Ecosphere Brings A VR Safari To Oculus Quest Next Week

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Get ready for a VR safari on your Oculus Quest when Ecosphere launches next week. The piece was produced in partnership with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Silverback Films Ltd and Oculus. Ecosphere lands on Oculus Quest on June 8th, and will be available on Oculus Go, too.

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Oculus Is Now Accepting Submissions For Hand-Tracking Apps On Quest

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This week in a tweet on the Oculus Developers Twitter account, Facebook revealed that they are now officially opening up submissions for hand-tracking apps on the Oculus Quest. For more details, check out the Oculus Developer blog.

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Premium Bowling Coming Soon To Oculus Quest

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We’ve got table tennis , we just got golf , and now Oculus Quest is getting another sport that makes perfect sense for the platform – bowling. Premium Bowling has appeared in the Coming Soon section of the Oculus Store.

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Silicone Covers For Oculus Quest And Rift S Now Available From VR Cover

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VR Cover just revealed this week that they’ve launched new products for Oculus headsets: silicone covers for both the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S. Personally I have the Foam Replacement Slim for my Oculus Quest and couldn’t be happier.

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Resolve On Oculus Quest Allows Teams To Review Huge BIM Files In VR

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A new meeting and collaboration app, Resolve , is available in Early Access for the Oculus Quest. Resolve’s the big draw is it’s ability to display huge BIM (Building Information Modeling) files on the Oculus Quest system.

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Onward For Oculus Quest First-Ever Gameplay Footage Coming This Month

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Today during the UploadVR Summer Showcase 2020 Downpour Interactive founder and Onward creator Dante Buckley revealed today that the first-ever gameplay footage for Onward running on Oculus Quest will debut later this month, in June.

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Oculus discontinues Go and plans its official open Quest Store

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Today I woke up to read this letter from Oculus, sent to me because I’m a developer: Hello, Today, we announced our plans to sunset Oculus Go as we focus on driving forward the future of VR with 6DOF platforms like Oculus Quest. Goodbye Oculus Go. Image by Oculus).

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Star Wars: Squadrons Is ‘Oculus Recommended’ On PC, HOTAS Support Confirmed

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But, on PC, publisher EA says the game is ‘Oculus recommended’ The note is made on the Q&A page for the game , which was announced yesterday. “PSVR or Oculus recommended.” Oddly enough the support page doesn’t list availability on the Oculus Store.

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Facebook Discontinues Oculus Go, Will Allow Even More Apps On Quest

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Earlier today, Facebook announced that they will no longer be accepting new game and app submissions for the Oculus Go as they begin to shift their efforts away from 3DoF VR in search of greener pastures, namely the Oculus Quest. ” Image Credit: Facebook / Oculus.

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Every Major Oculus Quest & Rift Announcement Made At Oculus Connect 6

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Native hand tracking, PC/standalone hybrid functionality, and new games confirmed for the Oculus platform. That’s a wrap on Oculus Connect 6. Oculus Link launches this November ; Oculus will be offering its own official USB-C cable as well. .

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Oculus For Business is now available for all companies

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Oculus has gained in these years always more success in the consumers’ landscape, and now with the Oculus Quest , thanks to an affordable device running great content , it is making strides in the market. What is Oculus For Business? Oculus Quest and controllers.

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Oculus Quest Is Getting A UI Overhaul With Multitasking

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As part of their Game Developers Showcase , Facebook revealed details of a future update to the Oculus Quest that will bring a redesigned user interface (UI). ” The new universal menu, pictured above, will replace the current menu design of Oculus Quest Home.

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Coaster Combat Coming To Oculus Quest This Summer

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Coaster Combat, originally released on the Oculus Go and Gear VR, puts an action spin on your basic roller coaster game and will be speeding its way onto the Oculus Quest this summer. The post Coaster Combat Coming To Oculus Quest This Summer appeared first on UploadVR.

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Oculus Quest UI Redesign Rollout Begins, Plus Oculus Link Bug Fixes

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The redesigned Oculus Quest UI which Facebook announced last week started rolling out to Oculus Quest users. The new UI will be available as part of the V15 Oculus Quest firmware update, and has to be enabled in the ‘Experimental Features’ tab of the settings menu after installation. The firmware update also includes a few new features, such as speech-to-text options for the keyboard and a shortcut for Passthrough, alongside some Oculus Link bug fixes.

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Pro Putt By Topgolf Review: Authentic, Accessible Oculus Quest Golfing

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Much like Eleven Table Tennis before it, Pro Putt by Top Golf on Oculus Quest offers an accessible, authentic and immersive take on a popular sport that’s hard to find too much fault with. Pro Putter By Topgolf is now available on Oculus Quest.

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Next Oculus Quest Update Finally Adds Microphone To Oculus Link

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The next Oculus Quest update will finally pass through the headset’s microphone to your PC when in Oculus Link mode. Oculus Link is the feature (currently in beta ) which lets the Oculus Quest act as a PC VR headset via any high quality USB 3.0

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New Space Station Home Environment Now Available For Oculus Quest

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Facebook introduced a new virtual home environment for the Oculus Quest this week called ‘Space Station’ As you might have guessed from the title, the new environment transforms your Oculus Quest home into a futuristic space station looking down on a huge planet.

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Latest Oculus Quest Update Introduces Auto Hand Tracking Functionality

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The Oculus Quest just keeps getting better. Yesterday Oculus announced the rollout of their 13.0 The most noteworthy of which, a new hand-tracking option that — when enabled, allows you to automatically switch between your Oculus Touch controllers and hand-tracking mode.

