More than 2 million people have downloaded META’s Oculus app around the world so far.
Meta’s Oculus VR companion become popular since Christmas
One indication of the popularity of the Quest 2 is that after they made it to #1 on Apple App Store and Google Play in the U.S.
In the week leading up to Christmas in the US, Oculus app installs skyrocketed by 517% from the week before. Sensor Tower data shows this gave it a total of 1.5 million app installs.
The number of installations for this app is estimated at around 2 million since Christmas day. Of these installs, the U.S. currently accounts for the majority
Putting that in perspective, total holiday installs in 2021, were just about the same as the company’s yearly installs in its earlier days
According to Sensor Tower, the iPhone app saw around 1.8 million installs in a span of just 5 days. So far, the Oculus app has been downloaded 2.189 million times
According to Sensor Tower, the iPhone app saw around 1.8 million installs in a span of just 5 days. So far, the Oculus app has been downloaded 2.189 million times globally between Christmas & now.
The Oculus app was launched in April 2018 and since then there have been 1.2 million downloads and 2.4 million downloads in the following year (2019) to date.
The company’s success corresponded with the launch date of the Oculus Quest VR headset in September 2020, which led to an increase to 10.62 million installs for 2021.
The Sensor Tower Report found that there were about 8,008,000 installs of the app worldwide in 2021 across both the App Store and Google Play.
It is hard to say which number is telling the truth, but, both Oculus and Steam agree that they have seen 2million or so more users in just 4 days.