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Mozilla’s Web-Based VR Platform Hubs Adds Discord Support

April 16, 2019 / Peter Graham

Mozilla has been making great strides when it comes to virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) support, such as ensuring Firefox Reality will work with HoloLens 2. Last year the company released an experimental browser-based social platform called Hubs, where users could create rooms and share content. Today, Mozilla has revealed integration plans with popular community platform Discord. Discord is a voice and chat platform commonly used by the gaming and technology communities online. In recent years more and more developers use it to connect with players, post updates and use it as a portal so gamers can beta test titles. Quite often you’ll find links in VRFocus articles to Discord.“The Hubs Discord integration allows members to use their Discord identity to connect to rooms and connects a Discord channel with a specific Hubs room in order to capture the text chat, photos taken, and media shared between users in each space,” explains Liv Erickson, Senior Product...