Meta’s publishing arm for digital actuality video games is now formally known as Oculus Publishing. It is a fully totally different division from Oculus Studios, which is the corporate’s label for first-party video games. Oculus Publishing will as an alternative help accomplice builders with conceptualization, funding, technological assist, in addition to promotion and merchandising. Whereas the title is new, the division itself is not. It had beforehand funded and supported over 300 titles, together with Amongst Us VR, Bonelab and The Strolling Useless: Saints & Sinners.
The corporate has additionally revealed that Oculus Publishing has over 150 titles at the moment in growth, which bodes properly for the Quest 3 that is anticipated to reach this 12 months. Earlier stories urged that the next-gen Quest shall be thinner and extra highly effective than its predecessor and may have combined actuality capabilities. That would imply that a few of these new titles — Meta sadly did not title any of them in its announcement — might have options that weren’t potential for older video games.
For the time being, customers nonetheless have greater than 500 titles to select from within the Meta Quest Retailer, they usually appear to be doing properly. Final 12 months, the corporate mentioned the video games and apps on the shop had surpassed $1.5 billion in income, with 40 titles grossing over $10 million. As well as, the variety of titles that had reached $20 million in income had doubled year-over-year.