Google Jumps into VR Gaming Business by Acquiring Owlchemy Studio. Owlchemy lab is a VR studio that creates Job Simulator and Rick and Morty. Owlchemy will keep on producing VR games with different platforms. This VR studio is some what different from the Tilt Brush studio which Google acquired back in 2015. This shows that Google has also shown interest in the upcoming VR innovations.
Google Jumps into VR Gaming Business by Acquiring Owlchemy Studio
Owlchemy is famous for developing games that mimic by using real hands. Google assures that it will continue to focus on hand interactions. They told that they are working hard to provide users with high quality user experiences.
Alex Schwartz, Owlchemy Co- Founder said:
We have a slate of original games that we have in [the] production and prototyping phase, and we’re going to continue to do that. We’re very excited to continue to do that with the support of Google behind us.”
Google told that they love to explore the way they interact with controls in your hands.
Google VR Engr. Relja Markovic Said:
We have a pretty big vision” for virtual and augmented reality. Daydream’s a great product — I love my Daydream. But there will be many, many things that come after that
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Google has released these products for purely non Google handsets like Tilt Brush and Google Earth. Markovic revealed that Owlchemy will keep engaging with the larger VR development community. They want to share their knowledge and best practices.
Right now they have not provided all the details. However Google will definitely describe more about Virtual reality at I/O developer conference next week. Google is working hard to develop more VR content. Facebook owned VR film studio, Oculus is closed to fund external projects. It is indeed a comfortable news for Google as it will now face less number of competitors.