Six of the best: November 8th

Six of the best: November 8th

Start your week with a Monday morning briefing of the most read articles from the global VR, AR and MR industry on in the last week:

1) Meta confirms Spark AR certification program begins this month

Scheme intended to help creators advance their careers and compete for paid opportunities

2) Facebook/Meta fires the first direct shots in the forthcoming metaverse wars with Apple

Menlo Massive calls out Cupertino Corps in a bid to court creators and the architects of the future

3) Meta acquires Supernatural VR fitness game studio, Within

The company formerly known as Facebook targets the broader virtual reality exercise sector

4) Oculus Quest 2 grows its VR headset market lead to 35.02%

Latest Steam Hardware Survey confirms the virtual reality all-in-one's first place, Valve Index a distant second

5) Take Two Interactive planning more VR games beyond Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

CEO Strauss Zelnick is "Very excited about the opportunities"

6) Meta just launched its first brand campaign - and it's wild!

Check out the trippy art vibes in this video from the company formerly known as Facebook


Six of the rest

These all-time, all-star stories are some of the most popular articles from our archives:

  1. Focal Point: reports of PC VR's death have been grossly exaggerated
  2. State of play: virtual reality in 2021
  3. VR by the numbers - HMD specs comparison
  4. PlayStation VR 2 is Next Gen VR, first specs released
  5. XR headset shipments nearly triple annually in Q1 2021, Quest 2 has sold 4.6m units
  6. Defining Realities: VR, AR And MR explained


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