Quick Journey Video games’ family-oriented VR puzzle sport, The Curious Story Of The Stolen Pets, is outpacing gross sales of its debut VR title, Apex Assemble, on Oculus Quest 2.
Taking to Twitter the studio’s Chief Advertising Officer, Andreas Juliusson, revealed that, within the eight weeks since Quest 2’s launch, Curious Story had outsold Apex by a 1% margin. Tellingly, nevertheless, eight weeks earlier than Quest 2’s launch, Apex had outsold Curious Story by 30%. Word that these are gross sales strictly over these eight week margins, not lifetime efficiency.
That stated, Juliusson additional confirmed to us that Curious Story has outsold Apex by round 10% to date in 2021, which doesn’t consider a day by day deal for the latter title that pushes that quantity nearer to 20%.
True, Apex Assemble is an older sport than The Curious Story Of The Stolen Pets however think about that, however March of 2020, Apex’s Quest port had outsold the PC VR and PSVR variations mixed, and that’s an enormous bounce. Following Quest 2 launch, Juliusson revealed gross sales of each video games had been up 800% vs the day earlier than launch.
“Extra “informal” players coming into VR is a win for everybody,” Juliusson stated of Curious Story’s success in a follow-up tweet. “Extra headset gross sales means extra income for each producers, platform homeowners & builders = incentives to maintain bettering & increasing. A broader viewers additionally caters for larger selection within the video games being made going ahead.”
Certainly, Quick Journey’s subsequent sport is a far cry from the cutesy critters of Curious Story. The developer is engaged on Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife, a horror title releasing on all headsets this yr. Wanting previous that, the studio says it has yet-more VR-exclusive titles within the works too.
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