Is Facebook taking a shot across the bow at Google Stadia?
Oculus hints it's open to acquiring more developers, but is this the start of a build to a bigger first-party foundation? We ask analysts for their thoughts.
The chief technology officer isn't leaving Oculus entirely as he'll still be a "consulting CTO" for the VR company. (Image: Engadget)
Nate Mitchell has left, marking the end of an era, as all the original Oculus leaders are no longer at the company.
Facebook Gaming is one of the Platinum sponsors of this year's GameDaily Connect USA event to be held at the Disneyland Hotel from August 27 to 29. We invited our sponsors to answer some questions about the industry generally and about what insights attendees can garner from attending the panels that they'll be putting on.
Rumors point to Iribe disagreeing with Oculus' future vision, but the company did stress to GameDaily, "PC VR is still a category we are investing in. It's still a part of our strategy."
'Realistically, we are going to wind up competing with the Nintendo Switch,' John Carmack said in a keynote address this week.
Oculus Quest looks great for VR 1.0, but the real inflection point is yet to come, says Tim Merel, who believes it'll be a few more years before a standalone VR installed base can hit 10M.
Facebook Instant Game developers will no longer have to deal with the deep rev/share cuts that both Google and Facebook had been demanding from in-app purchases. (With retroactive payouts.)