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Facebook ads in a Virtual Reality environment, yay!!, we finally hit Futurama type stuff here ppl!! applaud.gifrolleyes.gif
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To me facebook will do somthing like a ps3 home but its gonna be called facebook land. Where there are ads and stuff everywhere plus the final headset when it comes out will have facebook logo on it. Looks like more game companies will now cancel their games on facebook oculus
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Am I the only one here that doesn't see the big deal with FB buying Oculus? I mean, sure it's an odd pairing to say the least but FB have already said they aren't interfering with the development of it or anything...so...what's the big deal?


FB has already been tied to far too many shady practices that I would rather not buy any products that come from them in any way. I barely use FB anymore as it is and I sure as heck don't want them strapped to my face.
    
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I think this has more to do with the implications of kickstarter ventures going corporate than anything. The fact they were set up already to do what they intended and then suddenly that isn't enough. This hurts kickstarter the most imo.
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lol I don't give a rip, I'm going to keep my DK2 preorder. What does this mean to me? A bigger name means more developers... Minecraft could jump off a bridge for all I care...
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lol I don't give a rip, I'm going to keep my DK2 preorder. What does this mean to me? A bigger name means more developers... Minecraft could jump off a bridge for all I care...

Just prepare to enjoy your adds, and for it to suggest people for you to add as friends because they're playing the same game as you. Also, the greed is strong within Oculus VR.
 
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lol I don't give a rip, I'm going to keep my DK2 preorder. What does this mean to me? A bigger name means more developers... Minecraft could jump off a bridge for all I care...

Your opinion is noted but history has shown that such mergers will always disappoint the end user. I don't think Oculus going down the road will hold its integrity of what we expect from it.
    
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Your opinion is noted but history has shown that such mergers will always disappoint the end user. I don't think Oculus going down the road will hold its integrity of what we expect from it.

I am concerned about what it might bring. However, there is not a whole lot of alternatives to Oculus Rift for the PC and will have to keep my DK2 pre-order until something else shows itself. redface.gif
    
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Just prepare to enjoy your adds, and for it to suggest people for you to add as friends because they're playing the same game as you. Also, the greed is strong within Oculus VR.

Show me where this is set in stone, proven?
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Considering the PS4 only plays games up to 1080p, maybe 1440p if I haven't looked as hard as I should have to find that answer, I'm not seeing any long term hope for Sony's VR. Of course if they expand their VR headset into the PC market that all changes, but if they're sticking to consoles and focusing on consoles, don't expect any resolutions higher than 1080p until the next generation of consoles, which if it's as long as last time, that's nearly a decade away. I know I'm being pessimistic, but OR was the best chance VR had, if facebook screws it up VR is going to take quite a bit longer to take flight than it should have.
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