Oculus Link

Oculus Link

It’s also pretty affordable, but users who wanted access to premium VR applications on PC have no real choice but to buy something like the Oculus Rift.Depending on how exactly this new feature is implemented, the Quest has suddenly become the best VR headset to buy from Oculus or anyone.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 won’t work with its Gear VR headset

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 won’t work with its Gear VR headset

Samsung’s just-announced Galaxy Note 10 is not compatible with Gear VR, the company’s virtual reality headset that works only with a phone slotted in front of the lenses, according to a tweet from tech analyst Anshel Sag. The decision to shut off support for its headset on its newest flagship phones casts doubt on the future of both the Gear VR and phone-based headsets, as standalone devices with built-in displays like the Oculus Go are on the rise.

VR Headset Sales for 2019 Are Already Impressive

VR Headset Sales for 2019 Are Already Impressive

On top of that, the research firm expects the market to continue growing throughout the year, as standalone headsets become more popular in both categories. All told, IDC expects global shipments for the VR and AR market to reach 7.6 million units in 2019.

E3 2019: Ready At Dawn Is Bringing Echo Arena To Quest

E3 2019: Ready At Dawn Is Bringing Echo Arena To Quest

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.

The Vive Cosmos is Coming Soon

The Vive Cosmos is Coming Soon

VIVE/HTC Corporation There are a lot of new headsets coming to market, but it feels like the focus is now largely on standalone mobile headsets like the Oculus Quest.

The Oculus Quest Lineup Has Over 50 Confirmed Games

The Oculus Quest Lineup Has Over 50 Confirmed Games

That’s good, because the best way to think of the Quest is as a VR games console platform. Like other modern standalone VR headsets, the Quest uses inside-out tracking, with cameras scanning the surrounding for true 6DoF motion.

Netflix Is Officially Coming To Oculus Quest At Launch

Netflix Is Officially Coming To Oculus Quest At Launch

Obviously you still need an active Netflix subscription to use the app, but it’s great to know that people will be able to watch their favorite shows and movies from a virtual theater inside their headset.

Oculus Quest Hit #1 Selling Video Games Product On Amazon

Oculus Quest Hit #1 Selling Video Games Product On Amazon

Preorders of the Oculus Quest VR headset on Amazon briefly hit the #1 top seller in the Video Games category this week. Oculus Quest is the first consumer standalone headset with positionally tracked controllers.

I Expect You To Die Quest Review: Best On Quest

I Expect You To Die Quest Review: Best On Quest

Each of the game’s five levels is essentially a VR escape room challenge; you solve puzzles logically and occasionally avoid certain peril. Zany puzzles and laughs await you in I Expect You To Die, making this one of Quest’s must-see launch titles.

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.

Racket: Nx Is Coming To Oculus Quest

Racket: Nx Is Coming To Oculus Quest

Racket: Nx, the game described as “racquetball meets breakout”, is coming to the Oculus Quest standalone VR system. Or if you buy it for Quest and get a Rift S in the future, you’ll still be able to play it on that headset as well.

Vive Focus Plus Take Standalone VR Pro

Vive Focus Plus Take Standalone VR Pro

IMAGE PROPERTY OF VALVE/HTC It’s been a long time coming, but it seems the days of iffy mobile VR may finally be over. Now HTC and Valve are stepping things up with a $799 enterprise-grade headset known as the Focus Plus.

Oculus Rift S vs Oculus Quest: which new VR Headset is right for you?

Oculus Rift S vs Oculus Quest: which new VR Headset is right for you?

With the Oculus Quest , announced in late 2018 and expected for the spring of 2019, the firm of Mark Zuckerberg is preparing to launch two new virtual reality headsets .

The VR headset market is about to get way too crowded and confusing

The VR headset market is about to get way too crowded and confusing

I think we’ll see some other notable entries in this category this year, but they may wind up being sold largely in the Chinese and Southeast Asian markets, or being pitched as “enterprise standalone headsets,” like HTC’s upcoming Vive Focus Plus .

Oculus Is Now Asking Studios Developers 'To Build For Quest And Rift'

Oculus Is Now Asking Studios Developers 'To Build For Quest And Rift'

Mitchell said that Oculus is now asking Oculus Studios developers to make titles for both Quest and Rift S. “If it’s a Studios title, we’re asking all developers to build for Quest and Rift,” Mitchell said.

Qualcomm's new wireless VR headsets work with PCs, too

Qualcomm's new wireless VR headsets work with PCs, too

The VR headset will be a standalone device, like the upcoming Oculus Quest, but when it's near a PC, it'll double as a wireless way to play PC games and apps.

Adam Orth On Quest, Standalone VR: 'Everyone's Going To Have Them'

Adam Orth On Quest, Standalone VR: 'Everyone's Going To Have Them'

Former Firewall: Zero Hour developer Adam Orth thinks that standalone headsets like Oculus Quest could mark a turning point for the VR industry.

