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Carmack Suing ZeniMax for 22 Million Dollars [42937]

 
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:31 pm    Post subject: Carmack Suing ZeniMax for 22 Million Dollars [42937] Reply with quote

Back in early February, a Dallas jury awarded ZeniMax Media 500 million dollars to be paid by Oculus, its owners, and the former CEO. John Carmack, co-creator of the Doom series, immediately lambasted this decision in a long Facebook post. Carmack had a lot of stakes in the decision as he was one of the original founde

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.statista.com/statistics/458037/virtual-reality-headsets-unit-sales-worldwide/

3.6 million units sold. Between R&D costs, salaries, production costs, I doubt they even made 50 million surplus... To pay what court ordered, they would need a deal or a loan, or a miracle. They should just go default unless they can get rid of that 500 million fine. They are not going to get far anyway. Oculus Rift is going to have to be pulled from the market, and competition is getting ahead of them anyway. And there is that hefty price tag on a market now split between 3 competitors, and Sony just started...
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It appears that the corporate greed truly has no limits.

I guess Carmonkey could get up to 50-75 (with damages an interest). (?)
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