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Microsoft Acquires AltspaceVR For Their Upcoming Windows Mixed Reality Platform

Microsoft has announced that it has acquired the social VR platform, AltspaceVR to add to their efforts in the upcoming Windows mixed reality platform. The acquisition was for an undisclosed amount. According to Microsoft, they are looking to build the world’s preeminent mixed reality community through AltspaceVR. “When we announced our closing, a common sentiment […]

AltspaceVR Stays Open Through Community Support

AltspaceVR has recently gone through a roller coaster of a ride where one second they’re hosting Bill Nye the Science Guy and the next second they’re making an announcement of shutting its doors. As a matter of fact, they hosted their farewell party just last week. But despite all that, AltspaceVR has announced that they’ll be keeping […]

Breaking: AltspaceVR Is Shutting Down

Today in breaking news, AltspaceVR has announced that it’ll be shutting down its doors on August 3rd, 7PM PST. The company has stated that it has run into unforeseen financial difficulty and that they can’t afford to keep the virtual lights on anymore. This is quite surprising as they’ve been hosting many notable events including Bill […]