Virtual Desktop Now Lets You Play PC Games On Oculus Quest

Virtual Desktop Now Lets You Play PC Games On Oculus Quest

Virtual Desktop for Oculus Quest now lets you play your PC games using the Quest’s own Touch controllers. Previously it was possible to pair an Xbox controller or similar bluetooth gamepad and use it within Virtual Desktop. Tagged with: Oculus Quest, virtual desktop.

Oculus Quest Sold Out at Amazon, Walmart, Newegg – Variety

Oculus Quest Sold Out at Amazon, Walmart, Newegg – Variety

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.

The Oculus Quest Is The Most Impressive Consumer Gadget In Years

The Oculus Quest Is The Most Impressive Consumer Gadget In Years

Finally, after years of waiting for the tech to shrink and mature and get cheaper, we have the promise of a reasonably priced standalone device (meaning you don’t need to hook up to a PC or deal with a mess of cords to get it going, as you do with the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headsets), that also features “roomscale”—that is, the seemingly magical ability to track your movement as you walk through space.

Field of view: Vive Pro Eye brings eye-tracking VR to Europe first

Field of view: Vive Pro Eye brings eye-tracking VR to Europe first

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.

Review: Oculus Rift S

Review: Oculus Rift S

If you already bought into Oculus with the Rift, you probably don't need to run out and get the S.

This is What ‘Virtual Desktop’ Looks Like on Oculus Quest

This is What ‘Virtual Desktop’ Looks Like on Oculus Quest

All 50+ Oculus Quest Launch Titles Confirmed So Far. However unlike the previous mobile versions, Virtual Desktop for Quest will undoubtedly be a more comfortable experience thanks to the headset’s ability to track your head in 3D space (AKA 6DOF).

Oculus Quest Social Strategy Unclear Three Weeks Before Launch

Oculus Quest Social Strategy Unclear Three Weeks Before Launch

Facebook is marketing the Quest as a gaming-first platform, similar to the Oculus Rift, but fans of non-gaming media apps like Netflix, multi-user social hangout spaces like Oculus Rooms , or live event social apps like Oculus Venues , are left wondering about the status of those experiences.

Oculus Quest review: Facebook's new VR headset is the best thing I've tried this year

Oculus Quest review: Facebook's new VR headset is the best thing I've tried this year

No matter where I go, I put on the headset, draw the magical boundaries of my new space like a boy making his window out of magic chalk, and I'm there.

Game On: Oculus Quest and Rift S Pre-Orders Are LIVE! Shipping Begins May 21

Game On: Oculus Quest and Rift S Pre-Orders Are LIVE! Shipping Begins May 21

You can even share the fun with friends using our casting feature (in beta on Quest), which lets you cast to the Oculus mobile app or to your TV.Our launch lineup includes 50+ titles that run the gamut from fast-paced shooters to pass-and-play social games.

Designing a cross platform VR game in Mr.Hack Jack news

Designing a cross platform VR game in Mr.Hack Jack news

My team and I are just out of a 4 month production cycle that led to the creation of Mr. Hack Jack: Robot Detective, which is my first fully fledged cross-platform consumer VR game for Oculus/Vive and Oculus Go. I'm writing this because I'd like to share a few game design decisions and takeaways from this short but interesting project.

Oculus Explains Why It Doesn’t Think the Time is Right for ‘Rift 2’ or ‘Rift Pro’

Oculus Explains Why It Doesn’t Think the Time is Right for ‘Rift 2’ or ‘Rift Pro’

It was suggested that the company could have opted to offer a ‘Rift Pro’ for that latter group at the same time as the Rift S, but Facebook’s Jason Rubin explained in a recent interview why they didn’t think that was the right call.

Critically Acclaimed Rhythm Action Game ‘Thumper’ is Coming to Quest at Launch

Critically Acclaimed Rhythm Action Game ‘Thumper’ is Coming to Quest at Launch

Oculus still hasn’t appended a launch date to Quest, its $400 standalone VR headset. The game has garnered plenty of success in its three years of existence, rating ‘Very Positive’ on Steam and commanding a strong [4.5/5] stars on the Oculus Store.

Oculus Quest

Oculus Quest

The Quest is Oculus' first stand-alone virtual reality headset featuring 6 degree of freedom (6DoF) inside-out tracking with two 6DoF controllers. When will the Quest be Available? The Oculus Quest will be available in (at least) two storage configurations: 64GB and 128GB. The 64GB Quest will retail for $399 USD.

Star Wars: Vader Immortal Will Still Hit Quest First, Cross-Buy Unconfirmed

Star Wars: Vader Immortal Will Still Hit Quest First, Cross-Buy Unconfirmed

We’re not sure exactly when Vader Immortal will launch but, hopefully, it’s around the same time Oculus Quest arrives. Tagged with: ilmxlab , Oculus Quest , oculus rift , Star Wars: Vader Immortal Episode 1.

