Well as much as I want to see this as a positive thing overall for pushing more money into VR development, I would rather it be almost any other company than Facebook. This has got to feel like a real kick in the dick for kickstarter backers. Kind of sucks that all your money went into making the company look good enough for Facebook to buy it. Kind of like you suddenly realized you were working hard making weapons all this time for the Soviets instead of the USA.
No? It's a fantastic success story. A backer believed in the company enough to fund creating a product, and that product was such a huge deal that someone went out and bought it for $2 billion.
It's mind boggingly fantastic, and a huge win for Kickstarter and all of Occulus' backers. It's baffling how anyone could see this as a negative, as if Facebook was a company like Microsoft or something, known for ruining purchased companies. Quite the opposite.
@frobitz What is even the logic in doing that? Why would you do that? That makes no sense! Nothing has changed other than Occulus now worth two billion dollars.