Oculus Quest 2 gets wireless PC connectivity and 120Hz support in update

Oculus Quest 2 gets wireless PC connectivity and 120Hz support in update

The new v28 Oculus update brings a bundle of new features, but the most important is Air Link, available in the headset's experimental mode.With Air Link, you can stream VR experiences directly between a PC and a Quest 2 wirelessly using a WiFi connection.

Oculus Quest to receive official wireless streaming, 120Hz support, and Infinite Office updates

Oculus Quest to receive official wireless streaming, 120Hz support, and Infinite Office updates

Facebooks is adding in a wireless streaming mode that will allow their users to play PC VR games on the headset without the use of the Oculus Link cable.

Oculus Rift S

Oculus Rift S

To follow up the Rift, Oculus partnered with Lenovo to help improve the new headset design.The Oculus Rift S includes high-resolution VR goggles with a built-in tracking system, so the device doesn't require external cameras.

Instagram is ‘most invasive app’, new study shows

Instagram is ‘most invasive app’, new study shows

The study found that Instagram collects 79 per cent of its users’ personal data and shares it with third parties, including search history, location, contacts and financial info.“Any information you agree to be gathered by an app when signing up can be analysed for their benefit and even shared.

Showtime VR — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

Showtime VR — Oculus Quest & Quest 2 — O Deals

The solution includes a 360 player which is installed on the headset and is able to play 360 and 180 degrees videos (2D and 3D) and 360 graphics and photos (panoramas) up to 8192x4096px as a slideshow.The controller application is installed on a tablet or PC/Mac. The content can be played synchronically on all headsets or asynchronically.

The new VR Facial Tracker from HTC works on other PC VR headsets

The new VR Facial Tracker from HTC works on other PC VR headsets

Now, after some testing from people like Mike from YouTube channel Virtual Reality Oasis and others, we know that the VR Facial Tracker can technically be used on any PC VR headset with a little bit of DIY.

The EU's Cure for the E-Waste Epidemic

The EU's Cure for the E-Waste Epidemic

This change in focus means vendors working on this "As A Service" model are motivated to repair rather than replace hardware and do as much of the updating centrally as possible.

Adventure Lab is building the VR gig economy of the future for performers

Adventure Lab is building the VR gig economy of the future for performers

The aim, instead, is to establish Adventure Lab as a platform akin to something like Valve's Steam for PC games: A content marketplace where studios can offer up independently produced, performance-focused experiences and their freelance hosts can amass followings.

Facebook prohibits cloud VR streaming on Oculus Store and App Lab

Facebook prohibits cloud VR streaming on Oculus Store and App Lab

This announcement follows hot on the heels of the announcement that Virtual Desktop, the Oculus Quest app that allows users to control their Windows PCs from the comfort of their standalone headset, can now stream PC VR games wirelessly.

Quest 2 Now the Most Used on Steam, Monthly-connected Headsets Hit Record High of 2.8 Million

Quest 2 Now the Most Used on Steam, Monthly-connected Headsets Hit Record High of 2.8 Million

The latest shows that the holiday surge has not relented, with February bringing Steam’s monthly-connected headset count to a new record high of 2.8 million.This makes Quest 2 the most used VR headset on Steam in February, besting the 21.58% share held by Rift S.

SteamVR Update Brings Full Support for OpenXR 1.0, A Huge Step for the Open Standard

SteamVR Update Brings Full Support for OpenXR 1.0, A Huge Step for the Open Standard

The latest update to SteamVR, version 1.16, now includes full support for OpenXR 1.0, the widely backed industry standard which aims to make cross-platform VR development easier by allowing developers to build around a single API rather than porting their apps to many different APIs for different headsets.

Make Custom VRChat Avatars From a Selfie With Ready Player Me

Make Custom VRChat Avatars From a Selfie With Ready Player Me

Create your personal avatar from a photo, upload it to VRChat, and join the rest of the community on PC or Oculus Quest.Accessible with or without a VR headset on PC and Oculus Quest, creators can build and publish custom content to the platform using the VRChat SDK.

VR FPS, Zero Caliber: Reloaded, coming to Oculus Quest

VR FPS, Zero Caliber: Reloaded, coming to Oculus Quest

Despite the potential downgrades porting the game to the Quest, we are excited to see more of the major PC VR titles ported over to the Quest.

