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Facebook acquires Sanzaru Games (Asgard’s Wrath)

Facebook continues to assert its ambitions in the virtual reality market: after Beat Games, at the origin of the Beat Saber phenomenon, it is Sanzaru Games’ turn to join the Oculus Studios family.

Founded in 2006, Sanzaru Games was already one of the partners of Oculus Studios, of which it is now a permanent member. Since 2016 and the launch of the Oculus Rift, the Californian studio has developed four VR games: Ripcoil, VR Sports Challenge, Marvel Powers United VR, and most recently, the ambitious action-RPG Asgard’s Wrath. A title that has redefine what a full VR game looks like “ and who knew “a great success”, advance it communicated Oculus.

As a member of Oculus Studios and supported by our latest advancements in VR technology, Sanzaru will continue to create incredible virtual reality experiences for players around the world as an independent studio.

“The vast majority” of employees of Sanzaru Games will now join the Oculus Studios team. As for the studio’s current plans, it’s still too early to talk about it, but one thing is certain: Facebook is planning more such announcements for VR this year, as the release said.

Asgard’s Wrath: A VR adventure with the Nordic gods

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