Facebook acquires VR game developer BigBox VR

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Facebook has acquired virtual reality (VR) firm BigBox VR, the company behind the multiplayer VR game POPULATION: ONE, for an undisclosed amount. The entire team of BigBox VR is expected to join Oculus Studios, a Facebook subsidiary.

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"POP: ONE stormed onto the VR scene just nine months ago and has consistently ranked as one the top-performing titles on the Oculus platform, bringing together up to 24 people at a time to connect, play, and compete in a virtual world," Mike Verdu, the VP of content at Facebook Reality Labs, said in a blog post.

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