Diablo: Immortal won’t release in the Netherlands and Belgium due to lootboxes

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Activision Blizzard's upcoming entry in the Diablo series, Diablo: Immortal, will no longer be released in the Netherlands and Belgium over loot box legislation.

Belgium approved four-day work week, and yes we are jealous.

Mashable VR

On Tuesday, the seven-party coalition federal government in Belgium reached a deal that not only allows Belgian employees to work a four-day work week, but also gives them the right to ignore work-related messages after hours without facing repercussions.

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A Network of Twitter Bots Reportedly Launched a Smear Campaign on Belgium's Huawei 5G Ban

GizModo VR

A small cluster of pro-Huawei Twitter bots reportedly launched a smear campaign attacking the Belgian government’s plan to box out “high-risk” suppliers like Huawei from building the country’s 5G network, according to the latest report from social media research firm Graphika. Read more.

The Beer of the Future Tastes Like Ass

GizModo VR

beer environment brewing cody reif fermented foods new belgium brewing company fermented drinks ale alcoholic drinks craft brewery and microbreweryWhen I turned 21, I was living in New Mexico. My first legally purchased beer was Fat Tire, at the time only available west of the Mississippi.

Belgium’s GameForce and R.A.V.E.N. to Hold VR Tournament Starting Next Month

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Well if you live in Europe – close to Belgium preferably – then pay close attention, because GameForce , the largest gaming expo in Belgium, and R.A.V.E.N. , Love virtual reality (VR) and kick-ass on titles like Beat Saber and Onward? a specialist in VR experiences have announced the Belgian Championship VR, where successful players have a chance of winning part of a €2,000 EUR prize pool.

PlayStation VR2 Release Date & Price Revealed

VRScout

France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg via PlayStation’s online store. Sony’s next-gen VR headset arrives in Q1 2023. After long last Sony has revealed the price and release date of the PlayStation VR2, its latest and greatest VR headset for PlayStation 5 consoles.

Quest 2 Discounted for Limited Time, Includes Free Copy of ‘Resident Evil 4’ & ‘Beat Saber’

Road to VR

If you’re in Europe, look out for a similar deal at your typical retailers in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

The Worst European Floods in 100 Years Have Left 120 Dead, 1,300 Missing

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At least 120 people have died and around 1,300 people are still missing across western Europe in the wake of extreme rainfall, bursting rivers, and heavy flooding that devastated parts of Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.

AR Go-Karts Have Arrived, And We’re Here For It

VRScout

BattleKart is open to the public now at select locations in Belgium, France, and Germany. BattleKart’s immersive go-kart experience brings games similar to like Mario Kart & Rocket League to life in the real world. AR-powered racing games appear to be a growing trend.

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Sci-Fi Adventure ‘Hubris’ Coming to PC VR Headsets in December, Quest 2 & PSVR 2 in 2023

Road to VR

Belgium-based 3D animation and VR studio Cyborn today announced its sci-fi adventure Hubris is finally set to launch on PC VR headsets on December 7th.

AI Tracks Lawmakers Using Their Phones on the Job so We Can Properly Mock Them

GizModo VR

Politicians are hereby busted for using their cell phones during sessions, thanks to software written by Belgium artist Dries Depoorter.

PSVR 2 Launches February 22 For $550

Upload VR

France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg will initially be able to pre-order PlayStation VR2 solely through PlayStation’s online store at direct.playstation.com,” Sony announced. Sony is taking pre-orders for the PlayStation VR2 headset starting November 15 priced at $550.

Stud-Covered Sequencer Uses Lego Bricks to Build Beats Instead of Spaceships

GizModo VR

To make the process more interesting, and to make it appealing to aspiring musicians, Belgium-based Atonal Circuits has created a 16-step sequencer that’s programmed by simply attaching Lego bricks. Making electronic music can often be a mind-numbing experience of endlessly turning dials and pushing buttons.

Microsoft to Expand Azure Kinect’s Computer Vision Tech to Commercial Market

Road to VR

” Microsoft has also recently expanded HoloLens 2’s availability to Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Casual 3D Puzzle Game ‘Cubism’ Set to Launch Next Week on Quest, Rift, & Steam

Road to VR

Cubism from Belgium-based developer Thomas Van Bouwel is a cheery brain-teaser that tasks players with solving 3D puzzles by fitting Tetris-like shapes into a larger pre-defined shape. Cubism is a casual VR puzzle that plays a bit like a 3D version of Tetris.

Snap and Rakuten Viber Go to FIFA World Cup 2022

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Live Garment Transfer” Lenses also allow AR try-ons of the official team kit for five teams – USMNT, France, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, and Qatar. Rakuten Viber and Snap both have packages of AR lenses and interactive experiences to celebrate the FIFA World Cup.

German Circus Ends Its Use Of Live Animals In Favor Of 3D Holograms

VRScout

In November, for example, Italy joined Belgium, Greece, and Malta in the permanent ban of circus animals, much to the chagrin of circus performers and enthusiasts alike. Circus Roncalli adopts holographic tech amid concerns over animal cruelty. The international circus industry has been struggling as of late.

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Logicamp grid falls victim to ransomware

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The Belgium-based Logicamp grid has suffered a catastrophic ransomware attack, and has lost some content due to a lack of current off-line backups. “I know that it is unforgivable but I am alone to manage... Metaverse News Logicamp

Here’s Every Country & Store Where Quest 2 is Officially Being Sold

Road to VR

Jump to: Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United Kingdom | United States. Where to Buy Oculus Quest 2 in Belgium.

