VR Go-Kart Rig Features Haptic Feedback And Wind Simulation

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CXC’s haptic rig simulates “the violence, the vibration, the physical effort” of a real race. Earlier this week, the company revealed the latest addition to its lineup, a full-motion kart racing simulator complete with vibrating haptics and realistic wind simulation.

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‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ VR Support Coming to SteamVR Headsets Next Week

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Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) VR support was scheduled to arrive sometime this month, but the wait is nearly over. Dacquin mentions that “as virtual reality continues to evolve, Microsoft Flight Simulator will continue to evolve too.”

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‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ VR Support Heading into Closed Beta Soon, Sign-ups Now Live

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Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) for PC is getting VR headset support sometime around the launch of HP’s upcoming PC VR headset, the HP Reverb G2. The post ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ VR Support Heading into Closed Beta Soon, Sign-ups Now Live appeared first on Road to VR.

‘Horror Bar VR’ Is A Grotesque Zombie Bar Simulator Perfect For Halloween

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This also happens to be the premise for Horror Bar VR , and brand new zombie bar simulator that has you playing bartender to an endless number of terrifying undead patrons. Developed by VR Factory, Horror Bar VR launches on the heels of Bar Simulator VR , a realistic VR bartending course.

VR Now ‘Very High’ On Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Priorities

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In an interview with Austrian newspaper Der Standard, the head of Microsoft’s upcoming Flight Simulator 2020 revealed that VR is now “very high” on the list of priorities. Microsoft’s tone on supporting virtual reality in its next generation flight simulator seems to have shifted over the past few months. This week’s interview suggests that in the months since then, the enthusiasm for VR support among the flight simulator team has grown even stronger.

Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 3 Due Tomorrow

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Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 3 should be touching down tomorrow, developer Asobo confirmed. The latest update to the ultra-realistic simulator (which now has optional VR support) will revisit the UK, adding in much more detailed renditions of popular cities and landmarks.

Job Simulator, Vacation Simulator Get Enhanced For Oculus Quest 2

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Two more enhanced Oculus Quest 2 games to add to the list – Owlchemy Labs’ Vacation Simulator and Job Simulator now run better on the headset. Job Simulator Quest 2 Enhancements Confirmed (Vacation Sim Too!). Its sequel, Vacation Simulator expanded on the concept.

Vacation Simulator Now Available On Oculus Quest

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Time to take a holiday – after working hard in Job Simulator, you can now take some much-needed time off with Vacation Simulator on Oculus Quest. Vacation Simulator is the latest VR title from Owlchemy Labs, which is essentially a sequel to the original Job Simulator game, expanding upon the mechanics and interactions in new vacation-themed locales. ” Vacation Simulator is available to purchase for the Quest on the Oculus Store now.

Flight Simulator Shows Gorgeous UK Landmarks In Update Teaser Trailer

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The Flight Simulator UK update looks gorgeous in this new teaser trailer. Flight Simulator UK Update Trailer. Will you be checking out the sights in the Flight Simulator UK update?

VR Music Game ‘Unplugged’ Simulates The Rockstar Lifestyle Using Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking

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The post VR Music Game ‘Unplugged’ Simulates The Rockstar Lifestyle Using Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking appeared first on VRScout. News Arizona Sunshine Hand-Tracking Oculus Oculus Quest Oculus Quest 2 Rockstar Simulator Unplugged Vertigo Games VR Air Guitar VR Music VR Rockstar

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ Will Receive VR Support This Fall, But There’s A Catch

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Yesterday, Microsoft confirmed via a joint press briefing with developer Asobo Studio that Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 will in fact be receiving official VR support, beginning with the upcoming HP Reverb G2 later this year. Microsoft Flight Simulator launches August 18th on Windows PC.

Creators Of ‘Job Simulator’ Announce Follow-Up ‘Vacation Simulator’

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Austin, Texas-based video game developer Owlchemy Labs struck gold with their 2016 smash hit, Job Simulator. Now, two years later, Owlchemy Labs is back with Vacation Simulator , a brand new VR “simulation” that kicks players out of the office and onto the beach for an afternoon of virtual fun in the sun. True to its predecessor, Vacation Simulator is chock full of secrets and was clearly crafted with love.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Won’t Support VR At Launch, ‘Maybe’ Later On

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Microsoft’s upcoming next generation flight simulator will not support VR at launch, according to a YouTuber who was given hands-on access at a Microsoft hosted event. However, Microsoft did apparently tell the YouTuber, Pete Wright, that it would “maybe” come later on, as “perhaps a longer term goal” Microsoft Flight Simulator was announced at E3 2019, for Windows 10 and Xbox One.

VR Gladiator Simulator ‘GORN’ Now Available On Oculus Quest

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Originally released on PC VR headsets back in 2017, Free Lives’ over-the-top gladiator simulator pits you against wave after wave of wobbly muscle men in a blood-soaked free-for-all using a variety of brutal melee weapons, from axes and nunchucks to throwing knives and war hammers.

