Last month, Oculus launched the App for the Quest Lab that enables developers to distribute their games on the headset, without going through the verification process from the Oculus. Now in App Lab is available for more than 100 games and applications.
According to data tracked by the database App Lab, now 113 of the applications available through the App for Quest Lab. Applications are not included in the list (searchable) in the main Quest store but get the usual page of the store which can be accessed directly through a URL and install one click after entering the system, as for any Quest in the main store. The difference is that Oculus chooses which applications to include in the main Quest store on the basis of some qualitative criteria, while Lab App does not need to meet any particular level, except that they are technically reliable.
Running App Lab 3 February and reached 113 applications today, Oculus approves an average of two applications per day for App Lab. In recent weeks, the company said that only a few people knew about App Lab materials, but in the near future they intend to accelerate the approval process. Many of the applications that have emerged in App Lab, until now, have been available through SideQuest, informal platform to distribute games and apps Quest.
Mostly the shop Quest is about 260 applications. Given the time elapsed since the start of the main Quest store, the store is added to the average 0.38 applications per day.
For additional context, the number of apps for PC Oculus is around 1800, applications, Go — 1800, and applications SteamVR is about 4900. Although all of these platforms have been around for many years, none of them have been subjected to control, put on the Oculus app Quest in the main store of the headset.
Below is a selection of 20 best apps Lab App to rating and popularity.
The best Oculus Quest games with a rating of App Lab
The rating of each application is a collection of user reviews and a helpful way to understand how users perceive each title in General.
|Position||Name||Rating (number of evaluations)|
|#1||Harvest VR||4.9 (23)|
|#2||Warplanes: WW1 Fighters||4.9 (220)|
|#3||Puzzling Places – Beta||4.9 (471)|
|#4||MarineVerse Cup||4.8 (59)|
|#5||Black Hole Pool Demo||4.8 (25)|
|#6||Ancient Dungeon Beta||4.7 (401)|
|#7||Smash Drums Demo||4.7 (102)|
|#9||Gorilla Tag||4.7 (411)|
|#11||Baby Hands||4.7 (28)|
|#12||Gun Raiders||4.7 (76)|
|#13||The Final Overs||4.7 (52)|
|#17||Crisis VRigade 2||4.6 (134)|
|#18||David Slade Mysteries: Case Files||4.5 (22)|
The most popular Oculus Quest games in App Lab
Number of ratings gives an approximate idea of the relative popularity of each name; a title with a lot of evaluations, probably, has been downloaded more than a title with less, although, of course, possible error.
|Position||Name||Number of ratings (rating)|
|#1||Puzzling Places – Beta||471 (4.9)|
|#2||Gorilla Tag||411 (4.7)|
|#3||Ancient Dungeon Beta||401 (4.7)|
|#5||Warplanes: WW1 Fighters||220 (4.9)|
|#6||Crisis VRigade 2||134 (4.6)|
|#7||Smash Drums Demo||102 (4.7)|
|#8||Gun Raiders||76 (4.7)|
|#9||Crisis VRigade||73 (4.6)|
|#10||MarineVerse Cup||59 (4.8)|
|#11||Descent Alps – Demo||59 (4.4)|
|#12||The Final Overs||52 (4.7)|
|#13||Gym Class||52 (3.8)|
|#16||Pick-up League Hockey||40 (4.2)|
|#17||V-Speedway Alpha||39 (4)|
|#19||Tiny Castles||33 (4.3)|
|#20||Bard Hero VR||30 (2.1)|