Superhot VR (2016) has lengthy been held up as one of many ‘must-have’ VR video games. Now the studio introduced it’s simply tipped the a million mark for models bought on the Oculus Quest platform.
Superhot VR is a digital actuality success story if we’ve ever heard one. Taking the identical mechanics from the studio’s viral hit Superhot (2016), its VR counterpart provides up an addictive mixture of cinematic slow-motion motion scenes as you bodily bust up the hordes of oncoming pink crystalline enemies.
Superhot Group introduced the information in blogpost, celebrating the PC recreation’s fifth yr birthday. There’s no phrase on precisely how a lot of that is owed to gross sales on Quest 2, Fb’s just lately launched follow-up to the standalone headset, however now we have a tough thought.
The graph under (offered by Superhot Group) represents all Superhot franchise video games bought to this point. Within the purple you may see Superhot VR, which noticed a major bump in gross sales with the discharge of Quest in Could 2019—practically twice as a lot than the flatscreen recreation its its viral heyday in 2016.Picture courtesy of Superhot Group
That even bigger spike in gross sales in late 2020 was on Christmas Day, which the studio notes was the day when extra copies of Superhot VR have been bought than ever earlier than. That is undoubtedly a results of new Oculus Quest 2 house owners shopping for the sport en masse for his or her first VR expertise.
What’s extra, at $25 (at the moment on sale for 30% off), that places gross income someplace topping out at $25 million. There have been regulars gross sales and bundles, in order that’s solely a conservative estimate on the excessive facet although, but it surely’s a quantity that makes VR growth sound fairly engaging.
It’s no secret nonetheless that Quest 2 has accelerated gross sales in lots of video games on the Oculus Retailer. Fb introduced just lately that the plucky $300 standalone helped generate over $1 million in gross sales for over 60 Quest apps, making for a couple of third of all apps on the official retailer. In the meantime, Quest 2 has leaped to the second most-used VR headset on Steam, owed to its potential to make use of Oculus Hyperlink and a VR-ready PC.
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