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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2020 Grand Finale: Updates to MMC, Web Projector, and New Kits!

It’s safe to say that 2020 has been a momentous year. From virtual conferences and brand new avatars, to the world’s first holoportation in VR (Thanks, Diplo!). We are proud of the work we’ve done, grateful for the opportunities we’ve had, and excited to head into a brand new year with so much momentum. Before …

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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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Security Updates & Changes to Media Sharing

Hello, Altspacers! As many of you know, the recent weeks have brought with them an uptick in griefers, hackers, and trolls. Our Events and Moderation teams, as well as our Community Helpers and other community members have been working collaboratively to try to alleviate the resulting disruptions. We are saddened by the attacks and the …

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Black Lives Matter Solidarity Statement

At AltspaceVR one of our primary goals has always been to create a safe and welcoming community. We not only believe that Virtual Reality can be a tool for socialization, but that it has the power to scale connection in profound ways. In recent weeks the Black Lives Matter movement has surged to the forefront of our …

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Worlds: Guidelines & Features

UPDATED: June 28, 2022 Note: Worlds is a Beta feature. To access, Enable Worlds Beta from Settings/General in the AltspaceVR app.   If you’ve been in AltspaceVR it’s very likely that you’ve visited a world or two. Worlds are environments built by users, and they range in size and scope from underwater cities to extraterrestrial landscapes–and everything in …

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