Releases Recap: January 11 – 15

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January 16, 2021
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This week, we released a bunch of titles and updates across the Oculus Platform. Here’s a rundown of the highlights:

Baba Yaga

In this adventure, you fight the legendary eponymous witch to save your family and find balance between nature and humanity. Your choices matter, with multiple endings and interactivity that changes the course of the story.

Perfect For: Fans of INVASION!, Crow: The Legend and Bonfire
Developer: Baobab Studios, Inc.
Available On: Oculus Quest Platform
More Info: ‘Enter A Fairytale World Reimagined For VR In ‘Baba Yaga’ From Baobab Studios

HOLOFIT

HOLOFIT’s been available for about a year in gyms, but it's now received a proper Oculus Quest home release as well. It’s unique in that it can connect to real-world equipment, so if you have a bike, elliptical, or rowing machine at home (even a dusty one), you can sync HOLOFIT and bike through San Francisco, row around the Arctic, and more—or just use your Touch controllers to simulate the same movements, if you’re looking for something lower-impact.

Perfect For: Fans of Beat Saber, Supernatural, and Synth Riders
Developer: Holodia
Available On: Oculus Quest Platform
More Info: Get Started On Your New Year’s Resolutions With Holofit, Out Today On Quest

BATTLESCAR: Punk Was Invented By Girls

Welcome to Battlescar - a three-part animated VR film series of 30 minutes, where you dive into the grungy punk world of two teenage runaways: Lupe, voiced by Rosario Dawson, a Puerto-Rican American 16-year-old, and Debbie, a badass with a mysterious past. Lupe needs a home, Debbie wants someone who “gets her,” and together they will form a punk band and take on the city.

Perfect For: Fans of Henry, The Line, and Paper Birds
Developer: Atlas V
Available On: Oculus Quest Platform // Rift Platform

Mare

Find yourself in the strange lands of Mare embodied as a mysterious artificial bird. Cross paths with a helpless companion as you venture deep into unknown territory on a puzzling adventure while unraveling a mysterious narrative and the secrets hidden within.

Perfect For: Fans of Moss, Ghost Giant, and Down the Rabbit Hole
Developer: Visiontrick Media
Available On: Oculus Quest Platform

PePiBo

The ancient evil Lava Dragon has awakened the Volcano of Maconda! It is time for you, young Peregrino, to save the island by challenging the Dragon to... a Piñata Bowling duel! Use your bowling skills and ingenuity to clear surprising piñata bowling puzzles!

Perfect For: Fans of Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs, Ballista, and Premium Bowling
Developer: Torito
Available On: Rift Platform

Synth Riders Synthwave Essentials 2 Music Pack Update

Synth Riders is back with the Synthwave Essentials 2 Music Pack headlined by Muse with tracks from Simulation Theory sitting alongside synthwave classics. This brand new collection is now available on the Oculus Quest Platform featuring three free songs, five paid DLC songs, and a unique visual experience for “Algorithm” by Muse.

Perfect For: Fans of Supernatural, OhShape, and Audio Trip
Developer: Kluge Interactive
Available On: Oculus Quest Platform
More Info: ‘Synth Riders’ Adds Synthwave Essentials 2 Music Pack, Featuring Muse

Counter Fight ICHIRAN [Japan]

Previously available on the Rift Platform, Counter Fight ICHIRAN is a completely new cooking game that puts you in charge of a busy ramen specialty store. Optimized for VR, the intuitive gameplay will make you feel like a real ICHIRAN employee.

Perfect For: Fans of Cook-Out, Job Simulator, and Shooty Fruity
Developer: Tricol Co., Ltd
Available On: Oculus Quest Platform // Rift Platform


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

— The Oculus Team