Releases Recap: December 13 – 17

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December 18, 2021
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This week, we released a bunch of titles and updates across the Quest and Rift Platforms. Here’s a rundown of the highlights:

Maloka
Created by celebrated wellness authors and philanthropists Sukey and Elizabeth Novogratz (of Just Sit and The Well Daily), Maloka is designed to teach and reinforce healthy meditation and mindfulness habits. Take it easy on your own private island, and watch it transform into a lush oasis as you make meditation into a consistent habit. Your spirit guide is also along for the journey—and will grow and evolve alongside you, as you become a healthier and more mindful person.

Perfect For: Fans of Guided Meditation VR, TRIPP, and Lets Create! Pottery VR
Developer: HOO KOO E KOO Limited
Available On: Quest Platform
More Info: Find Your Breath: Meditate and Become More Mindful With 'Maloka,' Out Now on the Quest Platform

ForeVR Darts
Experience the latest hand tracking technology in the perfect game to play with your hands: darts! Stock your arsenal with a selection of 50+ uniquely weighted darts with custom effects and attributes, featuring a range of classic designs and fantastical flights. Explore three immersive Darts halls and choose from thousands of songs on the jukebox—or stay tuned in to each hall’s curated playlist. Get competitive with Double Out (501, 301) in public multiplayer or keep it casual with 501, 301, 201, and 101 modes in Single Player, Pass-and-Play, or a Private room with friends. ForeVR Darts gets players’ hands on VR like no other sports game can!

Perfect For: Fans of ForeVR Bowl, Sports Scramble, and Walkabout Mini Golf
Developer: ForeVR Games Inc
Available On: Quest Platform

Echo VR - Echo Pass Season 4
Echo Pass Season 4 runs from today until March 1, 2022 at 10:30AM PT with 50 reward tiers. As per usual, reward tiers consist of character customization items, heraldry, personal Tier Experience Point (TXP) boosts, group TXP boosts, and Echo Points. Plus, Season 4 is even more exciting with the launch of the Echo Shop. This new shop will exist outside of the Echo Pass and give players new ways to spend their Echo Points for even more options to express themselves. To start out, there is a Starter Bundle available for $4.99 USD with a special chassis, banner, discus tag, tint, title, and 500 Echo Points to use in-game.

Perfect For: Fans of Lone Echo II, Disc Ninja, and Hyper Dash
Developer: Ready At Dawn
Available On: Quest Platform // Rift Platform
More Info: 'Echo VR' is Bigger Than Ever With the New Echo Shop Debuting for Echo Pass Season 4, Now Live

Demeo - Roots of Evil Update
It’s time to leave the dark and cramped underworlds for a while and head into the wilderness for Demeo’s Roots of Evil Update. Step into the shoes of Molthas, a bard who may look harmless at first glance—but don’t be fooled. He uses the Mortal Sonnets, a set of forbidden songs that are lethal if they're sung correctly. Your journey continues, as the Elven Spirits lead you to Drych Forest. Destroy whatever evil hides in its shadows, but beware: The Druids of Drych will do everything in their power to stop you. And there is plenty more in store for Demeo! Two brand new adventures will arrive in 2022, with details to be revealed at a later date.

Perfect For: Fans of Shadowgate VR: The Mines of Mythrok, Catan VR, and Chess Club
Developer: Resolution Games
Available On: Quest Platform // Rift Platform

POPULATION: ONE - Winter Update
Have you been naughty or nice? The POPULATION: ONE Winter Wonderland Event is here! Holiday magic is all around, with new map updates throughout—and don't forget to keep your eyes on the sky as Santa PJ will be dropping "gifts." Gather these gifts with your squad, or if the downed enemy is well-supplied you may be able to pick one up from them. An amazing new character skin and gun skin Winter Wonderland set is available as well! The POPULATION: ONE Winter Wonderland Event runs from December 16-24.

Perfect For: Fans of STRIDE, Onward, and After the Fall
Developer: BigBox VR, Inc.
Available On: Quest Platform // Rift Platform

Synth Riders - Merry Synthmas
Synth Riders has a very special gift for you this holiday season! The team prepared a holiday update to say “thank you” for all the support, and celebrate the amazing Synth Riders community. There’s a brand new song, “Carol of Bells” by Dance With The Dead—a synthwave/metal take on the classic carol! Snow falls all across Spin City as Santa comes to visit its inhabitants, and seasonal decorations can be spotted for a limited time. Lastly, you can express your flair in multiplayer lobbies and in solo play by using customizable colors and “decals” to decorate the platforms you stand ons.

Perfect For: Fans of Beat Saber, Pistol Whip, and Supernatural
Developer: Kluge Interactive
Available On: Quest Platform // Rift Platform


Visit the Oculus Store on the Quest and Rift Platforms for even more immersive content. We’ll see you back here next week for another batch of releases.