Oculus Offering Free Quest 2 Cover, Confirms 128GB Model

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Facebook is temporarily pausing Oculus Quest 2 sales after reports of skin irritation due to the foam face cover. This also means that Facebook will be pausing the sale of Oculus Quest 2 headsets globally until it can repackage unsold units with the new silicone covers.

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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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Oculus Quest 128GB Headset Supposedly In The Works

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This past December, we talked about the pros and cons of the 64GB and 256GB Oculus Quest headsets and which one to buy depending on your wants and needs as a user. The fact that many online retailers are currently sold out of 64GB model Oculus Quest headsets only adds further fuel to the fire.

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Oculus To Host First-Ever VR Gaming Showcase Next Week

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In a post released yesterday via the official Oculus blog , the company announced its first-ever Oculus Gaming Showcase, an upcoming live stream event that will center entirely around gaming on the Oculus platform. Image Credit: Oculus. Feature Image Credit: Oculus.

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Oculus Quest App ‘Magic Keys’ Teaches You Piano Using AR

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This past July Facebook released its experimental Passthrough API into the wild, allowing developers to harness the Oculus Quest’s built-in cameras to create engaging mixed reality experiences. News Augmented Reality Oculus Quest Oculus Quest 2

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Oculus Quest V32 Update Adds New Fitness & Social Features

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Sharing your VR fitness journey has never been easier thanks to new improvements to Oculus Move and file sharing. Oculus Move Improvements. With the introduction of v32, you can now purchase and gift VR games and apps straight from your Oculus Quest; a small but somewhat useful update.

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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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Report: Apple Health Possibly Coming To Oculus Quest

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According to a new report by Bloomberg , Facebook may be working with fellow tech giant Apple to bring the Apple Health platform to Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets. Image Credit: Facebook, Oculus. Feature Image Credit: Facebook, Oculus.

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VR Parkour Game ‘STRIDE’ Coming To Oculus Quest

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Like the SteamVR release, STRIDE on Oculus Quest will feature three game modes at launch. STRIDE will be available on Oculus Quest headsets on August 5th for $15.99. No word on when or if multiplayer support will arrive on Oculus Quest headsets.

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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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‘Mondly VR’ Language Learning App Now On Oculus Quest

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Originally released back in 2017 on Google Daydream, Samsung GearVR, Oculus Go, and SteamVR headsets— Mondly VR features support for over two dozen languages, including but now limited to Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.

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Oculus Quest Passthrough MR Hands-On Impressions

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After Venice VR Expanded has come to an end, I have finally had the time to experiment with Oculus Quest AR Passthrough. Oculus is working at OS level on a much more powerful chipset, so it has an easy life in having better performances than us: the passthrough is smooth and has no latency.

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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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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.

Tips & Tricks For Playing ‘STRIDE’ On Oculus Quest

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Available now on Oculus Quest & Oculus Quest 2, STRIDE is a fast-paced VR arcade action game that has you scaling vertigo-inducing rooftops while battling endless waves of faceless enemies using a combination of brutal gunplay and vicious hand-to-hand combat. on Oculus Quest.

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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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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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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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Oculus Quest Update Makes It Easier To Party Up With Friends

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Another month, another exciting Oculus Quest update. Facebook today announced the rollout of yet another software update for Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets. This latest update also introduced the ability to plan future sessions directly from the Oculus app.

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5 Free VR Games On Oculus Quest 2 – September 2021

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Thanks to VR platforms such as the Oculus App Lab and SideQuest, the Oculus Quest has amassed a sizable catalog of games and apps available 100% free of charge. The following are five new games and apps available free on Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets: Seeker VR.

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Competitive VR NERF Game Coming To Oculus Quest In 2022

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Announced today during the Upload VR Showcase as part of IGN’s Summer of Gaming event, the NERF Ultimate Championship is scheduled to arrive in 2022 on the Oculus Quest. The post Competitive VR NERF Game Coming To Oculus Quest In 2022 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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‘Black Hole Pool’ Brings VR Pool To Oculus Quest

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Available now on Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets, Black Hole Pool is a VR sports simulator that lets you go head-to-head with both human and AI opponents in realistic games of billiards from your own immersive pool hall. News App Lab Oculus Quest Oculus Quest 2

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Netflix Just Launched Its Own VR Game On Oculus Quest 2

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Apparently, however, Netflix launched its own VR game months ago on Oculus Quest headsets. The fact that Eden Unearthed was published rather unceremoniously on the Oculus App Lab leads me to believe that the game is still a work-in-progress.

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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 Quest Pro Reference Hidden in Latest Software, Mentions Face & Eye Tracking

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The v32 firmware release for Oculus Quest last month ostensibly confirms that the company is moving forward with the device, as it contains hidden reference to an “Oculus Quest Pro” headset along with text mentioning both eye and face-tracking.

Become An Interstellar Engineer In ‘Arcsmith’ On Oculus Quest

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Brought to us by developer Bithell Games ( Thomas Was Alone , Subsurface Circular ), Arcsmith is an upcoming VR game for the Oculus Quest that has you playing the role of an intergalactic engineer tasked with constructing futuristic machinery under the guidance of master arcsmith Korith Dinn.

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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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How To Use Live Overlay On The Oculus Quest 2

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Learn how to take your VR gameplay videos to the next level on the Oculus Quest using this neat little feature. First, you’ll want to turn on your Oculus Quest headset and head to your game or app of choice. News How To Oculus Quest Oculus Quest 2

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Beat Saber Enables Oculus & Steam Multiplayer Crossplay

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Beat Saber players can now compete against one another no matter if they are using the Steam version of the game or the Oculus version of the game for Quest and Rift. Oculus & Steam crossplay is now possible!

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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Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul Now Available On Oculus Quest

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Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul is now available for Oculus Quest. Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul is available now on Oculus Quest for $19.99.

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Netflix Releases Free VR Game, Eden Unearthed, On App Lab For Oculus Quest

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Netflix has released a VR game called Eden Unearthed on App Lab for Oculus Quest, available now for free. App Lab apps are not indexed in the same manner as Oculus Store titles, meaning that they can essentially be published without anyone else knowing if nobody is given the App Lab link.

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Rainbow Reactor Fusion Releases This Week For Oculus Quest

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Announced earlier this year , it looks like Rainbow Reactor Fusion is set to release later this week on September 17 for Oculus Quest. This follow-up title, Rainbow Reactor Fusion, was announced back in April and is set for release on PC VR and Oculus Quest.

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Game Night Returns In VR With ‘Neverboard’ On Oculus Quest

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Neverboard , a social VR board game platform coming soon to Oculus Quest headsets, aims to recreate that same experience using VR technology. Neverboard launches exclusively on Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets this fall. News Oculus Quest Oculus Quest 2 Social VR

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128GB Oculus Quest 2 Now Available, Here’s How To Purchase

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Facebook’s new Oculus Quest 2 headset offers twice the storage of the 68GB Oculus Quest 2 for the same price. Last month Facebook confirmed rumors surrounding a 128GB model Oculus Quest 2 alongside updates regarding its replacement face covers.

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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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