Although the percentage of VR users in July (1.93%) was ever so slightly higher than the April Alyx peak (1.92%), from a raw number standpoint we estimate that April still held the edge with 2.7 million headsets that month.
I work full-time on Open Source projects (like GStreamer) through my job at Centricular, and in my spare time I've been reverse engineering Oculus Rift VR headsets and building drivers for OpenHMD that support full positional tracking.
The launch of Half-Life: Alyx saw nearly 1 million additional monthly-connected headsets over the prior month, a leap that nearly tripled the previous largest monthly gain.The launch of Half-Life: Alyx brought the single largest leap ever in monthly-connected headsets on Steam.
Popular virtual reality headsets including the Valve Index and Oculus Quest are now selling for as much as double their recommended retail price (RRP) on marketplaces like eBay and Amazon, as official stockists sold out weeks ago.
Now the company says it’s revamping the way it collects data to more accurately count VR headsets in use on Steam.Valve tells Road to VR that it’s revamping the way it collects data about VR headsets used on Steam, which should increase the accuracy of the figures in the Survey.
Posts also detailed upcoming updates to the Quest platform, new resources for VR developers, and changes to the way that Oculus manages IAPs and DLC for VR games.
In a prior driver release earlier this month, Nvidia added the VRSS option to the ‘Global’ tab in the Nvidia Control Panel, which means users can set the option to activate automatically when playing a supported game instead of manually enabling the option for each game.
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If you think about it, it was Azure, Microsoft's Cloud effort, that put the company back on the technology map and founded its valuation increase so it could challenge Amazon, Apple and Google for the most valuable company title.
Back in September of 2019, we saw a current all-time high percentage of 1.09% Steam users having a VR headset.Over a tenth of a percentage is the highest month-to-month growth any VR headset has ever seen on the Steam Store in the era of hardware reports.
To demystify the data, Road to VR has created a model based on the historical data, along with official data points directly from Valve and Steam, which corrects for Steam’s changing population to estimate the actual count—not the percent—of users on Steam with connected VR headsets.
Promising “single-digit millisecond latencies” to end-users, Amazon is engaging with major mobile carriers deploying 5G networks to locate AWS resources at the ‘edge’ of these networks to facilitate low latency for applications like cloud-rendered AR and VR content.
Disney Walt Disney Animation Studios will show off its second virtual-reality project -- a VR short film based on Frozen 2 -- on the sidelines of the the Sundance Film Festival later this month in Park City, Utah.
The year-long subscription comes with the same 20% price reduction at $71,99, giving you everything on their websites for just $6/month.There are some websites that had huge offers on the monthly price for Black Friday and they switched to being more generous with the yearly membership for the Holidays.
Last month, head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jörg Neumann said that VR hadn't originally been part of the plan, but the reaction to the E3 reveal and the assumption that it would support VR straight away made Asobo Studio and Microsoft reconsider things.Microsoft Flight Simulator's first alpha started on October 24, with another one planned for this month.
Kuo said Apple is planning to launch its new lower-cost iPhone SE 2 and a new iPad Pro in the first quarter of next year.
With help from our friends at VR/AR intelligence firm Greenlight Insights, we’ve created a model based on the historical data, along with official data points directly from Valve and Steam, which corrects for Steam’s changing population to estimate the actual count—not the percent—of users on Steam with connected VR headsets.
To that tune, the company is giving away two free months of Viveport Infinity, its Netflix-style unlimited subscription service, to anyone with a Rift, Rift S, or Index. Update (June 3rd, 2019) : Starting today, HTC is giving away two free months of Viveport to anyone who owns a Rift or Rift S headset.
The experience, called Beyond the Wall, is said to transport users to the northern border of The Seven Kingdoms to fight and defend ‘The Wall’, the megalithic structure separating the South from the untamed North—a place that plays host to the mysterious rise of an army of undead wights under the behest of the ‘White Walkers’.
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.
We have recently been working on getting a new feature into Onward that’ll allow users with Inside-Out-Tracked VR setups to accurately aim and enjoy the game, called “Virtual Gunstock Mode”. The Index controllers will also be officially supported in Onward upon release.
On the day of the event, open up Sansar and navigate to the Atlas (look for the Go button on the left-hand-side menu, click it, then select “Find Places to Go”). At the What’s Happing in Sansar page, click on the item A Crash Course in Star Trek to join the live event.
Furthermore, with the entrance of Viveport Infinity last month, the platform expanded its previously limited download model to allow all subscribers unlimited downloads of any app in the program—billed at either $13 monthly, or $99 annually.
Apex Construct, Fast Travel Games’ VR debut, is heading to the Oculus Quest standalone headset this year. I got the play the first level of Apex right the way through on Quest and poke around the game’s safe house hub.
Rift, Vive, and Windows VR Game Releases For April 2019. Beat Blaster ($19.99) – April 4th – Rift via Oculus Home. The Spy Who Shrunk Me VR (Free, Base Game Required) – April 9th – Rift, Vive, Windows VR. Mobile VR Game Releases For April 2019.
In comparison, Rift S has the same functionality as the original Rift, it just removes some of the clutter. “If we added things like that it would radically change the ecosystem,” Rubin said.
“I think if we did something we honestly called a 2 and felt comfortable with that name, it would need to include radical new tech,” Rubin told Variety in an interview published this week. “If we added things like that it would radically change the ecosystem,” Rubin said.