New Doom VR Mod Releasing Soon For Oculus Quest

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A new app is in development that will allow users to play Doom 64 in VR on the Oculus Quest, in a similar fashion to mods like Lambda1VR for Half-Life and Quake2Quest for Quake 2. QuestZDoom will be the latest Oculus Quest mod that ports a classic game into VR with 6DoF.

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Oculus Quest Store 2020 Stats: 170+ Apps And Strong Cross-Buy Support

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Almost a year after launch, the Oculus Quest’s store features 170 apps/games, 82 of which support cross-buy between Quest and the Rift platform. We examined the Oculus sStore listings to break down the numbers behind the content available for the Oculus Quest.

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The Line Quick Review: A Wonderful, Short Experience On Oculus Quest With Hand Tracking

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The Line is a wonderful and short immersive experience available on Oculus Quest that sees a charming love story play out as you look down and interact with a table of beautiful miniature models. The Line is available now on Oculus Quest for $4.99.

The Best Media Apps Available On The Oculus Quest

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The Oculus Quest is one of the hottest VR headsets on the market right now. Here are the best VR media apps available on the Oculus Store for the Quest. Netflix is probably the biggest player in the streaming game and they have a nice accompanying VR app for your Oculus Quest.

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Getting Started With Oculus Quest: Tips, Tricks And Recommended Games

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The Oculus Quest is one of the hottest VR headsets on the market right now. If you’re just starting out with the Oculus Quest, here’s a few tips, tricks, games and next steps to get you started on your Quest. Oculus Account. Oculus Link.

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Oculus ‘Actively Thinking About’ Non-Store Option For Quest Applications

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The Director of Content Ecosystem at Facebook’s Oculus, Chris Pruett, gave details on the Oculus Store curation policy for Oculus Quest in a Twitter thread today , along with teasing a potential official way for distributing Oculus Quest apps outside of the Oculus Store.

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John Carmack Had Minecraft VR Running On Oculus Quest

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John Carmack revealed said had a version of Minecraft running on the Oculus Quest with full positional tracking at one point, but said Facebook and Microsoft could never get the “schedules aligned” to properly send the game into production for the mobile headset.

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First Look: Oculus Venues and Oculus TV

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These apps hope to make the Oculus Go your next entertainment device. The $200 standalone VR headset from Oculus has finally arrived. the Oculus Go is part of Oculus’ larger goal to getting one billion consumers into VR. Oculus Venues. Oculus TV.

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VR Mil-Sim ‘Onward’ Oculus Quest Release Date Announced, Cross-Play Confirmed

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A little more than a year after the initial announcement , developer Downpour Interactive and publisher Coatsink today revealed an official July 30th release date for Onward on Oculus Quest. Onward launches July 30th on the Oculus Quest Store for $24.99.

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Oculus Quest: Year In Review – Facebook’s Big Play For Standalone VR

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Last week, Facebook marked the one-year anniversary of the Oculus Quest, the company’s second (and more powerful) standalone VR headset. This time last year, the Oculus Quest had just launched. While we might take it for granted now, building the Oculus Quest was no easy task.

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How To Use Your Oculus Quest While Charging The Battery

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The Oculus Quest’s biggest advantage is that it’s a mobile headset, allowing you to play cord-free and untethered roomscale experiences wherever you like. Still, using the Oculus Quest while also charging it at the same time is possible. The included Oculus Quest cable.

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Report: Facebook Working On New Oculus Quest With Improved Design & Controls

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Bloomberg reports Facebook is working on a new, more comfortable Oculus Quest. The current version of the Oculus Quest weighs about 1.25 Reports state Facebook is also exploring 120Hz displays for the new Oculus Quest and improved ergonomic controllers with full finger tracking.

How to activate AR in your Oculus Quest Home Menu

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Today I was reading Upload VR, and I’ve found a very interesting article by David Heaney stating that now it is possible to use your real environment as your Oculus Quest Home environment. AR in Oculus Quest Home is available only on Runtime v16.

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Modders Are Bringing The Original 1993 DOOM To Oculus Quest

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In a video posted to Reddit yesterday, developers Dr. Beef and baggyG—the same team responsible for bringing Half-Life , Quake , and Quake 2 to VR via the Oculus Quest—teased the arrival of another classic franchise on standalone headsets. “They are rage, brutal, without mercy.

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Miniature Beat Saber Powered By Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Looks Incredible

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When he’s not serving as the head of AR & VR at Shopify, Daniel Beauchamp, better known by his online handle “ Push Matrix “, is pushing the boundaries of Oculus Quest hand tracking technology and sharing his wild experiments with the online community.

Flowborne: An Ingenious VR Meditation Experience For Oculus Quest Via SideQuest

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Flowborne is a new meditation app on SideQuest, available now as a pre-release for Oculus Quest users. Flowborne is available in pre-release for the Oculus Quest via SideQuest now.

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Oculus Quest Will Support Oculus Go Apps Later This Year

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Later this year Oculus Quest is going to get access to a heap of new VR content thanks to support for Oculus Go apps via official emulation. ” The feature will be added sometime later this year, and will potentially bring hundreds of new apps to Oculus Quest.

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VRCover Oculus Quest covers unboxing and review

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VR Cover is a Thai company that produces accessories for VR headsets since 2014, and i t has recently started selling covers for the popular Oculus Quest as well. VR Cover for Oculus Quest review. Oculus Quest original facemask with cotton cover installed on.

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WWF Partners With Oculus On VR Nature Documentary Series Shot In Cinematic 5.7k

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PHORIA’s three-part series launches June 8th on Oculus Quest and Go. Ecosphere sets a new standard for natural-history storytelling on the Oculus platform,” said Eric Cheng, Head of Immersive Media for Facebook’s Oculus, in an official release.