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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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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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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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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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.

Oculus Quest 2 VR Cover Now Available For Pre-Order

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Look under the hood of the new Oculus Quest 2 and you’ll find a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 chipset, 6GB of RAM, 2k per eye resolution with adjustable optics, and seven onboard cameras. You can pre-order your facial interface now via the official Oculus website for $29.99.

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Contractors Adds Mod Support, Beta Crossplay With Oculus Quest Version

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Contractors , a VR first-person shooter available for PC VR and on Oculus Quest in beta, received an update that adds mod support and the ability to host matches that allow for crossplay between PC VR and Quest players.

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Facebook Temporarily Halts The Sale Of Oculus Headsets In Germany

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” Earlier this morning, Facebook announced a temporary halt on the sale of Oculus products in Germany to ensure their products comply with local laws. Current owners will continue to have access to the Oculus Store and should experience zero interruptions.

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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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.

Logitech G Announces New Line Of Audio Headsets For Oculus Quest 2

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The Logitech G333 VR Gaming earphones and Logitech G Pro headset are certified Oculus ready. Whereas the original Oculus Quest featured little in the way of official accessories, Facebook is already hard at work building a healthy lineup of Oculus Quest 2 add-ons.

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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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Oculus Connect Rebrands To Facebook Connect, Kicks-Off Virtually Sept. 16th

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Oculus Connect is now Facebook Connect according to an update by Andrew Bosworth, head of the new Facebook Reality Lab. Facebook’s VR/AR division, Oculus Research, is also receiving a bit of love in the form of a new label: Facebook Reality Labs.

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. Oculus Quest and controllers (Image by Oculus). The post Is Oculus Quest killing PC VR? virtual reality oculus quest vr

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New Oculus Headsets Will Require A Facebook Account Beginning This October

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Existing users will need to merge their Oculus accounts in two years. Existing users are free to continue using their Oculus accounts until January 1, 2023, at which point they too will be required to abandon or merge their Oculus account. Image Credit: Facebook, Oculus.

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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. The post Ecosphere Brings A VR Safari To Oculus Quest Next Week appeared first on UploadVR. This series of VR videos, recorded in 180 degrees 3D, comes from Phoria.

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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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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. Facebook’s annual two-day developer conference dedicated to all things Oculus brought its A-game this year delighting users with a series of surprise bombshells, as well as updates on several highly-anticipated updates and experiences. Oculus Link launches this November ; Oculus will be offering its own official USB-C cable as well. .

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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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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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Facebook Rolling Out ‘Venues’ Beta On Oculus Quest, New Lobby And Social Features

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Oculus Venues receives a major update with Facebook Horizon-like avatars. Facebook has begun rolling out early access to their new-and-improved Oculus Venues app, introducing a a handful of social features aimed at paving the way for the upcoming Facebook Horizon social platform.

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Oculus Quest Gets Its Best Virtual Environment Yet – Cyber City

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A new virtual environment is available for Oculus Quest users, and it might just be the best one yet.

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. The same type of sanitary silicone cover is available for the PC VR-based Oculus Rift S as well. The post Silicone Covers For Oculus Quest And Rift S Now Available From VR Cover appeared first on UploadVR.

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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. Inspired by the likes of Ghost Recon and ARMA, Buckley dropped out of college and released Onward on his own during the original launch year for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

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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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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 UI will allow easier access to settings and browser windows while in VR apps, without having to return to Oculus Home (in apps which support this). ” The new universal menu, pictured above, will replace the current menu design of Oculus Quest Home.

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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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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.

Oculus Quest 2’s ‘Infinite Office’ Lets You Create Your Own Virtual Workspace

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Using the Oculus Quest 2 headset, you’ll soon have the ability to customize your own digital office with numerous virtual monitors capable of streaming your desktop PC in real-time. News Facebook Facebook Connect Hand-Tracking Infinite Office Logitech Oculus Quest 2 VR Workspace

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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Oculus Browser Adds Experimental Hand Tracking Support For WebXR Apps

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update to Oculus Browser adds experimental support for the Oculus Quest’s hand tracking feature. While the experimental feature is not listed in the Oculus Browser 8.0 The post Oculus Browser Adds Experimental Hand Tracking Support For WebXR Apps appeared first on UploadVR.

Every Oculus Quest 2 Game Announced At Facebook Connect

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The Warhammer universe is heading to Oculus VR, bringing with it all the over-the-top violence you know and love. While information is scarce at the moment, Ubisoft confirms that both titles are being built from the ground up for VR and will launch exclusively on Oculus headsets.

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New Oculus Users Required to Use Facebook Account Starting in October, Existing Users by 2023

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As Oculus becomes increasingly merged with parent company Facebook, new users will soon be required to sign into their headset with a Facebook account. Facebook says that starting in October “everyone using an Oculus device for the first time will need to log in with a Facebook account.”

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Facebook Accounts Using Fake Names, Among Other Violations, Risk Losing Access to Oculus Content

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With Facebook recently moving to require the use of a Facebook account with Oculus headsets we wanted to understand how violations of the company’s Facebook Community Standards would intersect with its headsets.

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Oculus Quest Custom Home Environments Include Simpsons House And More

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Everything you do on your Oculus Quest starts in the home environment – you can change your settings, purchase apps and launch yourself into virtual worlds. From late last year, Facebook started to gradually roll out new environments to Oculus Quest users.

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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. Resolve is the latest of a few new social collaboration apps for enterprise appearing on the Oculus Quest system. The post Resolve On Oculus Quest Allows Teams To Review Huge BIM Files In VR appeared first on UploadVR.

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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 This gives Quest owners who own a gaming PC access to the Oculus Rift library and SteamVR. The release notes for v14 of the Oculus Rift software state that it now supports the microphone on Oculus Link.

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