John Carmack: Oculus Facebook acquisition "the correct thing"

John Carmack: Oculus Facebook acquisition "the correct thing"

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.

App Lab: How to Find the Best Unlisted Games & Apps on Quest

App Lab: How to Find the Best Unlisted Games & Apps on Quest

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.

Why Is SteamVR Running So Poorly On Oculus Quest?

Why Is SteamVR Running So Poorly On Oculus Quest?

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.

Things Are Heating Up For Facebook’s (And Oculus’) Monopoly

Things Are Heating Up For Facebook’s (And Oculus’) Monopoly

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.

Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Horde Mode has been delayed for Oculus Quest

Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Horde Mode has been delayed for Oculus Quest

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.

Hate The Oculus FB Login Policy? Carmack Confirms It's Here To Stay

Hate The Oculus FB Login Policy? Carmack Confirms It's Here To Stay

Unlucky for us, former Oculus CTO John Carmack has confirmed it "isn't going away."."[Facebook] login isn't going away.Given the climate, I don't expect people to believe it, but [Facebook] is extremely serious about privacy.".

Rift S Prices Cut Down To $300, But Should You Buy It Or The Quest 2?

Rift S Prices Cut Down To $300, But Should You Buy It Or The Quest 2?

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.

Facebook-Banned Trump Livid He Can’t Log Into Oculus

Facebook-Banned Trump Livid He Can’t Log Into Oculus

It’s very unfair!” the President said while wearing the device and swinging his arms around wildly though nothing played.

The Best Upcoming VR Games in 2021

The Best Upcoming VR Games in 2021

Also, there are lots of fantasy VR games, creating new and exciting metaverses for players.Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife is one of the horror VR games in 2021, where the player is immersed in Barclay Mansion.

Germany opens antitrust probe into Facebook and Oculus account linking

Germany opens antitrust probe into Facebook and Oculus account linking

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.

Oculus Quest 2 Black Friday Stock Check and Where to Buy

Oculus Quest 2 Black Friday Stock Check and Where to Buy

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.

Bye-bye Rift! Oculus Goes All-in On The Quest

Bye-bye Rift! Oculus Goes All-in On The Quest

The Oculus Rift headset, which pioneered modern consumer VR, is being discontinued.It’s likely that Oculus will unify and rebrand its software, but there’s no reason to expect that new Oculus games and experiences won’t keep working on Rift headsets.

Oculus Gives Away ‘Asgard’s Wrath’ to New Quest 2 Users Starting Today

Oculus Gives Away ‘Asgard’s Wrath’ to New Quest 2 Users Starting Today

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 10v10 Shooter Releasing Dec 1st

Frostpoint VR 10v10 Shooter Releasing Dec 1st

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.

Quest 2 Update: Improved Resolution, 90Hz Refresh Rate, Oculus Move

Quest 2 Update: Improved Resolution, 90Hz Refresh Rate, Oculus Move

In it's first huge update for the new Quest system, Facebook-Oculus have improved functionality and even added a few new features.Facebook-Oculus have announced an image resolution improvement will come within the v23 update.

Oculus Quest 2 Update Adds 90Hz Refresh Rate

Oculus Quest 2 Update Adds 90Hz Refresh Rate

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.

Oculus Delays Shipment of Quest 2 Elite Straps Amid Complaints of Premature Breakage

Oculus Delays Shipment of Quest 2 Elite Straps Amid Complaints of Premature Breakage

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 delete your Facebook account, you will lose all Oculus purchases and information

If you delete your Facebook account, you will lose all Oculus purchases and information

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.

Quest 2 will not support Oculus Go apps.

Quest 2 will not support Oculus Go apps.

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.

Some Oculus Quest 2 Owners are Getting Banned From Using Their Headsets

Some Oculus Quest 2 Owners are Getting Banned From Using Their Headsets

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.

Parents furious with Facebook over Oculus account change

Parents furious with Facebook over Oculus account change

Jefferson Graham | USA TODAY Parents are furious over a Facebook rule change: Kids who play the Oculus virtual reality games will soon need to have a Facebook account.

Oculus Quest 2 Review: The Best Way to VR

Oculus Quest 2 Review: The Best Way to VR

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.

Review: We do not recommend the $299 Oculus Quest 2 as your next VR system

Review: We do not recommend the $299 Oculus Quest 2 as your next VR system

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.

Facebook Expands Access to ‘Venues’ Beta Ahead of Connect Next Week

Facebook Expands Access to ‘Venues’ Beta Ahead of Connect Next Week

Update (September 11th, 2020) : Facebook is talking up its Venues (Beta Early Access) app in a recent blog post, releasing more information on what to expect from the social platform.

Oculus-Brillen: Facebook stoppt Verkauf in Deutschland

Oculus-Brillen: Facebook stoppt Verkauf in Deutschland

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.

VR Industry Leader Oculus Has Been Renamed To Facebook Reality Labs

VR Industry Leader Oculus Has Been Renamed To Facebook Reality Labs

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.

Oculus VR headsets will soon require a Facebook account, and that sucks

Oculus VR headsets will soon require a Facebook account, and that sucks

As for existing Oculus account owners, they will be given the option to merge their Oculus and Facebook accounts starting from October, so they can continue using their VR headsets as normal.

Ancient Dungeon VR

Ancient Dungeon VR

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.

You’ll need a Facebook account to use future Oculus headsets

You’ll need a Facebook account to use future Oculus headsets

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.

Oculus Quest 2 Rumours Are Stronger Than Ever

Oculus Quest 2 Rumours Are Stronger Than Ever

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.