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New ‘Rec Room’ Feature Lets Players Design Completely Unique Clothing
Rec Room, the social VR platform, just pushed out an update that lets its Plus members create custom shirts for the first time, allowing you to draw mostly anything with the stroke of a virtual pen and apply the graphic to a t-shirt. The studio says users will also be able to sell those shirts...
ENGAGE Reveals First Look at ‘Link’ Metaverse Platform for Enterprise & Education
ENGAGE, the XR education and enterprise metaverse company, today unveiled its Link social platform which the company calls a “fully featured corporate metaverse.” Previously codenamed Oasis when it was first revealed in June 2021, the Ireland-based studio calls Link a “professional metaverse,” as it was designed to host persistent virtual worlds which serve as gateways to individual spaces where employees,...
‘Horizon Worlds’ is Finally Opening Its Doors to New Regions Outside of North America
Meta’s social VR space Horizon Worlds is taking its first step outside of the US and Canada, as the company announced it will soon rollout access to users in the UK. Starting this week, Quest 2 users aged 18 and older in the UK will be able download and jump into chats with users across...
Quest Update to Finally Make Home Space Social, v41 Rollout Starting Next Week
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been taking a personal approach lately to revealing new features coming to Quest 2. Now Zuckerberg has revealed that in the v41 software update coming sometime next week, Quest’s Horizon Home space will finally give you the ability to invite friends and tour content as a party, including 360 videos...
One of VR’s Biggest Social Hangouts is Getting Upgraded Avatars with More Convincing Motion Tracking
Among social VR platforms, VRChat is known for being remarkably flexible thanks to how it lets its users import custom avatars built using standard game development tools. Now the company is releasing an update that makes avatars even more realistic in how they move. VRChat announced it was bringing a “completely revamped” inverse kinematics (IK) system to...
Meta to Merge ‘Venues’ Event Space into ‘Horizon Worlds’ Social VR Platform
Horizon Worlds is Meta’s social VR platform for Quest 2 and Rift which includes ways for users to explore together, create their own rooms, and play mini-games. The company is making good on its vision to mold the social platform into more of a monolithic metaverse app by folding its live event app Horizon Venues entirely into...
A Dating App for Meeting Avatars in VR Aims to Build Very Real Relationships
Flirtual is a dating app designed to match VR users together and to facilitate dates in social VR applications. The creators say it’s a codification of a trend that’s already happening—people meeting in VR and going on to form real-world relationships. Finding real relationships through online games is nothing new. For at least a few...
Quest Users Can Now Watch YouTube Together Thanks to ‘Bigscreen’ Update
Bigscreen is putting Meta to shame again, as the VR hangout app just got a serious bump in functionality for Quest users and PC VR users alike. Now VR’s favorite social viewing app includes native YouTube support, so you can watch anything on YouTube with friends and strangers. Bigscreen has now added the version of YouTube...
Meta Planning Web-based Version of ‘Horizon Worlds’ With Lower Creator Fees Than Its VR Platform
Meta announced earlier this week it would eventually allow creators to sell items on its social VR platform, Horizon Worlds, adding that the company would take around 50% of revenue as its cut. Meta CTO Andrew Bosworth now says however Horizon Worlds is also getting a web-based version at some point which will feature lower creator fees....
Virtual Social Platform ‘Rec Room’ Hits 3 Million Monthly Active VR Users
Rec Room a social VR game which also supports non-VR devices like PC, console, and mobile phones, has reached an impressive 3 million monthly active VR users, which the company says is just a fraction of its total monthly active usership. Rec Room has continued its impressive growth, having tripled its monthly active VR user...
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