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And my dreams are crushed.
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Now i just hope sony makes there VR compatible with pc. Your gonna see a virtual facebook world with lots of ads all over the places and mini games
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This isn't a new report, its based off of the original NYTs article. The Verge latched on to a few key words to be able to write another article about the acquisition.

Here is the relevant quote from the original NYT article:
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About 40 percent of the time that people spend online on computers is on gaming, Mr. Zuckerberg said, and 40 percent is on social communication.

“You need to fuse both of those together,” he said.

According to a person involved in the deal who was not allowed to speak publicly because he was not authorized by either company, Facebook eventually plans to redesign the Oculus hardware and rebrand it with a Facebook interface and logo.

I'm unsure how they can stay "independent" while also having Facebook branded gear and "fusing" the two techs together. Sounds like Mark is trying to woo both his investors and appease the current Oculus fan base with double talk. It will be interesting to see how this ends up.
 
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I hate Facebook and will never use it.
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It'll be interesting to see how this plays out.
    
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Originally Posted by go4life View Post

Such a shame. Was really looking forward to getting one... Now it may look like I'm getting Sony or Valve VR.

I think Sony VR is ps4 only...
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And my dreams are crushed.

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I feel dirty now.
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post #28 of 74
It looks more and more like 1st April joke.
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I think Sony VR is ps4 only...

Yeah they did say its only for the PS4 but am sure there will be a way around this with a hack. If not i'll just buy a PS4 once it has more exclusive games
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Originally Posted by FlyingSolo View Post

Yeah they did say its only for the PS4 but am sure there will be a way around this with a hack. If not i'll just buy a PS4 once it has more exclusive games

As a PS4 gamer, I am still not sure Sony VR will be as great as what Oculus was meant to be.

Personally I am expecting the games to run at 720p to make it work.

Remember back in PS3 and 3D, nearly all games downscaed. Killzone 3 was 580p or something like that when 3D was on.
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