35:23 - For the headlining story
Oculus Quest 2 is surely going to be a game changer for bringing VR to the masses but is Facebook going to block it’s success with it’s lousy corporate image and abundantly abusive data collection? It’s a bitter sweet moment for new VR adopters after they unbox their new quest only to find they have to login with a facebook account to even use it. As for the rest of the show, video game news is our business and business is booming! Just in, this week on another edition of the Inside Gaming Podcast; Amazon shut down development on Crucible, Microsoft is cutting GameStop in on digital sales, Microsoft released a list of 30 Series X optimized games for launch, and Star Citizen is celebrating 8 years of development.
00:00 - Intro
00:34 - Amazon shuts down Crucible
14:45 - Microsoft cuts deal with GameStop
19:38 - 30 games optimized for Series X
25:56 - PS5 user experience revealed
35:23 - Oculus Quest 2 Facebook shenanigans
41:48 - Star Citizen celebrates 8yrs of development
49:32 - Listener Questions
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[Play Crucible] - Crucible is shutting down for good
[VG247] - Gamestop/Microsoft partnership will let the retailer earn revenue from digital purchase
[VG247] - Xbox launch lineup announced
[Reddit] - Facebook is bricking some Oculus Quest 2s
[Eurogamer] - Star Citizen celebrates 8 year anniversary with another delay
[PlayStation Blog] - Playstation 5’s UI revealed