Eleven Desk Tennis simply made our top 25 best Oculus Quest games list 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 recreation on the wi-fi Quest could 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 yr anniversary in Might. 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 in regards to the tempo of gross sales comes because the builders behind the title plan new options for his or her ping pong recreation, together with a replay characteristic, spectator mode, and a physics overhaul, amongst different additions. The sport options cross-play throughout all headsets, although on the time of this writing, enjoying from a Quest in opposition to somebody through Steam or the Oculus Retailer Rift app is just accessible via a beta model on PC. They’d additionally wish to port the sport to PSVR. The Oculus Retailer model of Eleven contains cross-buy with the Rift model, so when you purchase it from Fb for both of their headsets you get it for each. The builders say their knowledge confirms the inflow of gross sales is pushed by the Quest.
Eleven Desk Tennis is a ardour undertaking by the builders at studio For Enjoyable Labs and so they’ve been busy squashing bugs and including new options as they assist the inflow of tens of 1000’s of latest gamers throughout an unprecedented time. Bodily sports activities have been cancelled in lots of locations because of the international COVID-19 pandemic and its left a unprecedented variety of folks searching for indoor actions. The Quest, for instance, sells out shortly 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 lots of of dollars. Fb lately added a “notify me” button to the web site to provide potential VR homeowners a extra dependable approach of getting up to date about availability.
Followers of ping pong and Eleven have taken the game to the next level by designing a 3D-printed holder for the Oculus Contact controller. Securing the controller within the cradle helps match the burden distribution and grip of an precise table 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.