What you need to know:
- Polish studio 3r games recently released Thief Simulator on Quest.
- Thief Simulator quickly gained a following on Steam, having crossed 1 million downloads.
- A nonviolent robbery simulator launched in Quest last week.
The third games recently ported Thief Simulator, the beloved theft VR simulation sandbox game, to Quest and Quest 2. Previously released for PC and PS VR, Theft sim has been raving fans since its launch in 2018.
Thief Simulator was originally developed by Noble Muffins and Play Way, the two teams behind other popular simulation games, such as Car Mechanic Simulator and Cooking Simulator, and aims to let players experience what it’s like to be a thief.
Although the game may allow players to simulate crime, the developers behind the game have made it clear that there is no violence in Thief Simulator whatsoever. Thief Sim focuses on introducing fun and stealth into a sandbox game, prioritizing skill-based progression.
Fans of the Hitman series will learn how Thief Simulator encourages players to study their target patterns and learn all they can about home before making a move. Also like Hitman, Murphy’s Law applies perfectly to Thief Simulator. Make a wrong move and you might find yourself in the back of a cop car.
Every studio involved is well aware of the optics that accompany the idea of burglar simulator as well. While the goal of the game he is To break into homes and steal people’s belongings, 3r games claim that the goal of the game is to educate players about burglary prevention by putting them through the steps the thief was taking before robbing the house.
Thief Simulator is now available on Quest and Quest 2 for $19.99.