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Minecraft: No Rift support due to Facebook's recent acqusition

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Minecraft: No Rift support due to Facebook's recent acqusition

As the dream to roam around the world of Minecraft through the Oculus VR was drifting closer and closer, it was quickly shattered as Notch was certainly unhappy of this new transfer of ownership, and has decided to cancel Rift support for Minecraft.

"I definitely want to be part of virtual reality, but I will not work with Facebook. Facebook's intentions are unclear and constantly changing. Historically, they are also not a stable platform and nothing in their history makes me trust them."
Furthermore, Markus 'Notch' Perrson explains how Facebook were only interested in their number of users, and nothing else. As his choice was a certainly a quick one, this doesn't mean that in the foreseeable future, Minecraft won't be supporting the VR.

The Oculus VR, recently bought by Facebook, sold for a whopping $2.3 billion dollars. What do you feel about this move? Do you think the Oculus were bought out by Facebook's offer, or did they make the right choice?
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Facebook... -.-

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I definitely want to be part of virtual reality, but I will not work with Facebook. Facebook's intentions are unclear and constantly changing. Historically, they are also not a stable platform and nothing in their history makes me trust them.
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Minecraft and Facebook i think they are very overrated
dat mark zuckerberg is trying to build a monopoly or idnk buying many ***** around xD
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i think Notch are over reacting,
did some of you remember about euclidean?
creator of minecraft over react about the unlimited detail saying some scam thingy.?
and i don't like facebook buying oculus to.
but who knows what will happen on oculus

well this is the future of oculus in the hand of facebook


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True story Notch.
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I've never trusted ;facebook;
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Facebook ruined everything!
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Notch said that the reason he didnt want rift support in Minecraft is because the recent buy of Facebook

**** YOU FACEBOOK!

And btw? What is fb going to do,Farm Ville 2 with Oculus Rift? -_-
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imagine the amount of heart attacks from creepers xD
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**** i wanted it so bad!
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This is sad.


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