Facebook Acquires Sanzaru Games - VR Game Developer

Sanzaru Games would join Facebook's Oculus Studios as an independently operated studio

Facebook Acquires Sanzaru Games - VR Game Developer

The developer behind the best virtual reality (VR) game of 2019 titled Asgard's Wrath, Facebook acquired for an undisclosed sum.

We're thrilled to share that Sanzaru is joining the Oculus Studios team! Together, we will continue to pursue a future of rich, immersive and original VR game content. Excited for what's to come!

Sanzaru Games said in a statement.

Facebook in November last year acquired Beat Games, the developer of popular Virtual Reality rhythm game called Beat Saber. Beat Games became part of Facebook's VR gaming Group Oculus Studios.

At its sixth Oculus Connect conference in September, Facebook shared its vision for VR and plans to build the future of computing with people at the centre with new updates for Quest VR Headsets.

Among the announcements was Oculus Link which allows users to connect Quest with a PC via a USB Type-C cable, including announcing Horizon and finger tracking for Quest.

The company also announced Facebook Horizon, a new social experience in VR where one can build their own worlds with easy-to-use tools (no coding skills required).