We all know the growing popularity of Virtual Reality. Many industries have acquired this technology to explore the virtual world from anywhere. In fact, game developers are also using the same technology and developing their new generation VR games for gamers.
Today, the Social Network giant, Facebook has acquired VR Studio Behind the game Beat Saber. Beat Saber is the first VR game which is designed for everyone as it serves a simple interface with fewer complex features.
The Oculus blog has stated that Facebook has officially acquired the studio behind the popular VR game, Beat Saber. Facebook’s spokesperson has also mentioned every single detail about this acquisition in an email. According to him, “terms of the acquisition will not be disclosed.”
Since the official spokesperson has denied on disclosing the actual price for the acquisition, we are certainly not sure about the actual price. However, we will soon get to know the acquisition price behind this new venture of Facebook into Virtual Reality gaming.
The main studio will join Oculus studio but will continue to work as an independent studio for the upcoming games. The headquarter will be in Prague.
Oculus is a popular manufacturer of the VR headsets. In fact, they have so many devices designed with respect to this technology. But somehow struggling to expand their contents library. VR Technology is not popularly acquired by the developers due to their compatibility. But from this acquisition, they will surely expand their contents library and users will have a new ocean of VR capable contents.
Initially, the company will produce limited in-house content for the compatible VR headsets. They will be focusing more on producing exclusive and fresh contents for the users. They might even start a subscription service to explore the VR-based contents.
If we talk about the current competition, then Microsoft and Sony have recently acquired small studios to develop and to test new VR based games. It seems like Facebook is also planning something big for the gaming industry with its acquisition. We will learn more about this acquisition did by Facebook in the coming days.
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