Report: Meta Wins Bid to Acquire VR Fitness Studio Behind ‘Supernatural’, Awaiting FTC Appeal

In 2021 Meta announced it was set to acquire Within, the studio behind popular VR fitness app Supernatural, however the reportedly $400 million deal became subject to investigations by the…

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VR Education Startup Raises $12.5M to Teach Math and More Using VR in Schools

Prisms VR, an immersive platform for teaching math, announced it’s raised $12.5 million in a Series A round, which the company says will be used to expand its VR math…

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Meta Reality Labs Earnings Reveal a Less Successful Holiday Season & Highest Operating Costs Yet

Meta today revealed its latest quarterly earnings results, showing that Reality Labs, the company’s XR and metaverse arm, had a smaller holiday season than the last, while operating costs have…

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Mil-Sim Shooter ‘Onward’ to Drop Quest 1 Support Later This Year

Meta-owned developer Downpour Interactive announced it’s pulling Quest 1 support for Onward, the hit team-based mil-sim shooter. First launched on PC VR headsets in Early Access back in 2016, Onward managed…

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Meta Plans to Shut Down One of Its Most Popular and Long-standing Multiplayer VR Games

Meta and its child-studio Ready at Dawn today announced plans to shut down the popular free-to-play multiplayer game Echo VR, with plans to turn off severs come August 1st. Echo VR has…

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Update: Sony Refutes Report That It Cut PSVR 2 Production Forecast

Following a Bloomberg report which claimed Sony had cut its production forecast for PSVR 2, the company flatly refuted the claim. Update (January 31st, 2023 – 12: 51PM PT): Sony refuted…

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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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