Why Lone Echo’s Olivia Rhodes Is VR’s Best NPC Yet

Why Lone Echo’s Olivia Rhodes Is VR’s Best NPC Yet

Getting back in to further explore the dynamic between Jack and Liv is one of the main reasons I can’t wait for Lone Echo II. What Ready at Dawn did with Liv in Lone Echo was lay a foundation.

5 Upcoming Oculus Exclusives That Could Carry 'Rift S'

5 Upcoming Oculus Exclusives That Could Carry 'Rift S'

We’ve tried this game a few times now — most recently at Oculus Connect 5 . Tagged with: Asgard's Wrath , Defector , Insomniac Games , Lone Echo II , Oculus Exclusive , oculus rift , oculus rift s , Oculus Studios , ready at dawn , Respawn Entertainment , Stormland , twisted pixel

33% of VR devs are working on VR titles for HTC Vive (30% for Oculus Rift, 13% for PSVR)

33% of VR devs are working on VR titles for HTC Vive (30% for Oculus Rift, 13% for PSVR)

Era is a very PSVR heavy forum, it doesn't reflect the content quality of PCVR very well at all.And there are a few big ones in the pipeline for 2019 like Stormland (Insomniac Games), Respawn's Oculus funded shooter, Population One (BR game designed by the guys that did Smashox Arena), Defector, Lone Echo 2, and possibly Valve's VR game/s (prob not this year though).I can't speak on the install base of PC vs.

SuperData: VR grew 30% in 2018 thanks to PSVR, Oculus Quest will be 2019’s hit

SuperData: VR grew 30% in 2018 thanks to PSVR, Oculus Quest will be 2019’s hit

When all of 2018’s hardware, software, and experience revenues are considered together, XR generated $6.6 billion in 2018, and the numbers are projected to grow steadily each year for the next four years.

SuperData: Oculus Expected to Sell 1.3M Quest Units in 2019 – Variety

SuperData: Oculus Expected to Sell 1.3M Quest Units in 2019 – Variety

It was the headset of choice amongst gamers during the holiday season, SuperData said, thanks to steep Black Friday discounts and the launch of critically-acclaimed rhythm game “Beat Saber.” PlayStation VR surpassed Samsung Gear VR to become the new market leader in the fourth quarter, with consumers reportedly craving higher-end experiences found in console, PC, and standalone headsets.

The Top 10 Oculus Rift Exclusive Games

The Top 10 Oculus Rift Exclusive Games

7. Wilson’s Heart Ready at Dawn’s virtual reality adventure game set in space, Lone Echo, puts you aboard a space station orbiting the gas giant Saturn as players explore the environment, use tools to overcome obstacles and solve puzzles to proceed with the game.

What to expect from virtual reality in 2019

What to expect from virtual reality in 2019

Improved hardware and software could boost sales If we want to make a prediction about the future of the VR industry, we shouldn't only look at numbers, but also the common problems the average consumer has with virtual reality headsets and how manufacturers are addressing them.

For AR/VR 2.0 to live, AR/VR 1.0 must die

For AR/VR 2.0 to live, AR/VR 1.0 must die

Smartglasses enterprise revenue Smartglasses enterprise pilot projects and full-scale rollouts have been symptomatic of an early-stage tech platform, but real-world productivity results are now being delivered with companies like Lockheed Martin reducing satellite building activities by more than 50 percent using HoloLens/Scope AR .

Oculus To Demo Rift Exclusives 'Stormland' & 'Defector' At PAX South

Oculus To Demo Rift Exclusives 'Stormland' & 'Defector' At PAX South

Facebook announced that it will host demos of its upcoming high budget Oculus Rift exclusives Stormland and Defector at PAX South 2019. At Oculus Connect 5, Twisted Pixel were listed as working on a Quest title or port however, so it’s possible Defector will see a port.

Lone Echo Dev 'Experimenting' With Oculus Quest

Lone Echo Dev 'Experimenting' With Oculus Quest

Asked by a fan whether Echo VR would see a port, the studio responded “Keep an eye out for updates in the future!” The developer was listed at Oculus Connect 5 as working on a Quest game or port- that’s the Ready at Dawn logo in the center.

The VR Fragmentation Nightmare

The VR Fragmentation Nightmare

Right now we have headsets that are: This fragmentation is not trivial, there is a huge difference between 3DOF and 6DOF, both for the headset and the controllers. Playing a game that was designed for 3DOF on a 6DOF headset is annoying and very unfun.

Oculus Headsets Lineup Explained: Should You Wait For Quest?

Oculus Headsets Lineup Explained: Should You Wait For Quest?

Oculus Go Go is a basic 3DoF standalone (all-in-one) headset, priced at $199. Oculus Quest Quest is an upcoming 6DoF standalone headset, launching in Spring for $399.

Standalone vs PC VR Power Compared: How Big Is the Difference?

Standalone vs PC VR Power Compared: How Big Is the Difference?

In 2018 the first major standalone VR headsets launched; Oculus Go, HTC Vive Focus, and Lenovo Mirage Solo. But this year, standalone headsets focused on gaming, like Oculus Quest, will release.