Google Moves to Build Daydream as Largest Mobile VR Platform

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Google has opened Daydream to all developers this week. Any developer can make and submit a Daydream VR app through the Google Play Store, similar to the process for Android apps. The major drawback of Google Daydream was the lack of content. Play Store currently only has about 60 apps that are Daydream-capable. Partnering with select companies was strategic at launch, … Read More

Valve and Unity Join Forces – What Will This Mean For Developers?

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John Riccitiello, CEO of Unity Technologies, says 90-95% of VR experiences are developed within the company’s Unity game engine and 47% of all developers (including outside of VR) use Unity. When Valve announced that it would be partnering with Unity to allow SteamVR to support Unity Technologies, it signaled a major step for developers focusing on the HTC Vive. Source: Unity … Read More