Tag: virtual reality
The FTC wants to block Meta’s acquisition of Supernatural
Meta announced plans to acquire music-driven VR fitness app Supernatural in October 2021, but the deal is running into some big problems in the US.
July 28, 2022
Meta bundles Beat Saber music game with Quest 2 headsets
Good news for Meta's VR game Beat Saber this morning – and for the artists and labels who have made song packs available for sale within it.
July 27, 2022
VRJam launches its virtual reality music app in closed beta
Back in 2019, startup VRJam launched an equity-crowdfunding campaign to raise £250k for its plans to build 'interactive virtual environments for artists and fans'.
July 19, 2022
PatchXR launches PatchWorld virtual-reality music-making app
We recently wrote about 33 companies to watch if you're interested in music and the metaverse.
July 8, 2022
Report claims that Meta accounts for 90% of VR headset sales
You don't need a virtual reality headset to be playing in the metaverse: from Fortnite and Roblox to The Sandbox and Decentraland.
July 4, 2022
Metaverse music licensing: ‘We have a window to sort this out’
The music industry is excited about the potential offered by games and virtual worlds, but are its licensing models flexible enough?
June 30, 2022
Mark Zuckerberg on AR/VR: ‘Getting spatial audio right is key’
As a technology, spatial audio has been higher on the music industry's agenda in recent times, thanks in part to the push for spatial music from Apple Music and Amazon Music.
June 27, 2022
Fender teams up with Meta to launch its own VR ‘Stratoverse’
Sitting within Meta's Horizon Worlds, it's an island where, among other things, visitors find chords and create music with them.
June 22, 2022
33 companies to watch if you’re interested in music and the metaverse
Partnerships between the music and games industries go back decades, but in 2022 there’s a lot of talk about music and ‘the metaverse’ – a catch-all term that includes games, virtual worlds and augmented...
June 21, 2022
Meta enlists top fashion brands for its new Avatars Store
The store will sell digital clothing for use with people's virtual characters across Instagram, Facebook and Messenger.
June 20, 2022
VR fitness app Supernatural debuts artist workouts
The monthly 'Supernatural Artist Series' is kicking off with Katy Perry, with Imagine Dragons, The Weeknd, Coldplay and more to follow.
June 15, 2022