Virtual reality storefront Wear VR secures $1.5m investment

Firm developing mobile app allowing users to access its store from their smartphones
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Virtual reality app store Wear VR has raised $1.5m as it aims to build a more robust independent marketplace.

As reported by Venturebeat, the firm plans to release a mobile that will let users find virtual reality games on their smartphones.

The store is said to house some 900 VR apps for a variety of different headsets, which have been downloaded more than 200,000 times.

“Despite minimal marketing, we’ve witnessed phenomenal interest in Wear VR since we launched in July,” said Wear VR co-founder Nic Mitham.

“This funding will allow us to reach the growing number of people excited by the possibilities of virtual reality, as well as expanding the store’s functionality, as requested by our vocal and passionate community of VR fans.”


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