The title says it all. Here's the article and the quote.https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/22/oculus-co-founder-is-leaving-facebook-after-cancellation-of-rift-2-headset/"Iribe is leaving Facebook following some internal shake-ups at the company’s virtual reality arm last week that saw the cancellation of the company’s next generation “Rift 2” PC-powered virtual reality headset which he had been leading development of, a source close to the matter tell TechCrunch."
Can we get a confirmation or denial of this from Oculus officially?Update:https://variety.com/2018/digital/news/oculus-co-founder-brendan-iribe-is-leaving-facebook-1202988298/"Facebook denied a Techcrunch report that the departure was prompted by a corporate decision to cancel plans for a second-generation Oculus Rift headset."
"There are some indications that the departure wasn’t completely amicable. Techcrunch reported Monday that Facebook decided to cancel plans for a PC-powered Rift 2 headset that Iribe’s group had been working on, prompting him to throw the towel. Facebook subsequently denied this report, with a spokesperson telling Variety: “Yes, we are planning a future version of Rift.”"Update 2:
Lucas Matney of TechCrunch has doubled-down on the cancellation rumor, suggesting that Oculus has cancelled the variation of the CV2 that is currently under development, but also concedes that there may still be a CV2 in the future.Update 3:
Nate Mitchell has chimed in, stating clearly that the Rift/PC platform is still in the works, but he doesn't give any clarification on possible changes to their business strategy therein.