Rhythm game for VR with light swords in a week has sold 50 thousand copies

Ритм-игра для VR со световыми мечами за неделю разошлась тиражом в 50 тыс. копий Czech independent Studio Hyperbolic Magnetism has reported a good start to his VR-project Beat Saber. For the first week sales of the game on the cutting of colored cubes lightsaber exceeded $50 thousand copies.

The creators describe Beat Saber as a “mashup of Guitar Hero and Fruit Ninja in virtual reality”. The game was released on Steam and the Oculus Store on may 1.

“This is madness!”, — wrote the Hyperbolic Magnetism on Twitter, enjoying the successful sales of the title.

In the near future the Studio hopes to double the number of copies sold Beat Saber.

Market prospects of VR gaming

In the next three years, the market VR gaming can grow 10 times. So consider in analytical company SuperData.

According to their forecast, by 2021 games for virtual reality will generate $3.3 billion For comparison, in 2017 VR titles earned $306 million