You most likely barely keep in mind what Daydream is, or relatively was, and no-one will blame you for that. Google launched its VR platform back in 2016 and even launched its personal View headset to the market, which it additionally updated a couple of yr later. Apps turned progressively out there for the platform till lots of them stopped being up to date, or worse, totally dropped assist for Daydream. It was clear Google just about deserted it, but it surely’s now made it official with an announcement.

After formally killing its Play Motion pictures & TV app for Daydream in June 2019, and losing support for Hulu a couple of yr in the past, Google is waking up from its Daydream and formally asserting the platform is lifeless. The corporate confirmed it would now not replace the software program, and that Daydream could not even work on Android 11. Third-party apps may nonetheless work with the headset, which is not out there for buy anymore, however you should not anticipate these to proceed to be maintained both.

Though VR is enjoyable, most individuals most likely did not see the advantage of shopping for a headset and appropriate apps only for dwelling use, which may clarify why Google determined to drop assist for Daydream. If you happen to’re nonetheless desirous about VR headsets, you might flip to Oculus, though I would not wager on them persevering with to assist their merchandise for for much longer both.