Nightdive developer confirms full VR mode for System Shock 2: Enhanced Edition

Nightdive developer confirms full VR mode for System Shock 2: Enhanced Edition

Classic game centric developer Nightdive Studios has confirmed its upcoming enhanced edition of seminal sci-fi adventure System Shock 2 will include a fully fledged VR mode after a tease for the feature was released earlier this year.

Facebook Vice President explains store restrictions for Virtual Desktop

Facebook Vice President explains store restrictions for Virtual Desktop

They have submitted this version to the Oculus App Lab and if it is approved users will not have to sideload any content to experience the full feature set of Virtual Desktop.

My first week with the Oculus Quest 2

My first week with the Oculus Quest 2

The original USB C Cable from Oculus is 99 euro!You can buy a good cable of Amazon for about 20-40$!I also thought the sound was very good and I could even connect my AirPods Pro to my headset.

Use your Bluetooth mouse with the Oculus Quest 2

Use your Bluetooth mouse with the Oculus Quest 2

The newest update for the Oculus Quest 2 added a whole host of new features that the community has been asking for a long time.One of the newest features added to the headset is the ability to pair a Bluetooth mouse for easier navigation.

Apple Silicon is Set to Revolutionize VR and AR

Apple Silicon is Set to Revolutionize VR and AR

Fundamentally, it’s the same silicon architecture used by most mobile devices, but Apple has modified and beefed up the hardware to achieve performance levels that are pretty unbelievable.

‘The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners’ Surpasses $29M in Revenue

‘The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners’ Surpasses $29M in Revenue

Skydance Interactive announced that its gritty zombie-flavored survival horror game, The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (2020), has now surpassed a whopping $29 million in revenue.

Hitman 3 VR could come to PC eventually

Hitman 3 VR could come to PC eventually

Not only are there a ton of VR files in the PC version, but there are also specific references to Oculus, indicating that the game can run on PC headsets and not just PSVR.

New update for No Man’s Sky improves resolution and framerate for PSVR on PS5

New update for No Man’s Sky improves resolution and framerate for PSVR on PS5

The most recent update for No Man’s Sky includes stability improvements for the PC version of the game and improvements to the resolution and framerate for PSVR on PS5 systems.

VR Controller Support for Microsoft Flight Simulator is “being worked on”

VR Controller Support for Microsoft Flight Simulator is “being worked on”

Currently if you want to play the game in VR you are stuck with using a flight stick, a controller or even worse, a mouse and keyboard.Sometimes you can be a little bit more, well you could say lazy, or you could say maybe not quite as disciplined.

PC Market Upswing Accelerates in Q4 2020

PC Market Upswing Accelerates in Q4 2020

The report revealed that much of the market growth during the year was driven by notebooks and mobile workstation shipments, which increased 44 percent over 2019, reaching 235.1 million.

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.

A Quest Competitor

A Quest Competitor

We’re on the hunt for a future headset with these features: Standalone (no PC required) 6 degrees of freedom (6DOF) Two positionally tracked controllers Access to a large library of games Priced for consumers (not enterprise).

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.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Virtual Reality Update Available Now

Microsoft Flight Simulator Virtual Reality Update Available Now

Today, we’re excited to share that Virtual Reality for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available on your favorite VR headset for PC, offering simmers the deepest and most immersive virtual flight experience in the new simulator to date.

Survival game “Green Hell” coming to PC VR and Oculus Quest in 2021

Survival game “Green Hell” coming to PC VR and Oculus Quest in 2021

Incuvo is currently working on introducing a full body to the VR version of Green Hell!”.“We have recently completed the pre-production phase of our latest project with survival elements, Green Hell VR.

Open-World Survival Sim ‘Green Hell’ Heading To PC VR & Oculus Quest

Open-World Survival Sim ‘Green Hell’ Heading To PC VR & Oculus Quest

Developer Incuovo today revealed that an official VR version of the popular open-world survival game Green Hell will be arriving on PC VR and the Oculus Quest the third quarter of 2021 , offering headset owners a painfully-realistic psychological thriller that will have them battling wildlife as well as the elements as they attempt to escape a dense tropical hellscape.

‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ VR Update Arrives Next Week Alongside Real-Time Snow & Ice

‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ VR Update Arrives Next Week Alongside Real-Time Snow & Ice

Back in July during the companies initial reveal of VR compatibility, Microsoft stated that support would arrive first on the recently-released HP Reverb G2 Windows Mixed Reality headset.