Connecting to parties

Social VR Takes Major Step as Oculus Rooms and Parties Arrive on Gear VR

Ever since Oculus was acquired by Facebook in 2014 the industry has wondered how exactly the Silicon Valley titan’s massive social media influence would shape its new acquisition. Since the $2.4 billion dollar deal was struck there have been a small handful of social VR appetizers (Oculus Social) and convention hall tech demonstrations. Now, however, Facebook and Oculus are taking their most significant step in the race to interconnected VR experiences. A new update to the Gear VR version of Oculus Home is enabling two brand new features that will allow VR users to connect with one another like never before. ….[READ]

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