Amazon Launches ‘Prime Video VR’, Commits to Building up VR Video Library

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Amazon today announced the launch of Prime Video VR on Oculus Quest, Go, and Gear VR. In addition to bringing the entire Prime Video catalog onto the headsets, Amazon is also for the first time adding VR content to its Prime Video library. Image courtesy Amazon.

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Oculus Quest Hit #1 Selling Video Games Product On Amazon

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Preorders of the Oculus Quest VR headset on Amazon briefly hit the #1 top seller in the Video Games category this week. No VR headset has hit this position on Amazon except for the PlayStation VR. Amazon sales ranks are updated hourly. The requirement for a gaming PC means fewer people can buy this headset, as well as stronger competition such as the Valve Index. Oculus Quest Amazon

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Amazon Launches AR Shopping Feature Within App

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Amazon’s AR View lets you see items inside your home. Following in the footsteps of Ikea , Houzz , and Target, Amazon is now the latest retailer to make it easier to buy items from home thanks to AR. The post Amazon Launches AR Shopping Feature Within App appeared first on VRScout.

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Amazon Promises “single-digit latency” for AR/VR Streaming Over 5G with AWS Wavelength

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Last month Amazon quietly announced the ‘Wavelength’ platform as part of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) offering. Amazon says the platform is made for “latency-sensitive workloads” including AR/VR streaming, game streaming, IoT and more.

Oculus Quest And Rift S Sold Out On US Amazon

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In the wake of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, both of Facebook’s room scale virtual reality headsets are out of stock on the US Amazon. If stock continues to sell out, this could be one of the last chances to get it before Christmas from Amazon.

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Oculus Go Is Just $120 In Amazon Lightning Sale

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UPDATE: This deal is now marked as “100% claimed” on Amazon. Facebook’s Oculus Go budget VR headset is just $120 right now on Amazon USA for Cyber Monday’s VR Lightning Sale. The post Oculus Go Is Just $120 In Amazon Lightning Sale appeared first on UploadVR.

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Rift S is the Lowest Rated Oculus Headset on Amazon, Quest Vaults Ahead

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Though Oculus touts the Rift S as its “most advanced, PC-powered gaming headset,” the headset is notably trailing other Oculus headsets (including the original Rift) in customer ratings on Amazon. out of 5 stars on Amazon after 170 reviews.

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Get Lost In The Rainforest With ‘Amazon Odyssey’ VR

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The Amazon River Basin, the biggest tropical rainforest in the world, is not only home to 10% of the Earth’s known species, but also happens to be one of the coolest natural wonders one could possibly see. And what an enticing game it is.

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Oculus Go Beats Out Nintendo Switch & More as Amazon Top Seller

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Apparently Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been good to Facebook this year, as Oculus Go has jumped far up the video games best sellers list on Amazon, beating out notable entries such as Nintendo Switch, Oculus Rift S, and Oculus Quest. Deal Deals News Amazon oculus oculus go

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Amazon May Look to VR to Enhance Shopping Experience, Job Ad Indicates

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A new job opening at a division of the online retail giant Amazon my indicate the firm is looking to immersive technology to enhance its shopping experience. Amazon has up to now only tentatively dipped its substantial corporate toe in the waters of virtual reality.

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Amazon Lumberyard’s 1.3 Update is All About VR

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Back in February we reported on the launch of The post Amazon Lumberyard’s 1.3 Experiences gaming Amazon Lumberyard htc vive oculus riftUpdate is All About VR appeared first on UploadVR.

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Amazon Lumberyard Boosts Realism with Impressive Anti-aliasing

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Amazon Lumberyard supports Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and OSVR—and it does it free of charge with no seat licenses, royalties, or subscriptions. The post Amazon Lumberyard Boosts Realism with Impressive Anti-aliasing appeared first on Road to VR.

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Oculus Rift Is Now $349 At Amazon & Best Buy For Black Friday

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Amazon US and Best Buy USA are currently offering $50 off the Oculus Rift+Touch bundle, bringing the price from $399 to $349. A few hours after the Best Buy deal went up, Amazon price matched it. This is not the first time Amazon & Best Buy have offered this kind of sale. Since the game is worth $40, this deal still works out as better value, but only by $10. If you aren’t interested in that game though, you still save $50.

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Amazon’s Crucible, released in May, returning to closed beta

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Somehow Crucible Is Not the Biggest Amazon Screw Up, But It's Trying

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A month after Amazon released its flagship third-person shooter/MOBA/battle royal/what the heck even is this game, Crucible , the company has unreleased it due to copious amounts of negative feedback. amazon game studios amazon crucible

Amazon Hires Former Tribeca Director To Work On VR Content

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Amazon’s plans for VR content still remain under wraps, but the company recently made a significant hire that gives us a small glimpse into what it’s working on. This week, The Hollywood Reporter noted that she had been hired by Amazon Studios to work on VR content. A member of the Amazon Video PR team has validated the report to UploadVR, though the company declined to provide any further information. Tagged with: Amazon , amazon video , Genna Terranova.

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Amazon Prime Day VR Deals: PSVR & Go Prices Slashed, Quest Gets Case In UK

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Looking for the best Amazon Prime Day VR deals? Prime Day is Amazon’s annual sales event. This year’s Amazon Prime Dayh VR deals are surprisingly worthwhile. This generous package includes PSVR, the camera, PSVR Worlds and then four other VR games.

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HTC Vive Now Available from Amazon in the US

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Amazon have announced they’ve started selling the SteamVR powered HTC Vive VR system in their US online store. Our expansion to Amazon further underscores our commitment to our customers to deliver options across virtual reality,” said Dan O’Brien, VP of VR at HTC.

