Splinter Cell was rumored to be revealed at E3 2019 but the event went by without a whisper about the return of Sam Fisher. The Information reports that the franchise will return, though, just in a different form. The publication shared that Facebook has signed deals for exclusive VR games, including titles based on Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell.

The report suggests Facebook is making a move to beef up its gaming divisions by acquiring game studios and signing exclusive deals for VR versions of well-known franchises. The information comes from two anonymous sources and Oculus representatives aren’t confirming the moves just yet. Ubisoft also declined to comment.

“The response to Oculus Quest and Rift S gaming has been incredible,” an Oculus spokesperson told the publication. “We cannot comment on specific partnerships, but we will continue to focus on expanding our library and reaching broader gaming audiences for years to come.”

Content is king across all platforms and VR has a much larger ecosystem with quality games than it did a couple years ago. There are a few popular studios and franchises scattered among the original projects but name recognition will be important to some consumers as efforts to democratize virtual reality continue.

The Oculus Quest is a strong option to lead the charge toward mass consumption of VR, so it makes sense for Facebook to dig its heels in and put some money behind software for it. That’s not to suggest the Rift S will be left behind but the Quest is an untethered, easy-to-setup HMD that will appeal to those curious about VR and not willing to invest in a compatible PC or create the space for sensors.

Splinter Cell and Assassin’s Creed are two intriguing choices for VR exclusives and Ubisoft has other properties suitable for a deal. Watch Dogs may not be as popular as the others but its focus on hacking could lend to a unique VR gaming experience. Ubisoft is likely not the only major studio Facebook is courting, as well.