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This is a summary of a YouTube video "We can’t let Meta get away with this." by ThrillSeeker!
4.0 (46 votes)

Meta's decision to shut down Echo VR has sparked debate about their accountability to their dedicated user base.

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    Meta's actions have sparked debate about their accountability.
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    Echo VR will be terminated on August 1st, ending its run as one of the most popular VR games and esports.
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    Ready At Dawn and Meta have made the difficult decision to shut down Echo VR to focus on their next project.
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    Meta is shutting down their biggest IP, except for Beat Saber, despite its success, showing disregard for their dedicated user base.
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    06:07
    Ready At Dawn may be up to something new, but it's unclear what.
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    Three beta testers of Ready at Dawn's Echo VR went on to create their own successful VR games, attracting attention from Oculus and Ready at Dawn.
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    09:32
    Echo VR still has hundreds of active players, so don't kill the game and keep the servers up!
  • 🀞
    11:00
    Support my Patreon to join me in experiencing the newly updated thrill of VR in 2023.
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    Meta's recent actions have caused confusion and outrage, leading to questions about how they are getting away with it.
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    Echo VR will be terminated on August 1st, ending its run as one of the most popular VR games and esports.
    • Ready at Dawn's Echo VR will be terminated on August 1st, due to unknown reasons.
    • Echo VR is one of the most popular VR games and esports, with millions of active daily users and seven seasons of paid tournaments.
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    02:37
    Ready At Dawn and Meta have made the difficult decision to shut down Echo VR to focus on their next project.
    • Ready At Dawn and Meta have made the difficult decision to shut down Echo VR for many good reasons, including the studio coming together to focus on their next project.
    • Echo VR is more than a game, it has created meaningful relationships and is focused on providing a live service.
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    04:09
    Meta is shutting down their biggest IP, except for Beat Saber, despite its success, showing disregard for their dedicated user base.
    • Meta is shutting down their biggest IP, except for Beat Saber, in five months, despite the game being successful.
    • Meta's budget cuts suggest they don't care about their dedicated user base, who have spent hundreds of dollars and thousands of hours in the game.
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    06:07
    Ready At Dawn may have an unannounced game coming, be discontinuing Echo VR to start a new one, or something weirder is going on.
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    07:08
    Three beta testers of Ready at Dawn's Echo VR went on to create their own successful VR games, attracting attention from Oculus and Ready at Dawn.
    • Ready at Dawn, an indie studio with talented developers, pioneered VR game development in 2017, but after a Meta acquisition, high-level developers left the company, leading to employee attrition.
    • Three original Echo VR beta testers became World finalists and later built their own VR games, one of which, Gorilla Tag, was so successful it attracted two important people from Oculus and Ready at Dawn.
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    09:32
    Echo VR still has hundreds of active players, so don't kill the game and keep the servers up!
    • Ready At Dawn's talent has been scattered across different companies, leaving Echo VR to die, and proving this wrong would be a checkmate.
    • Don't kill the game, keep the servers up; it still has hundreds of active players.
  • 🀞
    11:00
    Support my Patreon to join me in experiencing the newly updated thrill of VR in 2023.
    • Don't kill Echo VR, keep it alive for the sake of the VR community and developers who have put in their hard work and money.
    • Tuesday Newsday isn't going anywhere, but the formula will be rethought and more content like this will be released if the community enjoys it.
    • Support my Patreon to join me in experiencing the newly updated thrill of VR in 2023.
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This is a summary of a YouTube video "We can’t let Meta get away with this." by ThrillSeeker!
4.0 (46 votes)