’t know when the corporate’s $400 6DOF standalone headset is because of hit client doorsteps, though Oculus hasn’t modified their Spring 2019 launch window expectation, placing launch hypothetically wherever between March 20th and June 21st. Regardless of the case could also be, Oculus has began a ‘Quest Countdown’, so we’re sure to study extra at GDC this week.