Superhot VR Has Sold Over 800,000 Units Across All Platforms

Superhot VR Has Sold Over 800,000 Units Across All Platforms

Not only did Underwood confirm Superhot VR had made more revenue than the original Superhot, but the VR version has sold over 800,000 copies across its various platforms.

‘Superhot VR’ Has Now Generated More Revenue Than The Original PC Game

‘Superhot VR’ Has Now Generated More Revenue Than The Original PC Game

To Kaczmarczyk, the number of Superhot VR copies sold has a strong correlation to overall headset sales, something he says has a lot to do with a largely unshakable best-sellers list across all platforms.

Here's What Information Facebook Stores About Oculus Browsing Activity

Here's What Information Facebook Stores About Oculus Browsing Activity

What controls do users have over how much data Oculus Browser sends to Facebook? When you are in private browsing mode, we don’t log data about the domain names users visit.

I Expect You To Die to Feature Cross-Buy Support for Quest

I Expect You To Die to Feature Cross-Buy Support for Quest

Schell Games and its puzzle experience I Expect You To Die was part of a flurry of developers to confirm support for upcoming standalone headset Oculus Quest at the end of March.

Critically Acclaimed Spy Puzzler ‘I Expect You To Die’ Confirmed as Quest Launch Title

Critically Acclaimed Spy Puzzler ‘I Expect You To Die’ Confirmed as Quest Launch Title

Schell Games, makers of I Expect You to Die (2016), have announced their hit spy-themed puzzle game is going to be a day-one launch title for Quest. Furthermore, the studio announced that I Expect You To Die will be among the many games available for cross-buy on Quest.

Oculus Explains Rift S Design & Manufacturing Partnership with Lenovo

Oculus Explains Rift S Design & Manufacturing Partnership with Lenovo

Rubin sat down with Road to VR for a wide-ranging interview at GDC 2019 last month , during which he spoke to the fact that Oculus opted to work with Lenovo in the design and manufacture of the Rift S.

Latest Oculus Update Brings Hidden Rift S Tutorial App

Latest Oculus Update Brings Hidden Rift S Tutorial App

Like on the original Rift, once you’re done with Touch setup, you’re then taken to Oculus First Contact, which in this case is done by placing the First Contact cartridge into the old school console.

Oculus Announces New VR Technology in the Upcoming Rift S

Oculus Announces New VR Technology in the Upcoming Rift S

It has also released some cool advances in stand-alone VR technology like Oculus Go and the upcoming Oculus Quest . Oculus calls the Rift S “the most advanced PC VR Headset”, but what kind of VR technology is it packing?

Just What is Oculus’ Rift S?

Just What is Oculus’ Rift S?

In Spring of 2019 Oculus will be releasing their new Rift S headset to the public. As you probably know, the original Oculus Rift was the device that kickstarted modern VR revolution. As great as the original Rift is, there was a lot of room for improvement.

OrbusVR: Reborn Expansion has a Launch Date, Oculus Quest Support Confirmed

OrbusVR: Reborn Expansion has a Launch Date, Oculus Quest Support Confirmed

These include adding support for standalone headset Oculus Quest, which the studio confirms will be available for the device launch this Spring.

Oculus on the Sort of Features an ‘Oculus Rift 2’ Would Need

Oculus on the Sort of Features an ‘Oculus Rift 2’ Would Need

While the result is an across the board improvement in the system and ease with which one can use it, it’s still not enough to call it an Oculus Rift 2, Rubin said.

OrbusVR: Reborn to Launch April 23, Officially Coming to Quest!

OrbusVR: Reborn to Launch April 23, Officially Coming to Quest!

Thanks to cross-platform entitlement on the Oculus Store, if you currently own the game on Rift, you’ll be able to play the game on Quest without an additional cost. Reborn will also feature seamless cross-platform play between Oculus Rift, Oculus Quest, HTC Vive, and other OpenVR headsets.

Every Game Confirmed For Oculus Quest So Far

Every Game Confirmed For Oculus Quest So Far

We received an email confirming the Racket Fury table tennis game is coming to Oculus Quest but we haven’t heard anything else confirmed about the title yet.

HTC's Vive Focus Plus standalone VR headset will take on the Oculus Quest

HTC's Vive Focus Plus standalone VR headset will take on the Oculus Quest

To compete with the Quest, HTC's releasing the Vive Focus Plus, its own standalone VR headset with built-in head and hand-tracking on April 15. HTC's detailed the Vive Focus Plus' battery capacity (4,000 mAh), but Oculus has only said the Quest will last between 2-2.5 hours on a charge.

HTC’s new Vive Focus Plus VR headset will cost $799 and ship next month

HTC’s new Vive Focus Plus VR headset will cost $799 and ship next month

It’s loosely similar to the upcoming Oculus Quest , but instead of aiming at a mass-market gaming audience, HTC designed the Vive Focus Plus for business customers.

Oculus Quest to Feature 128GB Option

Oculus Quest to Feature 128GB Option

We already know that the Oculus Quest will be launching in a few months with a single 64GB model, however, your options have now changed with the confirmation of a 128GB model.