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Oculus Quest is Now Meta Quest as New Branding Hits Official Website

It's the beginning of the end for Oculus Quest and the start of the beginning for Meta Quest, as Meta (formerly Facebook) moves to...

Facebook Rebrands as ‘Meta’, Oculus Branding to be Phased Out

Facebook today announced that it's changing its name to Meta. The rebrand comes as the the company shifts its primary focus toward building the...
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Leaked Facebook MR Headset Confirmed as Project Cambria, a “High-end” Device Coming Next Year

Facebook today confirmed Project Cambria, the MR headset which was spotted in a recent leak. The company says it's a high-end headset designed to...

Facebook’s 2021 XR Investments to Total $10 Billion, Even More in 2022 & Beyond

In the company's Q3 2021 earnings call Facebook today said it expects its XR investments this year to top $10 billion, and advised investors...

Facebook Plans 10,000 Job Hiring Spree in Race to Lead the Metaverse

Facebook, which already employs some 60,000 people, announced a massive expansion of its workforce in an effort to get a head start in building...

Facebook Execs Tease “Next-generation” Headset Prototypes Following Vive Flow Leak

Seemingly in an effort to keep the spotlight during an increasingly hot month of VR announcements, Facebook teased a look at two new XR...

Facebook Offers up $10 Million to Draw Creators to ‘Horizon’

Horizon, Facebook's social VR space built around user-generated content, was announced more than two years ago, but the company still isn't quite ready to...

Facebook Announces $50M Research & Partnership Fund to “build the metaverse responsibly”

Back in July Facebook announced that it had spun up a new organization internally to begin building part of the metaverse, a series of...

FTC Sues Facebook Over Alleged Monopolization – What it Could Mean for Oculus

The United States Federal Trade Commission today announced it has filed an amended complaint with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia,...
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Facebook Surprise-launches New VR Meeting App With Virtual Desktops and up to 50 People

Facebook today is surprise-launching a new app called Horizon Workrooms, a virtual collaboration space that connects both VR and video chat users. With the ability...

Facebook Connect Will be Held Online on October 28th

Facebook today announced that its XR conference, Facebook Connect (previously called Oculus Connect) will be held on October 28th. This is the second year...

Facebook Creates New Internal Organization to Build “the Metaverse”

Facebook Reality Labs, the company's AR/VR research and development team, announced the creation of a special product group focused on developing its future vision...

Facebook Headsets Now Account for More Than 60% of VR Headsets Used on Steam

Facebook's growing grip over the VR space reached new heights last month as the company's Oculus headsets exceeded 60% of the share of monthly-connected...

‘Blaston’ Reverses Course on Testing In-game Facebook Ads After Community Backlash

Blaston, the VR dueling shooter from Resolution Games, was the subject of a controversy within in the VR community after agreeing to test a...

Facebook Just Bought Its Fifth VR Studio, ‘POPULATION: ONE’ Developer BigBox VR

Facebook today announced its fifth VR studio acquisition. This time it’s BigBox VR, the studio behind the popular VR battle royale POPULATION: ONE which launched just...
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