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AltspaceVR Launches new Tools to Improve Social VR Experiences

The social aspect of virtual reality is something most consumers tend to overlook. On the surface, VR is a very personal and antisocial experience. Companies such as AltSpaceVR are slowly starting to change this trend. The company has unveiled some new tools to let users create and share their VR space with others. Merging the […]

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DJ Soto Aims to Expand VR Church Beyond AltSpaceVR

Most people would never throw religion and virtual reality in the same sentence. Things always have an odd way of working themselves out in the world of technology. DJ Soto is convinced virtual reality is the digital Holy Grail of Christianity. More specifically, he has built up a VR mega-church which attracts believers from all […]

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AltspaceVR Will Stick Around Thanks to Microsoft Acquisition

Not too long ago, we reported on how AltspaceVR was shutting down. Although this VR social network had plenty of momentum, the interest and funding dried up all of a sudden. It now turns out the company is getting a second lease on life thanks to being acquired by Microsoft. A rather surprising turn of […]

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VR Startup AltspaceVR is Closing its Doors due to Lack of Funding

When ambitious startups fail, there is plenty of reason to be sad. For AltspaceVR, their demise came as a surprise. A social VR platform should, on paper, attract  a lot of attention. Unfortunately for the company, virtual reality is not a top priority for most consumers right now. Even the concept of its Echo Space […]