Google Acquired Owlchemy Labs ("Job Simulator" & "Rick and Morty Virtual Rick-ality")

Google and Owlchemy Labs has jointly announced that Google is acquiring Owlchemy Labs!

Owlchemy Labs is responsible for 2 major VR sandbox titles “Job Simulator” and “Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality”. On the other hand, Google has produced several VR contents of their own, like Tilt Brush and Google Earth.

Check out the announcement from Google and Owlchemy Labs here and here respectively.

“This means Owlchemy will continue building high quality VR content for platforms like the HTC Vive, Oculus Touch, and PlayStation VR. This means continuing to focus on hand interactions and high quality user experiences, like with Job Simulator. This means continuing our mission to build VR for everyone, and doing all of this as the same silly Owlchemy Labs you know and love. We are continuing to do all of this with even more support and focus on building awesome stuff. It’s incredibly exciting that Google and Owlchemy are so well aligned on our goals and vision for the future of VR” – Owlchemy Labs

Together, we’ll be working to create engaging, immersive games and developing new interaction models across many different platforms to continue bringing the best VR experiences to life. There is so much more to build and learn, so stay tuned! – Google