The industry of adult entertainment was quick to adopt the VR technology. Since 2016, the segment has been thriving, with 150+ active users enjoying the content around the world today. In fact, for the VR business, adult content and gaming are the strongest drivers of revenue. This is confirmed by the data shared by the SexLikeReal studio, which even boasts its own VR player app.
In the summer of 2018, the company presented its profitability research for a two-year period. 2016 was the year when consumer Oculus Rift and HTC Vive headsets were launched. According to the findings, 6,000 VR porn videos released since then have generated around $50 million of revenue. This is equal to the amount earned by the VR gaming industry from 481 VR games, with the exception of PlayStation VR and Oculus Home. Here is the main conclusion that may be drawn from the data: