First VR Film Shot Aboard ISS Available On Oculus Venues

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In honor of National Space Day, Oculus will be streaming a 24-hour loop of developer Felix & Paul’s groundbreaking VR film, Space Explorers: The ISS Experience. Those with an Oculus Quest or Oculus Rift headset can check out Episode One on-demand for a limited time via Oculus TV.

Oculus Launches New-And-Improved VR Avatars

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Oculus today announced the launch of its new Oculus Avatars on a handful of popular Oculus titles, including Topgolf with Pro Putt, PokerStars VR, and Epic Rollercoasters. Image Credit: Facebook, Oculus. Image Credit: Facebook, Oculus.

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Commodore 64 Emulator Brings Retro Gaming To Oculus Quest

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Available now on the Oculus Quest via SideQuest, Real Commodore 64 – Virtually brings the original Commodore 64 experience to VR, allowing Quest and Quest 2 players the chance to explore a massive catalog of retro PC games. Real Commodore 64 – Virtually works really well with the Oculus Quest.

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Every Announcement From The Oculus Gaming Showcase

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Oculus teases new games and several long-awaited updates during its first-ever VR gaming showcase. Oculus held its first-ever VR gaming showcase earlier today, revealing new games and several major updates coming to Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift headsets this year.

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Roblox CEO Interested In Possible Oculus Quest Launch

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Co-founder Dave Baszucki says the Oculus Quest makes “perfect sense” for the popular online multiplayer game. Could Roblox be heading to VR via the Oculus Quest? The post Roblox CEO Interested In Possible Oculus Quest Launch appeared first on VRScout.

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‘Boneworks’ Meets ‘Fall Guys’ In ‘MarathRUN’ On Oculus Quest

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Available now on Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets as a free demo, MarathRUN combines physics-driven VR interactions with classic platforming gameplay mechanics to deliver a unique multiplayer obstacle course experience that can best be described as Boneworks meets Fall Guys.

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Zuckerberg: Oculus Quest Pro Could Bring Face & Eye Tracking

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat down with CNET for an interview where he speaks about the company’s progress on its next generation of VR devices, namely what it might include in the ‘Oculus Quest Pro’ standalone headset.

Oculus Quest Introduces ‘Couch Mode’ In Latest Update

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Mark your real sofa in VR using this new feature for the Oculus Guardian system. It has been one hell of a month for Oculus Quest owners. Image Credit: Facebook, Oculus. News Couch Mode Facebook Oculus Guardian System Oculus Quest Oculus Quest 2 Oculus Quest Couch Mode UploadVR

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Facebook Confirms New Oculus Quest Headset Currently In Development

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Facebook held its Q4 2020 earnings call yesterday, during which Mark Zuckerberg laid out some impressive sales figures for the Oculus Quest 2 while simultaneously confirming the development of a new Oculus Quest VR headset.

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Oculus Air Link Streams PCVR Games Wirelessly To Quest 2

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Update v28 is an absolute game-changer with new features such as wireless Oculus Link functionality, updates to Infinite Office, and more. Announced yesterday in an official Oculus blog post , the Oculus Air Link expands on the existing Oculus Link software introduced back in 2019.

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Does The Oculus Quest 2 Work Outside?

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So you just got your hands on Facebook’s incredible standalone VR headset, the Oculus Quest 2, and are excited to jump into a massive catalogue of AAA games and experiences. But what about the Oculus Quest 2? Technically the Oculus Quest 2 headset can function outside.

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Oculus Appears to be Testing Android Apps on Quest

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It appears Oculus is currently testing out Android app integration on Quest, which could bring to the standalone headset everything from Spotify to Among Us. The developer name in info is “Android Apps For Quest” and the website seems to be Oculus.

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Oculus ‘First Steps’ Now Works With Quest Hand-Tracking

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‘First Steps With Hand Tracking’ and ‘Tiny Castle’ are available now via the Oculus App Lab. It was back in 2019 that Facebook first began rolling out support for hand tracking on the Oculus Quest. Feature Image Credit: Oculus.

Facebook Leaks Oculus Quest 2, Higher Resolution, Smaller Design Revealed

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The headset itself also features a new “Soft Touch Strap” similar to that of the Oculus Go, making it even easier to hop in and out of VR. The post Facebook Leaks Oculus Quest 2, Higher Resolution, Smaller Design Revealed appeared first on VRScout.

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How To Play SteamVR Games On The Oculus Quest 2

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The Oculus Quest has developed quite an impressive library of standalone games and apps. From original titles such as Phantom: Covert Ops to PC VR ports like The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners , there’s pretty much something for everyone on the Oculus Quest.

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Facebook To Discontinue Oculus Rift S Beginning 2021

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You can still buy an Oculus Rift S.for now. The company also made the official reveal of the Oculus Quest 2 —a lighter, faster, all-in-one VR headset available this October beginning at $299. You can still order a Rift S via the Oculus website… for now.

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‘Puzzle Bobble VR’ Arrives Next Month On Oculus Quest

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” Puzzle Bobble VR launches May 20th, 2021 on Oculus Quest and Quest 2 headsets. The post ‘Puzzle Bobble VR’ Arrives Next Month On Oculus Quest appeared first on VRScout. Reunite with Bub and Bob for an all-new VR adventure.

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‘Virtual Desktop’ PCVR Streaming Now Available On The Oculus Quest Store

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Originally released back in March of 2016, Virtual Desktop has since become the gold standard in wireless VR streaming, allowing users to access their desktop PC’s in VR using an Oculus Rift/Rift S, Oculus Quest/Quest 2, or SteamVR headset.

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Facebook Launches “Hey Facebook” Wake Word For Voice Commands On Oculus Quest 2

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The Oculus Quest 2 goes “hands-free” with this week’s latest update. It looks like the Oculus Quest 2 is in the middle of a growth spurt. Facebook announced Voice Commands for the Oculus Quest last year. Image Credit: Facebook, Oculus.

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Stop What You’re Doing And Play ‘Gorilla Tag’ On Oculus Quest & SteamVR

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Available now on Oculus Quest/Quest 2 and SteamVR headsets, Gorilla Tag combines fast-paced parkour climbing with unique locomotion mechanics to offer a hilariously entertaining PvP multiplayer experience that will have you screaming “OH OH AHAHAH!”

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64GB vs. 256GB – Which Oculus Quest 2 Should You Buy?

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Well the holidays are just around the corner and what better present to give your family, friends, or even yourself than the Oculus Quest 2 standalone VR headset? Including the operating system and pre-installed software, the 64GB Oculus Quest 2 features roughly 50GB of free space.

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‘Resident Evil 4 VR’ Heading To Oculus Quest 2, Details Here

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Additional details regarding the official VR port will arrive April 21st during the Oculus Gaming Showcase. Today, GameSpot revealed the game’s most dramatic port to date, the Oculus Quest 2.

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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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Oculus Rolls Out ‘App Lab’ For Quest Developers, Messenger On Oculus

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Developers can now share their apps with Oculus players without Store approval. Prior to the launch of the original Oculus Quest back in 2019, Facebook revealed a strict application system for Oculus Quest developers in order to better control the quality of content available to users.

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‘Catan VR’ On Oculus Quest Is Proof We Need More VR Board Games

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Catan VR , a modern adaptation of the original 1995 board game Settlers of Catan is finally available on Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets. Catan VR is so good on the Oculus Quest it makes me wonder what other classic board games would translate well to the VR format.

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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.

The Oculus Quest 2: Price, Release Date, Accessories Announced

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Facebook Connect (formerly Oculus Connect) kicked off with a bang this morning with the official reveal of the highly-anticipated Oculus Quest 2. Oculus Quest 2 arrives October 13th for $299 (64GB) and $399 (256GB). A better, faster, stronger standalone VR headset.

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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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Architects Can Now Access A Powerful VR Tool On Oculus Quest

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In a recent press release, SENTIO VR has announced that they have officially launched their design app for Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets through the Oculus App Lab , a new program by Facebook that allows developers to share unpolished apps that have yet to receive official store approval.

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Where To Pre-Order The Oculus Quest 2

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To no one’s surprise, pre-orders for the recently announced Oculus Quest 2 VR headset are already backordered on the official Oculus website. The post Where To Pre-Order The Oculus Quest 2 appeared first on VRScout.

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How To Listen To Spotify In-Game On The Oculus Quest

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Ever wish you could jam out to your favorite tunes while cracking skulls in GORN or dunking on fools in Echo Arena on the Oculus Quest/Quest 2? The following method should work for both the original Oculus Quest as well as the Oculus Quest 2.

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There’s Now a Fully-functional Commodore 64 Emulator for Oculus Quest

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And now you can experience all of its retro charm through the lens of an Oculus Quest. Created by YouTuber ‘ OPEN PC Reviews ‘, the emulator fully recreates the C64 for the Oculus Quest platform, including support for both Quest and Quest 2 headsets.

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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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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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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.

How to Use Oculus Air Link to Play PC VR Games Wirelessly on Quest 2

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Oculus Air Link is an integrated way to play PC VR games (on Oculus PC or SteamVR) wirelessly on Quest 2. Just like Oculus Link allows you to plug into a VR ready PC to play PC VR games, Oculus Air Link allows you to do so wirelessly. Oculus Air Link only supports Quest 2.

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Is Oculus Quest killing PC VR?

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The launch on Quest has gone pretty well , and the game has had good feedback from the press (apart from some graphical glitches that can be solved in future updates) and very positive reviews on the Oculus Store. Now there is the Oculus Quest. The post Is Oculus Quest killing PC VR?

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