‘Minecraft’ creator cancels Oculus Rift version following Facebook acquisition

By March 26, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

By Andrew Webster

Minecraft creator Markus Persson has revealed that an Oculus Rift version of the game was potentially in the works, but following the sudden news that Facebook has acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion, that’s no longer the case. “I just cancelled that deal,” Persson tweeted. “Facebook creeps me out.” He later expanded on his reasoning in a blog post, citing in particular Facebook’s constantly changing platform, which has proved a challenge for game developers.

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