Facebook to buy Oculus Rift for $2B
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re: Facebook to buy Oculus Rift for $2B
Posted by alexman on 3/26 at 11:18 am to taylork37
as in letting the original company do the work and facebook banking on the success.


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Posted by taylork37 on 3/26 at 11:31 am to alexman
I don't know what else to say other than you are dreaming if you think nothing changes except the the source and amount of funding.

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Posted by oauron on 3/26 at 11:57 am to SG_Geaux
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I agree with some of Notch's points, but for some reason he just comes off too me as thinking he is WAY more important than he actually is.



There's only a handful of games that are bigger than Minecraft. notch has made himself one of the biggest developers in the industry.



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Posted by Byron Bojangles III on 3/26 at 1:47 pm to taylork37
Zuckerberg was up at 3 a.m. and saw this episode and decided to buy OR



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Posted by econ85 on 3/27 at 1:40 am to oauron
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Facebook is already a platform for games that is used by millions of people daily. It'd be shocking if they don't continue along their path.


I think FB envisions the OR as a potential giant market that would be similar to a gaming system.

FB will probably try and integrate FB/OR into some applications, but it doesn't make sense for that integration in the type of games we enjoy.

Remember, OR is a physical unit you have to purchase, so FB only gains from OR having as many applications as possible.



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