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Oculus VR Issue Statement on Closure of Facebook Acquisition

The long-running story on the Facebook acquisition of Oculus VR comes to a close today. The agreement was settled and the deal closed late last night and in the early hours of this morning Oculus VR’s PR team issued an official statement on the matter.

The $2 billion USD acquisition deal of the virtual reality (VR) pioneer announced in March has been approved by regulators and is now finalised. The FCC’s anti-trust team greenlighted the deal in April and now it has passed the California Department Of Corporations fairness hearing. The exact price of the acquisition has been revealed as $2,001,985,000.

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While refusing to answer any questions or conduct interviews, Oculus VR’s PR team sent VRFocus the following statement:

“We’re looking forward to an exciting future together, building the next computing platform and reimagining the way people communicate.”   – Facebook/Oculus

There was no confirmation of which party offered this comment. The communication in fact highlighted that the statement was offered by both parties despite coming directly from the PR team working on behalf of Oculus VR. VRFocus will keep you updated with any further developments on this story.