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Amazon slashes price of Razer Blade 15 gaming laptop for 4th of July — save $310

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At its lowest price ever on Amazon, the Razer Blade 15 is not just one of the best gaming laptops you can buy. Computing Deals 4th of July 2020 Amazon 2020 Gaming Laptop Deals Razer Blade 15

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Update: Oculus Rift + Touch Immediately Sells Out After Start of Amazon Prime Day

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If you’re already an Amazon Prime Member, or looking to become one starting today, Amazon’s annual Prime Day is here to help you spend that hard earned cash on at very least an Oculus Rift. Update (July 16th, 3:53 PM ET) : It appears Amazon USA is already out of stock.

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Andrew Yang, Amazon’s fraud unit, NASA spacewalk | Digital Trends Live

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On this Digital Trends Live we break down the top tech stories, including Amazon’s new fraud unit, and more. Digital Trends Live Gaming Amazon Andrew Yang dt live NASA

You Can Still Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle for $400 on Amazon

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Amazon is likely to correct this sometime today, as every world-wide Amazon site has done so including other official distributors. Oculus Rift on Amazon. Some Great Free Games and Apps.

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Amazon’s New World MMO is delayed again, this time for a year

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The game was originally delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gaming News Amazon Games MMO New World

Amazon Deal Sees Return of Rift’s $350 Black Friday Price Cut

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Amazon’s US store is either the first, or the only retailer currently to offer the Oculus Rift for its Black Friday-reduced price of $350, a $50 discount off the now normal MSRP of $400.

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Amazon Is Working On ‘A Completely New VR Shopping Experience’

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Tracking Amazon’s work in VR can be tricky, as the company is famously quiet in response to media inquiries while seemingly being involved in multiple areas. The company is helping to make VR games with its Lumberyard development engine, and appears to be interested in VR video for its streaming service. Amazon is looking for a Sr. ” That makes it pretty clear that Amazon is working on a way to let us buy things inside our headsets. VR Industry News Amazo

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Amazon Prime Day 2020: When is it, and what can we expect?

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Apple Buying Guides Computing Deals Gaming Health & Fitness Home Theater Mobile News Outdoors Smart Home Wearables Amazon Prime Day prime day 2020Prime Day 2020 won't arrive until July, but that doesn't mean we can't start getting into the spirit now.

Amazon’s VR-capable Lumberyard Game Engine Sustained by AWS Cloud Services

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Back in February, Amazon announced that they had purchased and forked Crytek’s CryEngine and made the full source code available in a free AAA VRgame engine offering called Lumberyard. Sunset Meadow – Created with Amazon Lumberyard | Photo courtesy Amazon.

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Oculus Rift+Touch Is Just $329 At Amazon & Best Buy Today

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US retailers Amazon & Best Buy are offering $70 off the Oculus Rift+Touch package today, bringing the price down to $329. The offer doesn’t include the Marvel Powers United VR game which many other retailers are bundling, but that game is $39.99 The deal appeared on Best Buy first as a daily deal and Amazon have seemingly price matched it. Oculus Rift Amazon best buy oculus rift VR sales

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Best Holiday Vive Deal Yet, Today Only: Deluxe Audio Strap, ‘Fallout 4 VR’ and $100 Amazon Gift Card

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If the HTC’s Black Friday deal wasn’t attractive enough to convince you into finally grabbing that Vive headset you’ve been eyeing, Amazon is ‘reviving’ the $600 Black Friday deal today and throwing in a $100 Amazon gift card. image courtesy Amazon.

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This Nubwo Gaming Headset Is 60% Off

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Report: Amazon Looking Into VR/AR Furniture Stores

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We’ve already heard that Amazon is looking into how VR can enhance its video offerings, but the company might be using the tech for other means too. The article’s mention of VR and AR is brief, but Amazon is apparently considering how this tech could lets users see their potential purchases in their own homes, helping them to decide if they fit and look the part. Tagged with: Amazon. Experiences Amazon

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Amazon Prime Launches New Platform for VR Experiences

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When many of us think about some of our favorite VR experiences , we probably think about games first. It was only a matter of time before Amazon got involved. All of these titles are Amazon orriginals. Amazon in VR.

PlayStation VR Game Prices Previewed in Amazon Listings

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Listings on Amazon have revealed prices for some PlayStation VR games, giving an idea of what Sony plans to charge for the first wave of virtual reality titles to hit the console platform. See Also: Here’s All 29 PSVR Games Sony’s Showing at E3.

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Amazon Updates Its iOS Shopping App With ARKit Support

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Amazon already offered some simple AR features with its shopping experiences, but the most recent update to its flagship iOS shopping app now includes official ARKit support. Products available to view in AR include furniture, toys, games and home décor, among others.

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Oculus Rift on Sale for $350 at Amazon US

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After the Oculus Rift Marvel Powers United bundle was briefly on sale for $350 at Best Buy, now the basic Rift package has dropped to $350 at Amazon US, a $50 discount, which is about as good as you can hope to find.

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Best VR deals on Amazon Prime Day

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Amazon is going all out today with deals on virtual reality products, running the whole gamut of headset options, computers, and accessories. There’s no extra cost to you, and you can use the Smile link at any time, not just on Amazon Prime Day.

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Purchase Vive Pro on Amazon Prime Day & Get $100 in Gift Cards

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Amazon Prime Day is here; this year HTC’s latest VR headset Vive Pro is getting a special deal. From now until July 17th at 8:59 PM PT ( local time here ), US Amazon Prime Members can get a $50 Amazon gift card and $50 Viveport gift card with purchase of a Vive Pro VR headset.

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