Rec Room’s PSVR open beta makes it one of VR’s most important apps

Seattle-based Against Gravity is working on what is perhaps VR’s most important app. Rec Room connects players across all headsets that make use of two full motion hand controllers, including Rift, Vive, PlayStation VR as well as headsets from Acer, Samsung, Lenovo, HP and Dell.

Read more: https://venturebeat.com/2017/11/24/rec-rooms-psvr-open-beta-makes-it-one-of-vrs-most-important-apps/

Niantic raises $200 million as it prepares to develop a Harry Potter AR game

Niantic, Inc. announced today that it has raised a fresh round of capital — $200 million to be exact, as first reported by the Wall Street Journal. The Series B round was led by Spark Capital, with participation from Founders Fund, Meritech, Javelin Venture Capital, and NeatEase.

Read more: https://venturebeat.com/2017/11/24/niantic-raises-200-million-as-it-prepares-to-develop-a-harry-potter-ar-game/