Meta’s Social VR App is Coming to Web & Mobile Soon, Alpha Begins for Members-only Rooms

Horizon Worlds, Meta’s social VR platform for Quest users, is expanding with alpha tests of new members-only spaces, allowing creators to manage up to 150 card-carrying members in their private…

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Microsoft Axes Social VR Platform & XR Interface Framework Amid Wide-reaching Layoffs

Microsoft is laying off 10,000 employees, and with it the company is axing social VR platform AltspaceVR and its XR interface framework, Mixed Reality Toolkit. We’ve written about the death of AltspaceVR once…

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‘Rec Room’ Teams Up with NFL for New Virtual Merch Featuring All 32 Teams

Rec Room announced it’s partnering with the National Football League (NFL) to bring a host of officially licensed virtual merch to the social VR platform. Kicking off today, Rec Room…

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‘Rec Room’ to Bring He-Man Avatars in ‘Masters of the Universe’ Event

Social VR platform Rec Room is getting another big brand collaboration with the limited-time release of avatar items based on the world of Masters of the Universe, which will let you transform…

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