There has been a lot of drama surrounding the “Oof!” sound. Roblox is well-known for the “Oof!” sound. It is now so common in Roblox that the sound can be used to refer to being hurt, in trouble, or reacting when someone is experiencing one of these situations. Tommy Tallarico is a prolific sound designer and the sound has been in dispute with Roblox. You may not know that the sound didn’t originate from Roblox. It was part of the end of the game Messiah.
Although the battle continues, it seems that Tommy and Roblox have reached an agreement. Roblox will remove the sound as the “game-over” sound, but developers can still use it. The sound can be purchased via the new Sound Design Kits. Tommy Tallarico’s official website. This video shows you how to listen and all the sounds that will come with these packs.
Concerning the “Oof!” sound, If a developer creates a new game, and they have purchased the rights to use the sound, then you’ll hear the “Oof!” sound as normal. The sound is not required to be purchased by you as a player. For all the games that use the sound, here’s what Roblox’s official post has to say:
We will be replacing the ‘game over’ sound effect on the platform with new audio at the end of the month. Once we launch the Developer Marketplace, you will be able to choose from a variety of custom, community-created sounds (including Tommy’s collection of effects).
You will get a new sound and additional audio options. This means that you don’t need to buy any sounds for your game. However, if you wish to have access to the “Oof!” sound, you will need to purchase it. You will have to buy it.