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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Amazon Prime Video Comes To Oculus Quest And Go With Voice Search

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Amazon Prime’s video service is now available on Oculus Quest, Oculus Go and even Gear VR. The addition of Amazon Prime to Oculus Go and Gear VR will be a welcome surprise as well for owners of those headsets. Amazon lists Invasion!

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Vive Cosmos is the Lowest Rated HTC Headset on Amazon by Far

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While Oculus also ran into some less than stellar customer reviews when it launched the Rift S earlier this year, making it the lowest rated Oculus headset on Amazon at 3.7 Looking through the Amazon reviews for Vive Cosmos, some common themes emerge.

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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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Amazon’s Prime Video VR App Launches On Oculus Quest, Go, And Gear VR

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When it comes to video streaming on the Oculus platform, there’s no shortage of apps to choose from. Then there’s Oculus TV, which allows you to connect all your subscriptions into a single hub for an all-in-one channel surfing experience. Image Credit: Oculus, 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. Reddit user vanfanel1car keeps a log of these sales rankings, which show how the pre-order sales for the new Oculus headsets changed over time. Oculus Quest Amazon

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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. Image courtesy Oculus. Oculus Sticker. Oculus Remote.

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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. Oculus Touch is the system’s dedicated motion controller.

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Oculus Quest Preorders Accidentally Went Live On Amazon UK, 128GB Model Is £499

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UPDATE: Facebook told us that Amazon launched preorders accidentally. Preorders for Oculus Quest have not begun. The Amazon listing has now been taken down. ORIGINAL ARTICLE BEFORE UPDATE: Live in the United Kingdom and wanting to get an Oculus Quest? Preorders for the 128GB model just went live on Amazon UK. This is a first party listing from Amazon itself, not a seller listing. Amazon tends to be good about honoring mistakes, if it was.

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Amazon’s New ‘Sumerian’ Tool Aims to Make Developing Web-based VR Apps Easier

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Amazon today announced a new developer tool at its annual AWS re:Invent that aims to make creating web-based applications for VR/AR and traditional monitors even easier. sample scene using Sumerian, image courtesy Amazon. Amazon Sumerian is now available for preview.

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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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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. Oculus Rift Amazon best buy Black Friday oculus rift VR sales

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Amazon Prime Day Slashes Prices on VR Headsets

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Amazon’s annual deal day for its ‘Prime’ members is on, and there’s a handful of deals on VR headsets. Here’s the breakdown: Amazon Prime day offers exclusive deals to Prime members ( you can get a free trial here ). Amazon Prime Day VR Headset Deals.

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Deal: Buy an Oculus Rift and Get a $100 Amazon Gift Card

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For a limited time, Amazon is offering a $100 gift card with every Rift purchase. It might not be the same straight up $100 discount HTC had offered on the Vive during Black Friday, but if you’re a regular Amazon shopper, it’s nearly as good.

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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. Oculus Touch controllers (2). Oculus Sensors (2). Oculus Rift headset.

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Oculus Go Pre-order Page Hits Amazon, Best Buy Stocks Shelves

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Oculus Go, the company’s upcoming standalone VR headset, may already be waiting in the wings at Amazon distribution centers—they’re certainly already on Best Buy shelves, as both retailers are gearing up for what appears to be an imminent launch.

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Amazon Explores The Idea of Augmented Reality Furniture Stores

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Amazon is a company that prides itself on embracing the unconventional. According to reports from New York Times sources , Amazon is playing with the idea of using augmented and virtual reality to help you see how various furniture and large appliances look inside your own home.

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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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Amazon Oculus Rift Orders Start Shipping

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The Oculus Rift started shipping to pre-order customers on March 28. The beginning of May saw some Oculus Rift's available at retailers such as Best Buy and Amazon. These were quickly snapped up, Rift orders from Amazon sold out within minutes of appearing online.

