New Welcome Features: Title Screen & Entry Codes

First impressions are important, so today we’re launching a two brand new “Welcome” features to make the AltspaceVR startup and entry flow simpler and more productive: a Title Screen and Entry Codes. Title Screen The Title Screen is a one-stop-shop for things like content discovery, event and world entry, and even account management. Now, when …

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Introducing Microsoft Account Integration

AltspaceVR is evolving, and that means we’ve got some pretty cool things planned for our platform and our growing community. Today we’re announcing Microsoft Account integration — a bold step in the direction of a bright future. Microsoft Account integration is a gateway to a world of Microsoft services which AltspaceVR can take advantage of to improve our platform and continue to innovate and grow. Over the next …

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Main Events & New Features for Hosts

At the heart of the AltspaceVR experience are events. Whether you’re looking to inform, educate, entertain, or simply connect with others, our calendar has plenty of options to choose from. As our community of hosts continues to grow, we want to do more to empower and support your process and content. In today’s attention-economy the …

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New Social Features! Happy Holidays!

It’s okay to admit that the 2020 holidays are a little different than years past. Many of our plans have been curtailed and postponed, and this year our tables will likely be a little less crowded. While many people wait for the opportunity to be together again, we’re committed to building a virtual experience that …

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Celebrate Sweater Weather with New Avatar Items

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping. The smell of pumpkin spice has permeated everything and the season of hot cocoa, fireplaces, and festivity is here! As we watch the last of the leaves drop and cross our fingers for some snow days, we welcome the seasonal …

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Saying Farewell to the Oculus Go

When it launched in 2018, the Oculus Go ushered in a new era of VR: the mainstream standalone headset. Retailing at $199 (USD), it also brought with it the promise of mass adoption of Virtual Reality—a dream long held by enthusiasts and professionals alike. What the Go lacked in power, it made up for in …

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Screen Door Effect Club Gets a Glow Up!

AltspaceVR’s biggest and most robust environment recently got a beautiful remodel featuring updated geometry, textures, lighting, and more. In additional to updates in the core environment, its variants also benefitted from the changes. The recent launch of our new Commons Hubs inspired the update which will make these environments more performant (& more stylish). Check …

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New Commons Hubs are Packed with Conversation Starters

There’s something magical about finding yourself deep in conversation with a new friend. Realizing that the things you love, care about, and find funny or important also resonate with someone else is a great feeling. But getting there can be hard. If you’re hungry for some conversation, look no further. Today we’re announcing the Grand …

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