Contractors (2018), the team-based competitive multiplayer shooter, is running a free weekend on Steam starting today.Contractors will be free-to-play until Monday, July 20th.The free weekend ought to give you a good idea of how the game should play since servers will no doubt be bustling.
Hardcore VR players have already likely flocked to Covert Ops: it's the next big thing from Oculus Studios, of course they're looking for an excuse to get some use out of their headset.
Rift CV1 owners are concerned at the recent decision to stop selling the Rift CV1 accessories only 6 months after the sale of the last headset.A survey of 250 Oculus users seems to suggest that most Rift owners expect to get approximately 4-5 years from their headset.
Now, in a new update, Oculus allows the use of the USB 2.0 Type C cable that it comes with for Oculus Link, but how well does it work?Is it really such a big deal to just buy a USB 3.0 cable for use with Oculus Quest?
“Across all sales platforms, we’ve managed to achieve something that not many developers manage to do in any medium, and that’s pretty meaningful to us so we thought we’d send a press release about it,” said Callum Underwood, Director of Special Projects at SUPERHOT Team.
Quest can run AAA games — like the groundbreaking Half Life: Alyx from Valve — while plugged into a computer, but not in wireless mode for the simple reason that the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor inside the headset is far less powerful than modern computer GPUs. Jason Rubin, Facebook's vice president for special gaming initiatives, said that standalone VR headsets are fundamentally constrained — but new technologies like game-streaming could allow PC-quality graphics without wires in the future.
Today, the renowned voice actor perhaps best known for his portrayal of the iconic Snake from the Metal Gear Solid series takes us behind the scenes of Phantom: Covert Ops—the award-winning VR stealth game coming to Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform on June 25.
Prevent moisture from damaging your Oculus Rift by adding our cover to the interface.Designed to fit perfectly around the headset facial interface, the cover will make the long hours using Oculus Rift that much more comfortable and cleaner.
Rift S brings high-performance VR gaming to a wider range of PCs. It delivers stunning graphics and heart-pounding gameplay to desktops and laptops with a quicker, easier setup.Take control with the advanced features of the Rift platform.
Light leakage is less of a concern when quickly testing things Installation Steps (v1.0): Clean all parts of left overs from support material, they might otherwise scratch the headset Detach face gasket and unhook the top strap Slide headphone cable through the top strap connector piece Insert rubber band into the groove that slides around the Rift S Slide Rift S connector into headset.
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.
Non-ad revenue grew 80 percent compared to the start of 2019 Facebook’s Oculus Quest was one of the first VR devices that was both full-featured and fairly easy to use, and Facebook aspired to make it the first mass-market headset.
Playing this game is so much fun.As mentioned before, if you’ve played any different games on the chair, or have recommendations of games to try, then please feel free to get in touch, we’d love to hear them.
"People are returning, and buying new stuff -- that never happened before in VR" Last year brought the next generation of VR hardware, says Ndreams' Patrick O'Luanaigh, and 2020 will see the same revolution in VR software.
And some now-removed documentation refers to a “Jedi Controller” designed for Del Mar. The information has since been removed, but we retrieved it from a Google cache of developer portal pages.
The original Oculus Rift had two 1,080 x 1,200 pixel displays inside it with a refresh rate of 90 Hz—one for each eye.The refresh rate on the Rift S is admittedly lower than the original Oculus Rift, but side-by-side I cannot spot a difference, even in high-res experiences.
Bringing Quest into the fold via prototype support for OpenXR potentially opens up that platform to a greater number of games, apps, and experiences, provided they can not only squeeze onto the standalone headset’s modest Snapdraon 835 chipset and make it past Oculus’ strict content selection process.
With stunning visuals and an exciting story, full of surprises, Half-Life: Alyx will certainly become a top favorite among fans of VR games in 2020.Until the official launch, take a look at the announcement trailer of Half-Life: Alyx:.
Called Bizarre Barber, the hair-styling game is set to release on Steam and Viveport on February 26th, 2020, which includes support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Valve Index.
Technically, the HTC Vive/Pro, Valve Index, and the SteamVR base stations that support them use a version of inside-out tracking where they shoot some arbitrary number of lasers around the room, which cameras inside the headset and controllers pick up as you move around.
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.
Though we will also be looking at one VIVE headset, Oculus rules the road when it comes to standalone VR headsets.VIVE Pro is the only entirely wireless PC-based headset.When it comes to VR headsets, it’s easy to see things as Oculus Vs. HTC.
Now through December 29 at 9 pm PT*, you can explore a festive lineup of new game packs for Quest and the Rift Platform, each offered at holiday pricing.
Today we’re excited to share more information about a recently shipped update to improve controller tracking performance, especially in environments that are challenging for the tracking system, like those that include Christmas trees or holiday lights.
Called “a novel exploration of VR and live immersive theatre” by Forbes, The Under Presents submerges players in an absurdist fever dream complete with ritual magic, crab-like creatures, and the unruly nature of time itself.Step inside the magical world of The Under Presents on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform today.