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I bet you 9000 people are going to get there Devkits.

perhaps, but now they are from a different company and they might not be compatible with future facebook versions..

 

Yes, because changing and locking the hardware and software to break compatibility with all the existing VR tech would really help push sales adoption so they can get more user data.

 

Seriously, Facebook may be a terrible company for whatever reason, but give a logical reason why they could or would do all the things you are saying.

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I get death threats 24/7 it's just people trying to output their aggression, how s it news everytime it happens to someone 'famous'


Chaython why are you getting death threats 24/7? Thats like not normal man.
    
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Yes, because changing and locking the hardware and software to break compatibility with all the existing VR tech would really help push sales adoption so they can get more user data.

Seriously, Facebook may be a terrible company for whatever reason, but give a logical reason why they could or would do all the things you are saying.

because facebook
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because facebook

that's the simplest explanation.
Because facebook. Because monopoly
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Nobody deserves being killed, but threatened?? sure, why not. Hope they can't sleep, they deserve it.
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And this is why I hate being called a gamer.
   
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Multi-billion dollar deals are often quite far from trivial for quite a few.

For the people directly involved such as employees at oculus, the capital venture investors, you are correct this is a big deal. For everyone else (would be end users) its trivial, this is just a piece of hardware.

I love reading these butthurt responses of some of these people. Its like facebook went and killed their puppy.
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perhaps, but now they are from a different company and they might not be compatible with future facebook versions..

Then they can cancel their order if they want. Either suck it up and buy into facerift or dont, their options are pretty cut and dry.
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that's the simplest explanation.
Because facebook. Because monopoly

What monopoly? Sony is releasing a device, True Player Gear announced a device, and Razors CEO hinted at a device to Notch. Not to mention you know Microsoft will probably come out with one as well.
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Shows how much faith this company had it its product.... None
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Nobody deserves being killed, but threatened?? sure, why not. Hope they can't sleep, they deserve it.
Don't you think you are being extreme and you don't even exactly know what Facebook are going to do and could actually greatly improve the current state of VR.
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post #80 of 91
With all the hate it at least gives Facebook the incentive to prove people wrong, they have all the power to do good with this if they choose ..
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