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Extensive Facebook Outage Affecting Oculus Users

Today October 4th 2021 at around 12:00pm EST a global outage occurred affecting Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Oculus. At the time of writing these services have been down for over 5 hours, and is not currently restored. The outage is due to an apparent DNS error. — UPDATE: Upon clicking publish on this article at […]

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Facebook just bought Echo VR development company RAD

Facebook has acquired another popular VR studio, Ready at Dawn. RAD is the development team that created the AAA VR game Lone Echo. They also created the free, multiplayer VR sport game Echo Arena—kind of a mashup between ultimate Frisbee and the zero-G training matches in Ender’s Game—which showcased both games’ amazing zero-gravity, hands-based locomotion. […]

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What does Facebook acquisition of Beat Games mean for Beat Saber?

Facebook acquired Beat Games On Tuesday November 26th, Facebook announced that they have purchased Beat Games—the indie game company behind VR mega-hit Beat Saber—for an undisclosed sum. Beat Games will become a part of Oculus Studios, but still work on development independently from their location in Prague.  Today we’re announcing that Beat Games is joining […]