Zuckerberg says Facebook plans to 'lead the way' in VR with Oculus

Oculus will 'lead the way' with VR according to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Apr 28 2016 11:42 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

One of Facebook's more exciting acquisitions over the years was VR startup Oculus, and with Facebook feeling generous from its recent earnings report, we caught a glimpse of the future of Oculus and Facebook's intentions.

Zuckerberg says Facebook plans to 'lead the way' in VR with Oculus | TweakTown.com

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said: "I really want to emphasise that most [Oculus] Rift early adopters are gamers and developers, but eventually we believe that VR is going to be the next big computing platform and we're making the investments necessary to lead the way. We've got a lot of great content with more than 50 games and apps built for Rift. Again, this is very early and we don't expect VR to take of as a mainstream success right away".

The Oculus Rift launched just weeks ago, and the numbers aren't great yet - but the water hasn't even begun to ripple let alone settle in the VR market.

NEWS SOURCE:vrfocus.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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