‘Space Pirate Trainer DX’ to Bring Massive Arena Mode to Quest September 9th

Road to VR

Belgium-based developers I-Illusions hopes it will give users “a glimpse at the future of VR.”

PlayStation VR2 to Launch in February 2023

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Potential buyers in the US, UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg can pre-order the device via PlayStation’s official online storefront beginning November 15.

The XR Week Peek (2022.11.21): Qualcomm launches AR2 chip, HTC headset gets leaked, and more!

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VR training company BodySwaps has partnered with Meta Immersive Learning to offer VR training to 100 educational institutions across the UK, North America, France, and Belgium: Bodyswaps will provide each institution with a 3-month unlimited, free access to its full soft skills learning library.

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Asymmetric Hide-and-seek Game ‘Panoptic’ Leaves Steam Early Access Today

Road to VR

It’s been a long road for Belgium-based indie studio Team Panoptes , with its 2016 demo sparking a lot of initial interest in the game. Panoptic , the game that pits a single VR-clad giant against a tiny PC adversary in a game of deadly hide & seek, just launched out of Early Access today.

Russia Bans Facebook & Instagram, Quest Sees Ripple Effects

Road to VR

Facebook and Instagram have been blocked in the Russian Federation, with both social media platforms now completely inaccessible to users in that country.

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One Direction’s Liam Payne Stars In Live VR Concert Tomorrow

VRScout

Britain, France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium; plans for launch in South Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan are on the horizon. MelodyVR enlists the former boy band member for their first live VR concert. Liam Payne, former member of English-Irish boy band One Direction, is hosting a secret concert for a small handful of lucky fans somewhere in London, U.K.

HoloLens 2 Sales Expanding to 15 More Countries, ‘Development Edition’ Launches in the US

Road to VR

Now Microsoft is expanding the regions where it will sell HoloLens 2 to 15 new countries: Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

The Next VLC Media Player Update Will Include VR Support

VRScout

While speaking at FOSDEM 2019 in Belgium earlier this week, Jean Baptiste Kempf, President and Lead Developer of VIdeoLan, spoke in-depth regarding VLC 4.0. The internet’s most reliable media player is getting its fourth major update. In terms of quality, there are few consumer media players more flexible than VLC.

Revolutionizing Retail with Augmented Reality

Tech Trends VR

And the resulting engagement figures speak for themselves: “We’re really excited with the in-store responses we’ve gotten,” says Nathan Grotard, retail marketeer at Samsung Belgium.

Starbreeze Acquires Nozon To Work On Parallax In VR VideoOver.

AllThingsVR

Starbreeze announced the purchase of Nozon, a Belgium-based visual effects studio for €7.1 Starbreeze Acquires Nozon To Work On Parallax In VR Video Over the past few months Starbreeze’s StarVR headset has gone from an industry oddity to a genuine contender in the location-based VR scene. This week, the company is cementing that status with some major new acquistions. million, which works out to around $7.75 million.

Pico 4 vs Quest 2 Specs & Features: Weight, Resolution, Field of View, Passthrough & More

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It ships to Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Today Pico 4 was officially announced with some seriously impressive specs & features.

Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

Road to VR

UK and European residents have (mostly) been able to order Oculus Go directly through the Oculus website since it launched early last month, with the company delivering to many countries in the EU and Schengen Zone including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

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Starbreeze Acquires Nozon To Work On Parallax In VR Video

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Starbreeze announced the purchase of Nozon, a Belgium-based visual effects studio for €7.1 Over the past few months Starbreeze’s StarVR headset has gone from an industry oddity to a genuine contender in the location-based VR scene. This week, the company is cementing that status with some major new acquistions. million, which works out to around $7.75 million. Along with its special effects, the company is also working on some important features for VR video.

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Oculus Announces $300 Commercial ‘Go for Business’ Bundle, Pre-orders Now Available

Road to VR

The company is currently only shipping to the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Oculus Go, the company’s recently launched standalone VR headset, is already on store shelves starting at $200 for the 32 GB version. And just like the company’s previous Rift for Business announced last year, now it’s Go’s turn for the commercial treatment.

You Can Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle in Germany for €450

Road to VR

The sale is only available on the company’s German site , and doesn’t appear on other international branches MediaMarkt including Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, or Italy-based MediaWorld. Germany-based customers looking to snap up a deal on Oculus Rift and Touch, the VR headset’s motion controller, are seeing one of the biggest price cuts thanks to German electronics retailer MediaMarkt.

Facebook Expects Coronavirus Will Have “additional impact” on Oculus Quest Availability

Road to VR

Belgium. After being backordered by weeks in many regions, Oculus Quest is now “unavailable” from Oculus in 17 out of 23 regions where the unit is sold, including the United States, Canada, and much of Europe. Facebook says the Coronavirus outbreak is to blame.

Quest 2 Stock Starting to Slip Ahead of Black Friday

Road to VR

Belgium. Though it has held fairly steady since its launch in October, the stock of Oculus Quest 2 is starting to dwindle heading into the Black Friday holiday shopping season.

Essential Spatial Audio Events for your Calendar 2022/2023

XR Today - Virtual Reality

October 17-19, 2022, Masion De La Poste, Belgium. As the “Extended Reality” landscape continues to evolve, innovators are consistently exploring new ways to make immersive experiences feel more realistic.