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OpenSim users hit all-time high despite 3rd Rock closure

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OpenSim active users are up by 1,039 this month, reaching a new all-time high of 48,234. The total land area also increased, by 489 standard region equivalents. However, the total number of registered users on all the public OpenSim grids fell by more than 10,000 since May. The biggest reason for the drop? 3rd Rock Grid is now officially closed , with some of its communities moved to ZetaWorlds.

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#1394: Discussion about VRChat Layoffs & Paths to Profitability with Four Community Members

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On June 12, 2024, VRChat announced they were laying off 30% of their staff, and they posted a letter to all employees sent from CEO Graham Gaylor that said, “We’re reducing the size of our team by around 30% and saying goodbye to many talented team members in the process. This is the hardest change […] On June 12, 2024, VRChat announced they were laying off 30% of their staff, and they posted a letter to all employees sent from CEO Graham Gaylor that said, "We’re reducing the size of

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ICYMI This Week: Pistol Whip, Bootstrap Island, DigiGods, F1 24 & More

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Looking for the biggest VR news? Here's our weekly roundup with a few stories you may have missed. In hardware news, WWDC 2024 revealed some significant developments. The visionOS 2 beta improves hand tracking and scene understanding ; it now supports room-scale VR and WebXR by default , and delivers other key improvements. Apple Vision Pro will soon launch outside the US , pre-orders are live across Asia , while enterprise companies can soon access Vision Pro's cameras.

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