Now, in a blog comment posted on Hacker News, Carmack has given us a bit of a peak behind the curtain of the Facebook Oculus acquisition.
Rob Chinery's unofficial Oculus Quest unlisted games and apps store is probably the most popular third-party option for fans looking to browse the world of material now available with App Lab. App Lab DB allows users to search by Popularity, Recency, Audience Ratings and Price, meaning that it's an effective way to start for beginners.
PC VR titles running through the Oculus Dash or through the Epic Game Store worked perfectly, it was only SteamVR titles that caused problems.With some of my favourite VR games now completely unplayable, I decided to take a serious look at what’s going wrong with SteamVR using Oculus Quest.
While I’m sure many Oculus users also have Facebook accounts, that doesn’t mean that they want their VR activities or information merged with it.“In the future, the use of the new Oculus glasses requires the user to also have a Facebook account.
Skydance Interactive announced in their Discord server that the highly anticipated, free, horde wave-based mode, The Trial, has been delayed for the Oculus Quest version of The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners.
The Quest 2, working over Oculus Link, does suffer a small quality and latency penalty because it’s moving that data in compressed form over USB.
It’s very unfair!” the President said while wearing the device and swinging his arms around wildly though nothing played.
Linking virtual reality products and the group’s social network in this way could constitute a prohibited abuse of dominance by Facebook," the agency's president Andreas Mundt said in a statement.In 2019, the Bundeskartellamt imposed restrictions on Facebook's methods of tying user data together.
However, the headset is starting to see shipping delays that are likely to get worse as we head into Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the 2020 holiday shopping season.
But if you manage to nab a new Quest 2 before the year’s end, you’ll be able to download award-winning PC VR title Asgard’s Wrath (2019) for free.It’s been one year since Oculus released beta support for Link, the company’s compatibility software that lets Quest users play Rift exclusives on PC.
Frostpoint VR is a new PvP PC VR shooter coming to a headset near you on December 1st.Frostpoint will absolutely have some of the classic modes like Conquest and Team Deathmatch, the devs have made it clear they want to try some new things.
With the addition of the refresh rate update and fitness tracker, Oculus will be adding the ability to purchase gift apps for others later this month.In addition to Oculus Move, the new update will include the ability to gift games and VR apps to other Oculus members.
Some customers who ordered and are still waiting for an Elite Strap and Elite Battery Strap for Quest 2 have received an email from Oculus that maintains their shipments will be delayed, as the company is currently investigating user complaints likely surrounding premature breakage first spotted in late October.
If you have linked your old Oculus account to Facebook or created a new one when you set up an Oculus Quest 2 and then decide you want to delete your Facebook account, you will also lose all of the purchases that you have made on the Oculus Store.
New Quest 2 users noticed that the Oculus Go tab was missing from the library, the truth of the matter was confirmed by John Carmack on Twitter, “Support was removed on Quest 2.
The Oculus Quest 2, the first Oculus headset to require new users to log in with a Facebook account rather than an Oculus account, started shipping out to customers this week.
After that, I play for a few minutes while trying to stay hyper aware of the position of the cable so I don't yank it out, and constantly peek through the bottom of the headset so I don't trip on it and slam a hand into my desk (again).It was even worse in the external-sensor days, when I’d have to position sensor lighthouses around the room to track my movements.
Part of that comes from Facebook's aggressive policy about making Facebook social media accounts (whose terms of service revolve around a "real name" policy) mandatory to use new Oculus VR headsets, including the Quest 2.
Facebooks Oculus-Agentur antwortete bislang nicht auf eine Nachfrage, mit welchen deutschen Behörden Gespräche geführt werden (sollen) und weshalb genau der Verkauf von Oculus-Brillen gestoppt wurde.We have paused sales of Oculus products in Germany due to pending discussions with German regulators.
As part of a big rebranding of Facebook's VR and AR (augmented reality) efforts, Facebook confirmed Oculus (the company) will be folded into "Facebook Reality Labs" along with Spark AR, Facebook’s augmented reality team, and Portal, Facebook’s video conferencing smart screen device.
All dungeons you encounter in your playthrough are randomly generated and filled with traps, secrets, semi-bosses and tons of different kinds of loot.During your runs you will encounter tons of different enemies, many unique to their respective dungeon type.
The Facebook-owned company says it will start removing support for separate Oculus accounts in October, although users can maintain an existing account until January 1st, 2023.Developers can keep using an unlinked developer account without social functionality, and the Oculus for Business platform uses a separate login process that will remain unchanged.
It’s the new minimum standard for standalone VR, something that’s all but confirmed by their recent decision to discontinue the 3DoF Oculus Go. It hasn’t been very long at all since the Quest was first released and Oculus have been steadily upgrading it through software updates with the aforementioned Link function and crazy camera-based hand tracking technology.