Valve just added full support for the recently released Oculus Rift S PC VR headset to the SteamVR platform. Over the last few weeks, Valve has been expanding support for Facebook’s new headset in SteamVR Beta builds.
Original Story: Guy Godin, the developer behind VR productivity app, Virtual Desktop, says Facebook’s Oculus is “forcing” him to remove a key feature from the Quest version. Virtual Desktop was of one around 50 apps to launch on the Oculus Quest last month.
Facebook’s Oculus Quest standalone VR headset hasn’t been out long, but VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth says the company is already selling a substantial amount of content for the device. We have not gotten any details on device sales, though Facebook has never shares sales data on their VR products.
During UploadVR’s E3 VR showcase, RAD CEO and creative director Ru Weerasuriya revealed the popular Oculus Rift multiplayer game will make the zero gravity jump to the Oculus Quest standalone VR gaming console.
But it looks like iOS players will get a richer Minecraft experience using some of the new tech introduced with Apple's AR platform. We've already played a lot of the best new Oculus Quest VR games and experiences , and it's fair to say that on the whole we've been impressed.
Abrash showed off capture technology that could produce digital versions of real environments with uncanny accuracy. This takes a while to process right now, but the Oculus veteran predicted that instant capture would make it possible to interact with someone else's real-world space in a convincing way.
Facebook’s new Oculus Quest virtual reality (VR) headset seems to be a hit with early adopters, causing inventory shortages at a number of retailers. Facebook’s website seemed unaffected by the stock shortages, and promised to ship either model by early June.
Facebook has lofty ambitions for what the far future of social interaction could look like with VR, but between the parent company and the Oculus brand, there’s a confused smattering of different social VR offerings which do a poor job of connecting users across the platform.
When new users open up their Oculus Quest for the first time and put it on their head, Rec Room should be one of the very first things they download (especially since it’s free).
This week, we're talking Sony's future VR plans, big games landing for the Oculus Quest (which launches later this month) and a new BBC VR experience that we think you'll want to try out.
The typical virtual reality (VR) headset owner spends only about 6 hours a month using their device, according to a new IDC Report. The market research company queried a total of 1,643 users of that high-end VR headsets, including PC-based headsets like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive as well as PlayStation VR.
Hugo Barra, who took over running Oculus VR from founding CEO Brendan Iribe in 2017, said Thursday that he's stepping down as the head of Oculus just as the team is preparing to release its Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S headsets this month.
Based on the Neil Gaiman story of the same name, Fable Studio, in partnership with Oculus, brings “Wolves in the Walls” virtual reality (VR) experience aims to provide audiences with a unique experience through Lucy, a character that Fable calls a “virtual being” – otherwise known as an emotionally-powered artificial intelligence.
This is an adapter I designed to mount Koss Porta Pro headphones to the Oculus Rift S VR Headset. Just pop the Koss speakers off of their original frames and press them into the 3D printed arm parts, making sure to keep the left and right correct.
In another later tweet, Godin also specifically says that he is able to actually push “twice the number of pixels” on Quest as compared to Oculus Go, which speaks strongly towards the performance capability of the upcoming standalone VR headset.
Recently, Oculus Rift S and Oculus Quest pre-orders opened on 30 April, giving you a chance to secure Oculus' VR headsets in time for their release on 21 May. But, as noticed by UploadVR, it looks like it's taken just four days for the Facebook-owned Oculus to sell through the first-week allocation of the Oculus Quest.
Cloud saves are coming to Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, and Samsung Gear VR — the Oculus platform mobile headsets. The main problem with cloud saves on Rift, however, is that the store doesn’t state whether a given app/game supports it.
It’s such an improvement, Oculus is now repositioning the Go as an entry-level VR experience, better tailored to video or simple games, while Quest pursues the cordless VR dream with a more powerful processor (a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip), an increased per-eye resolution of 1440x1600px, and crucially, two dedicated Oculus Touch controllers to allow for a full-range of in-world interaction – a massive step up from the Go’s simple, singular pointer.
We’ve rounded up four Quest games that also appear on Oculus Rift and taken screenshots of each version. Tagged with: Apex Construct, Creed: Rise to Glory, Oculus Quest, oculus rift, RUSH, SUPERHOT VR.
It's an astonishingly powerful VR experience regardless of the hardware you're using, but Quest feels like the ideal home for Beat Saber.
Even if not comparing the Rift S speakers to the original Rift’s pretty darn good headphones, the Rift S audio quality still leaves me wanting, and even Oculus Quest’s hidden speakers seem to do a better job thanks to offering up a bit more bass.
Like the Quest, it features the company's new Insight tracking technology offering six-degrees-of-freedom tracking without having to set up basestations or sensors around your designated VR space.
And with Oculus Touch controllers, your hands are in the game, so you can see your every gesture and feel the power of every impact. Oculus Quest is an all-in-one gaming system built for virtual reality.
Dick’s post-apocalyptic sci-fi story of the same name—for PC VR headsets late last year, Road to VR heralded it as “an early triumph in VR storytelling.” Today, we’re excited to share that the developer behind Blasters of the Universe and Transpose is bringing The Great C to Oculus Go and Gear VR !.