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Meta’s Social VR App is Coming to Web & Mobile Soon, Alpha Begins for...

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...

Microsoft Axes Social VR Platform & XR Interface Framework Amid Wide-reaching Layoffs

Microsoft is laying off 10,000 employees, and with it the company is axing social VR platform AltspaceVR and its XR interface framework, Mixed Reality Toolkit. We've written...

‘Rec Room’ Teams Up with NFL for New Virtual Merch Featuring All 32 Teams

Rec Room announced it's partnering with the National Football League (NFL) to bring a host of officially licensed virtual merch to the social VR...

‘Roblox’ Rumored to Launch on Meta Quest in Late 2023

Roblox already supports PC VR headsets in addition to every conceivable traditional platform out there, although a recent report maintains the metaverse powerhouse may...

‘Rec Room’ to Bring He-Man Avatars in ‘Masters of the Universe’ Event

Social VR platform Rec Room is getting another big brand collaboration with the limited-time release of avatar items based on the world of Masters of...

ENGAGE Launches ‘Link’ Metaverse Platform for Enterprise & Education

ENGAGE, the XR education and enterprise metaverse company, has launched its Link social platform which the company calls a “fully featured corporate metaverse.” Update (November 11th,...

Meta Bans ‘Rec Room’ From Hosting 12 & Under Accounts on Quest

Rec Room is soon removing access to its limited 'Junior Accounts' on Quest, effectively blocking kids 12 and under from playing the social VR...

‘VRChat’ Begins Open Beta for Hand-tracking on Quest 2 & Quest Pro

VRChat has brought hand-tracking to its social VR platform in a recent update, letting users opt-in to the experimental feature on Quest 2 and...

YouTube is (finally) Coming to Horizon Home Making it Easier to Watch with Friends

Meta announced that Quest users will soon be able to watch YouTube content inside Horizon Home, the first-party social VR space that's finally making...

Rec Room’s New Unity-powered Creation Suite Brings Industry Standard Tools to Social VR Platform

Social VR platform Rec Room announced it's released a new creation suite that allows you to publish content directly to the Rec Room platform from inside...

Meta is Adding Private Homes to ‘Horizon Worlds’ for Hangouts with Friends

Horizon Worlds, Meta's social VR platform for Quest users, has featured its own 'Personal Space' zone for a while now, however now the company...

Meta CEO Teases “Major graphics updates” After Viral Criticism of ‘Horizon Worlds’ Screenshot

An innocuous screenshot of Meta's social VR platform shared by CEO Mark Zuckerberg last week saw widespread criticism in the tech sector. Prompted by the...

‘Rec Room’ Launches Western-style Shooter Today with ‘Showdown’, Releases Weapon Maker Tools

Rec Room today announced the launch of a new game coming to the popular social VR platform that lets you suit up for a PvP...

Community Contempt for ‘VRChat’ Update Leads Developer to ‘reprioritize internal roadmap’

VRChat, one of VR's most popular social games, released an update this week has struck a nerve with its community. The long-running social VR application,...

‘Walkabout Mini Golf’ Studio Says Half of Users Regularly Play Until Their Battery Runs...

Walkabout Mini Golf developer Mighty Coconut is soon to release its fifth and largest new DLC course to date—a strategy that seems to be...
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