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John Carmack, the former cofounder of id Software and chief technology officer of Oculus VR, said he believes Facebook — which just acquired his company for $ 2 billion — gets the “big picture” of virtual reality.

Carmack expressed his opinion on the acquisition in the comments section of a Tumblr post by Peter Berkman, a Brooklyn-based musician for electronic group Anamanaguchi. His most revealing note was that he wasn’t expecting an acquisition this soon.

See also: Game Developers on Oculus Acquisition: From Feeling Validated to ‘The Wrong Direction’

“I wasn’t personally involved in any of the negotiations — I spent an afternoon talking technology with Mark Zuckerberg, and the next week I find out that he bought Oculus,” Carmack wrote. “Honestly, I wasn’t expecting Facebook (or this soon). I have zero personal background with them, and I could think of other companies that would have more obvious synergies. However, I do have reasons to believe that they get the Big Picture as I see it, and will be a powerful force towards making it happen. You don’t make a commitment like they just did on a whim.” Read more…

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