Facebook Buying Oculus Rift for $2 Billion

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In a statement today, Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook's acquisition of VR development company Oculus, saying they plan to not only support Oculus' current efforts, but also to help them expand and make VR a platform for more than just games:

We're going to focus on helping Oculus build out their product and develop partnerships to support more games. Oculus will continue operating independently within Facebook to achieve this.

But this is just the start. After games, we're going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences. Imagine enjoying a court side seat at a game, studying in a classroom of students and teachers all over the world or consulting with a doctor face-to-face -- just by putting on goggles in your home.

Read Zuckerberg's full statement here. Facebook's two billion dollar purchase includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock.

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Killer Instinct Pricing Detailed

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Killer Instinct for Xbox One will be free to download with one free playable character available. Additional characters will be available for purchase starting at $4.99 each.

Players can also purchase special discounted character packages:

Combo Breaker Pack –– Save 50 percent instantly by purchasing the Combo Breaker pack, which includes the first 8 characters (6 at launch, plus 2 characters before their official post-launch release) for $19.99.

Ultra Edition – The Ultra Edition delivers the best value for Killer Instinct fans. Available for $39.99.

The Ultimate Edition includes:

The first 8 characters (6 at launch, plus 2 characters before their official post-launch release)
Character accessory packs
Character costumes
The original "Killer Instinct" arcade game