Fb in all probability isn’t going to inform us what number of Oculus Quest standalone headsets it’s offered any time quickly, if ever. However it did lately provide one curious metric to measure the equipment’s affect.
Talking on the latest Code convention (as reported by TechCrunch), Fb’s VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth reportedly stated that Quest had seen $5 million in content material gross sales within the first two weeks of launch. We reached out to Fb to attempt to make clear if this meant $5 million in complete income or revenue however the firm didn’t reply.
The opposite query, after all, is how that quantity is unfold out throughout builders. So far as we all know, Beat Saber is the most-rated Quest app proper now with over 1,5000 critiques. That implies (however under no circumstances confirms) that might be Quest’s best-selling app proper now. Different builders like Superhot and Quick Journey video games have additionally publically acknowledged their video games have seen probably the most success on Quest.
Fb is pinning its hopes on Quest to assist take VR to the mainstream. As a standalone headset, it doesn’t require a connection to a PC or smartphone; all the pieces you want is already constructed into the gadget. Not like Fb’s different all-in-one, Oculus Go, the equipment additionally has full positional monitoring with out the necessity for exterior sensors.
It will likely be fascinating to see if this momentum retains going for builders. A handful of latest Quest video games have launched since launch and there’s extra on the way in which. That stated, Oculus’ strict strategy to curation on the platform is limiting who can and might’t benefit from the headset’s success.
This story initially appeared on Uploadvr.com. Copyright 2019