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Facebook acquired another popular virtual reality game developer and announced BigBox VR, the creator of Battle Royale VR, on Friday. Population: one, You will be joining Oculus Studios.

POP: It’s been on the virtual reality scene just nine months ago and has consistently ranked among the top performing titles on the Oculus platform, bringing together up to 24 people simultaneously to connect, play, and play. Compete in a Virtual World,” Mike Verdo, Vice President of Content at Facebook Reality Labs, Written in a blog post. And although social networks bring players there POP:The quirky humor, constant updates, and sheer fun of the environment keep them coming back over and over – we’ve even seen players plan to meet up in-game for a synchronized social experience.”

Population: one A massive success, accumulating more than $10 million in profits in the Oculus store “a few months later”, Verdu said in a February blog post.. The game is available on both Oculus Store and the on SteamAnd according to Vardo, it will continue to have support across all of its existing platforms. The game will continue to receive regular updates. BigBox VR says on their website.

But it is not yet clear what bigger changes could occur to the business as a result of the acquisition. BigBox VR has big plans for the future POP: And for other projects, but we are not ready to share the details yet,” Verdo says ambiguously.

BigBox VR joins several other virtual reality studios that Facebook has acquired over the past two years. acquired company beganing of Developer Downpour Interactive in Apriland the echo color Creator Ready at Dawn last Juneand the Asgard’s Wrath Sanzaru Game Maker February 2020, and the Saber won Developer Beat Games in November 2019.

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