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Amazon Prime Video goes VR on Oculus, Samsung Gear VR

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In fact, Amazon has finally made its long-expected foray into VR and it’s coming to Oculus’ mobile … Continue reading. Archive Amazon prime oculus virtual reality VR

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? The site’s promotions have gone live in the UK and they feature savings on PSVR, HTC Vive Pro, Oculus Go, Oculus Rift and even Oculus Quest. Prime Day is Amazon’s annual sales event. Oculus Quest Bundles.

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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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Watch Amazon’s VR Kiosks Transform The Future Of Shopping

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Amazon announced that it has opened virtual reality kiosks in 10 shopping malls to promote its Prime Day shopping event. Now you can see the Amazon VR experience for yourself. VR Industry News Amazon

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Oculus Quest, Go and Gear VR now Support Amazon Prime Video

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When Amazon features on VRFocus it’s usually because of another retail promotion offering some hefty virtual reality (VR) hardware discounts. If you don’t have Amazon Prime you can still use the app as a video player to watch anything from your personal library in VR.

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. If you knew someone with an Oculus headset you could get the Rift+Touch package for $314.10 The Oculus website has the Rift for $349, not as low as this. 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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Amazon’s ‘Sumerian’ Tool Simplifies Web-Based VR Development

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And thanks to Amazon’s new web-based VR app development tool, everyone will. Announced at Amazon’s annual AWS re:invent , Sumerian editor utilizes simplified drag-and-drop mechanics, which allows you to easily create 3D worlds.

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Oculus Rift on Amazon Sells Out In 2 Minutes

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If you were hoping to snag one of the first retail versions of the Oculus Rift on Amazon.com today. I hope you were quick as Amazon sold out in less than two minutes.

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Oculus Rift Back in Stock at Amazon, And You Can Get One By Tomorrow

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Oculus Rift units are still appearing in batches across third-party retailers, and eager Amazon customers may now be able to get their hands on one faster than their pre-order through the official site will allow. hardware VR Headsets Amazon htc vive oculus oculus rift Oculus shipping

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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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Oculus Go, PlayStation VR & More all Discounted for Amazon Prime Day

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Online retail giant Amazon has once again commenced its massive Prime Day sales extravaganza, discounting thousands of items. This year Amazon Prime Day isn’t just one day either, shoppers have got a full 48 hours to fill their shopping baskets. And for those eyeing up some virtual reality (VR) deals, there are a few choice offers to be found for PlayStation VR, Oculus Go and even Oculus Quest, just so long as you’re a Prime member. Oculus Go.

Amazon Prime Day 2018: PSVR With Free Move Controllers, Oculus Rift For Less

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It’s Amazon Prime Day 2018. For £230, which is what Amazon usually charges for the base headset alone, you also get the PlayStation Camera needed to track the device, a digital copy of entertaining minigame collection, PlayStation VR Worlds, and two Move motion controllers. Amazon has you covered there, too, with two really good deals on the two different types of PS4 consoles out there. Oculus Rift and Touch Controllers – £349.

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Amazon Oculus Rift Orders Expected to Ship End Of May

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Virtual Reality fans attempting to get their hands on an Oculus Rift are having a tough time. After their pre-orders had been delayed up to two months , some fans had their hopes pinned on ordering from retail at Amazon or Best Buy.

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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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Oculus Rift Sells Out At Amazon, ‘Strong Demand Over The Holidays’

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Amazon in the United States doesn’t look like it’ll have Oculus Rift in stock for a couple weeks, the website states , with a representative of Facebook’s Oculus telling us they are working now on “replenishing inventory across channels.” There’s a long year ahead and we know Facebook is planning an enormous launch for Oculus Quest, its $400 standalone headset with Touch hand controls. Hardware VR Headsets facebook oculus rift

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Amazon Prime Launches New Platform for VR Experiences

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It was only a matter of time before Amazon got involved. All of these titles are Amazon orriginals. In addition to Amazon’s extensive library of TV and movies, Prime Video VR offers a selection of ten 360° videos at launch and will continue to add new VR-specific titles.”.