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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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.

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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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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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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 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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‘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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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Popular VTubers Headline Upcoming VR Concert On Oculus Quest

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4 are available now for Oculus Quest and Quest 2 , Niconico , Android , and iOS smartphones for $43 / €35 (448 VARK coins) for one concert part, or $80 / €66 (847 VARK coins) when buying both parts bundled together. 4, VARK plans on giving away an Oculus Quest 2 through social media.

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Easiest Way To Livestream Oculus Quest To YouTube & Twitch In HD

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Those familiar with Facebook’s Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets know that you can easily stream VR gameplay to your personal Facebook profile. Here’s what you’ll need: Oculus Quest or Quest 2 headset. A standard USB-C cable (or Oculus Link cable).

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Facebook: Beat Saber ‘Saved’ Oculus Quest

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New information released by Facebook tracing the path from Oculus Rift to Quest 2 outlines how Beat Saber improved the quality of Oculus Touch tracking. Beat Saber Made Facebook Change Oculus Quest’s Controllers.

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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Facebook Announces Multi-User Support And App Sharing For The Oculus Quest

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Oculus Quest and Quest 2 owners are finally getting several features they’ve been asking for since launch: support for multiple accounts and app sharing. Support for multiple accounts will extend first to the Oculus Quest 2 followed by original Oculus Quest headsets at a later time.

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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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Oculus Quest Update Introduces Fitness Tracker, 90Hz Support, App Gifting, And More

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Facebook today announced several highly-anticipated updates for the Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 designed to improve the core Oculus Quest experience. Let’s break down all of today’s big announcements: OCULUS MOVE. OCULUS LINK EXITS BETA.

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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.

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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How To Log Into Multiple Accounts & Share Apps On Oculus Quest

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Multi-user support for the Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 has officially begun rolling out; here’s how to make the most of it. Feature Image Credit: Facebook, Oculus. The post How To Log Into Multiple Accounts & Share Apps On Oculus Quest appeared first on VRScout.

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‘Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge’ Now Available On Oculus Quest & Oculus Quest 2

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ILMxLAB and Lucasfilm’s latest Star Wars VR adventure, Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy’s Edge is available now on Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets. Team up with classic characters on a series of dangerous quests throughout the Star Wars timeline.

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Get 25% Off An Oculus Quest Game With This Code

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A mobile code on the Oculus app drops 25 percent off Oculus Quest games. Mobile25 is the promo code you can enter in the Oculus app on a mobile phone for a 25 percent discount. This is the first time we’ve seen such a discount code used for Oculus Quest games.

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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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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Facebook Messenger Comes to Oculus Quest in New Update

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Additionally, users can also send private Oculus Party invites to make jumping into multiplayer games more simple. The post Facebook Messenger Comes to Oculus Quest in New Update appeared first on Road to VR.

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‘The Climb 2’ Scales Its Way Onto Oculus Quest This March

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Originally announced last year at Facebook Connect 2020, Oculus this week confirmed that The Climb 2 , the direct follow-up to 2016’s The Climb , will be arriving next month on Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets.

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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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