Eleven Desk Tennis simply made our prime 25 greatest Oculus Quest video games checklist the identical day its creators revealed the title offered round 24,000 copies for Quest since its February 27 launch on the standalone headset.
The tempo of gross sales means the spectacular ping pong simulation sport on the wi-fi Quest may be very prone to surpass the lifetime gross sales on the Oculus Retailer for the wired Rift (it launched on that storefront in December 2017) earlier than Oculus Quest’s one 12 months anniversary in Could. The sport launched in June 2016 on Steam and offered greater than 50,000 copies there as effectively over its lifetime.
In March, the builders behind Eleven joined a rising checklist of studios revealing that that they’re discovering a few of their strongest gross sales on any VR platform through Fb’s all-in-one headset. The replace concerning the tempo of gross sales comes because the builders behind the title plan new options for his or her ping pong sport, together with a replay function, spectator mode, and a physics overhaul, amongst different additions. The sport options cross-play throughout all headsets, although on the time of this writing, taking part in from a Quest towards somebody through Steam or the Oculus Retailer Rift app is simply accessible by means of a beta model on PC. They’d additionally prefer to port the sport to PSVR. The Oculus Retailer model of Eleven contains cross-buy with the Rift model, so if you happen to purchase it from Fb for both of their headsets you get it for each. The builders say their information confirms the inflow of gross sales is pushed by the Quest.
Eleven Desk Tennis is a ardour challenge by the builders at studio For Enjoyable Labs they usually’ve been busy squashing bugs and including new options as they assist the inflow of tens of hundreds of latest gamers throughout an unprecedented time. Bodily sports activities have been cancelled in lots of locations as a result of international COVID-19 pandemic and its left a rare variety of folks searching for indoor actions. The Quest, for instance, sells out rapidly as quickly as Fb restocks the $400 headset at its on-line retailer as resellers swoop in to provide locations like Amazon with the headset marked up by a whole lot of dollars. Fb just lately added a “notify me” button to the web site to provide potential VR house owners a extra dependable means of getting up to date about availability.
Followers of ping pong and Eleven have taken the sport to the subsequent degree by designing a 3D-printed holder for the Oculus Contact controller. Securing the controller within the cradle helps match the load distribution and grip of an precise desk tennis paddle. Shortly after launch on Quest, For Enjoyable Labs up to date the sport in order that gamers can extra simply use the printed accent.