And that's where Splinter Cell comes in, as Ubisoft looks to be one of Facebook's early partners in the effort.
A new report states that Facebook's Oculus has signed a deal with Ubisoft for exclusive Splinter Cell and Assassin's Creed VR games.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is said to have been involved with the deal.More news: Jokiharju traded to Sabres by Blackhawks for Nylander
The company is allegedly also talking to other companies such as Electronic Arts, as well as looking to buy smaller development studios to develop exclusively for the platform. Facebook previously announced similar partnerships with other major developers like Respawn Entertainment on an original Oculus VR games. There are stealth games, and then there's Splinter Cell.
Obviously, since these are rumors, we invite you to take the information provided with due caution and not take it for granted. Other than a limited-time, Splinter Cell crossover event with T om Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands previous year.More news: Greek new conservative cabinet sworn in
The objective of the purchase is said to be to attract more users to VR. Facebook recently named former Oculus content VP Jason Rubin as their head of "special gaming initiatives".
Apparently, the Splinter Cell series has a new chance to return to the market: as a title for the Oculus viewers on Facebook. Sales for the Oculus Quest have reportedly exceeded Facebook's internal sales projections, and VR and AR headset sales in 2019 are already up 54.1% from 2018. The fact of the matter is that the social media giant's push into video games so far is at best, on par with the PlayStation VR system.More news: Father Ted star Brendan Grace dead at 68 after cancer battle