Can OASIS from the Ready Player One movie become the future of VR?
04.04.2018
Ready Player One is a 2011 science fiction novel, and the debut novel of American author Ernest Cline. The story, set in a dystopian 2044, follows protagonist Wade Watts on his search for an Easter egg in a worldwide virtual reality game, the discovery of which will lead him to inherit the game creator's fortune. A film adaptation, screenwritten by Cline and Zak Penn and directed by Steven Spielberg, was released on March 29, 2018 and gathered around many different thoughts.
OASIS is a great example of VR MMO displaying limitless possibilities of VR technology, its advantages, wonders and dangers. Players of different ages from all over the world are hiding their identities underneath virtual avatars diving in the entire alternative world full of drive, adrenaline and passion. They interact with each other, form alliances and clans – the whole life is literary transformed into virtual one. Without the need to leave an apartment or garage players can travel to any place featured in OASIS, for example, visit VR shopping mall to buy new staff and power-ups both physical and digital, go to racing track or participate in a battle to win additional coins or find one-of-a-kind artifact, teleport to karaoke, dancing club and much more.
Does all that sound like a science fiction to you? Well, it's not anymore. Over the past several years VR technology has made a huge step forward offering content developers astonishing new possibilities. Newly released VR hardware and massive adoption of VR headsets bring the technology in hands of everyone having a desire to experience something completely new and previously unknown. Take a look at the statistics, showing the global adoption of VR technology and hardware:
Today, VR technology has expanded far beyond just entertainment and fun. It is also used in e-commerce, promotion, fashion, art, medical sector, automotive industry, military, education, real estate market, etc.

After all, looks like we've already entered the new era. Based on our own expertize in VR apps development, all kinds of industries have already jumped into VR development offering users unique experiences and unlocking new possibilities, thus reaching out more potential customers, enlarging target audience and, of course, busting sales and profits!

If you're looking for a dedicated team of VR developers, 2018 is the right time to take your business to the next level. The statistics above show, that 2018-2020 is the breaking point in VR/AR global adoption, so don't hesitate and hire a professional outsourcing partner. Moreover, according to the report published by Zion Market Research, the global virtual reality (VR) market was valued at approximately USD 2.02 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach approximately USD 26.89 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of around 54.01% between 2017 and 2022. BidOn Games Studio knows what it takes to build immersive custom VR apps! Stay tuned, we have much more to surprise you…