Fruit Ninja Coming To VR On Oculus Rift, HTC Vive This Month
The worldwide mobile game phenomenon “Fruit Ninja” will now have another home in virtual reality this June, according to its developer Halfbrick Studios. Talk about slicing and crushing fruits to your heart’s content – all in immersive VR. The game will be initially offered for both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, with support for other VR platforms on the line.
“Fruit Ninja” took the mobile gaming world by storm in 2010, becoming one of the most downloaded and played mobile games on both Android and iOS platforms. It gained a worldwide reach and fan base, and millions of its players are enjoying its simple yet addictive gameplay and stunning graphics. The Australia-based developer, Halfbrick Studios, has also made a version of its popular game for the Windows Phone platform. And now, with VR taking the global tech stage’s limelight, users of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive will soon be able to slice and crush fruits in immersive VR.
Embarking on the success of its mobile versions, “Fruit Ninja” will be coming to VR with a promise of total immersion that’s about to wow its VR users with an “experience like no other”. Halfbrick Studios announced that the VR version of “Fruit Ninja” will be initially available to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, with upcoming support for soon-to-be-released VR hardware from Sony and Google, with the PlayStation VR and Google Daydream, respectively.
The gameplay of “Fruit Ninja” has entertained hundreds of millions of users from around the world, thanks to its simplistic yet addictive fruit slashing. Its mobile versions have been downloaded for 1 billion times and counting, and thanks to VR its popularity will propel even further.
“Fruit Ninja” for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive is expected to roll out this month, with the Google Daydream and Sony PlayStation VR versions to follow right after their official hardware release.