April 13, 2024

One other Axiom, the indie studio behind wildly profitable VR sport Gorilla Tag, hinted that it’s now pursuing a venture impressed by Echo VR.

Kerestell ‘LemmingVR’ Smith, the lead creator of Gorilla Tag, initially began engaged on the sport due to his love of Echo VR, the zero-g sports activities sport created by the Meta-owned studio Prepared at Daybreak.

Late final month although, Meta introduced it will likely be shutting down Echo VR this summer time because the crew pursues different tasks. As you’d think about, this didn’t sit proper with the small however devoted playerbase, Smith included.

And Smith isn’t simply any fan; he’s competed in and gained a number of Echo VR competitions along with his crew ‘ec.lip.se’, making the lack of the sport decidedly extra private.

In a latest tweet, Smith hinted {that a} new venture is on the horizon which might be a zero-g sports activities sport of kinds—undoubtedly a response to Meta pulling the plug on Echo VR.

One other Axion hasn’t tipped their hats past Smith’s tweet, so we’ll simply have to attend and see what’s in retailer from the creator of Quest’s most-rated sport, which has surpassed even the Meta-owned rhythm sport Beat Saber within the variety of consumer evaluations it’s garnered.

Actually, the sport has been so profitable it generated $26 million in income from in-app purchases. The gorilla-themed sport of tag has additionally reported a staggering (for VR) peak month-to-month energetic consumer depend of two.3 million in December 2022, additional stating that over 760,000 customers performed on Christmas Day.

Because of Sven Viking for pointing us to the information.