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Acer assumes majority control of Star VR platform

PC hardware manufacturer Acer has gained majority control of the Star VR platform holder from partner Starbreeze. The pair launched the joint project in spring 2016, when both agreed to invest $25m between them. To date both have invested $10m, and now the remaining cash will come from Acer. In …

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Starbreeze and Acer announce new capitalisation plan for StarVR

Starbreeze and Acer have announced a new capitalisation plan for its virtual reality headset, StarVR. Under the new agreement, Acer will now contribute $5m to the joint venture and increase its interest to 66.7 per cent. Starbreeze, meanwhile, will be relieved from its remaining captial commitment of $7.5m and its …

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Starbreeze appoints new head of IR and corporate communications

Starbreeze Studios has appointed Ann Charlotte Svensson as head of investor relations and corporate communications. Previously, Svensson was head of group communications at finance group Catella, and previously served as senior consultant at Hallvarsson and Halvarsson, where she was an advisor in financial communication assignments. In her new role, Svensson …

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Starbreeze believes VR success will come from outside the home

The early focus on virtual reality in the home has distracted from where its real success will come. That’s the belief of Starbreeze’s chief technology officer Emmanuel Marquez, who told VentureBeat that dedicated gamers will not be the catalyst of the technology’s eventual rise. Since day one I knew it …

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Starbreeze’s StarVR headset to enter mass production late 2017

Starbreeze is to begin mass producing its StarVR headsets later this year, the company revealed in its full year report for 2016. For now, the publisher will continue to distribute and prioritise development on the current version of the headset to its key partners, but there’s been interest from "multiple …

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