New ‘Vacation Simulator’ Destinations, Launch Date Announced

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Ever since our brief interaction with Vacation Simulator during last years Tribeca Film Festival, we’ve been clawing at the chance to get our hands on the endlessly-charming follow-up to Owlchemy Labs 2016 smash hit, Job Simulator. According to Owlchemy’s latest ‘Destination Reveal’ trailer however, it appears as though we’ll be exploring much more than a sun-soaked beach during our virtual R & R simulation. .

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Support Lands Next Month

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In a new Q&A video, developers from the Microsoft Flight Simulator studio Asobo confirmed that VR support is coming to the game in December. We do know the minimum requirements for the VR in Flight Simulator, which are as follows: OS: Windows 10 (November 2019 Update – 1909).

Flight Simulator VR Controller Support ‘Being Worked On’

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VR controller support for Microsoft’s Flight Simulator is ‘being worked on’, Eurogamer reports in an interview article. Do you play Flight Simulator with a mouse + keyboard, a gamepad, or a flight stick?

VRChat, Rec Room, Vacation Simulator Confirmed For Oculus Quest

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During the 1-minute 36-second teaser, gameplay of both Owlchemy’s Labs’ Vacation Simulator and Creed: Rise to Glory are featured prominently, alongside brief flashes of popular titles such as Angry Birds VR, Drop Dead, Eleven Table Tennis, Fruit Ninja, Job Simulator, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Rush VR, and Ultrawings. The post VRChat, Rec Room, Vacation Simulator Confirmed For Oculus Quest appeared first on VRScout.

PSVR Finally Has A Japanese Train Simulator… Only In Japan

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Long have I waited for a Japanese train simulator with VR support. Simulators are well suited to VR and train simulators, in general, seem like they’d be a great fit. Last month, Sony’s PSVR headset was finally graced with one… in Japan. GO by train!

FundamentalVR Expands Its VR Surgical Simulation Platform With New Procedures

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FundamentalVR has expanded its VR surgical simulation platform to include new procedures and a new scoring system, integrated with its HapticVR technology to help train surgeons around the world. The Fundamental Surgery platform combines VR experiences with realistic haptic feedback through a pen-shaped peripheral , that can simulate the pressure felt when performing surgery on skin, bones and all the other icky stuff.

Thief Simulator VR Is A Modern Sandbox Burglary Game

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I hope not, but nonetheless, Thief Simulator VR might be the game for you if so. Thief Simulator VR launches into early access today, and currently offers around 10 hours of story content. Thief Simulator originally released for PC in November of last year, however, the developers made it clear that the VR version isn’t just a “lazy port.” Thief Simulator VR is available in early access on Steam.

The XR Week Peek (2020.12.28): Flight Simulator VR released, a new hack lets you use Quest without Facebook, and more!

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Microsoft Flight Simulator releases VR patch. Microsoft Flight Simulator is now compatible with VR headsets : not only the HP Reverb G2 as initially teased but all the headsets that are compatible with OpenXR , so basically all the most famous devices.

Job Simulator Has Now Sold Over 1 Million Units

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Google-owned VR development studio Owlchemy Labs announced today that it had reached a massive sales milestone for its breakout hit, Job Simulator [ original Vive review from 2016 ], which has now surpassed one million units sold. Job Simulator originally launched for HTC Vive back in the first half of 2016, nearly four years ago, and is a great example of a game that’s easy to pick up and endlessly fun to play repeatedly.

Vacation Simulator Developer Teases Quest Hand Tracking Support

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A new teaser video suggests that hand tracking support could be added to Vacation Simulator on Oculus Quest. Both of Owlchemy’s ‘Simulator’ games are now available on Oculus Quest and they were recently enhanced for Oculus Quest 2.

Microsoft On Flight Simulator VR Support: ‘We Will Try Our Darnedest To Make It Happen’

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In an interview with AVSIM , the Head of Microsoft’s upcoming next generation Flight Simulator stated that the team will “try our darnedest” to add VR support. Microsoft Flight Simulator was announced at E3 2019, for Windows 10 and Xbox One. The graphical realism is also reportedly far ahead of any other simulator on the market. Even natural disasters can be experienced in real-time in the simulation.

VR Mountain Bike Simulator Has You Riding Cliffside Across Death-Defying Trails

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According to the release, the VR mountain biking simulation was developed in celebration of the launch of Santa Cruz bikes at the Ride Out store in Amsterdam. The post VR Mountain Bike Simulator Has You Riding Cliffside Across Death-Defying Trails appeared first on VRScout.

‘Vacation Simulator’ Launches Today on PSVR

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Job Simulator (2016), the popular simulator parody game from Owlchemy Labs, served up a sequel on PC VR headsets back in April—its more laid-back cousin Vacation Simulator (2019). In case you haven’t heard, Vacation Simulator is a bit different from its whimsical, career-minded predecessor. If you’re looking for an in-depth look at Vacation Simulator, check out our (spoiler free) review and find out why we gave it an extremely solid [8.8/10].

‘Job Simulator’ & ‘Vacation Simulator’ Are Both Coming to Oculus Quest

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To our surprise, not only did we see that Vacation Simulator was prominently featured, but we also caught a glimpse of the long-standing success Job Simulator (2016) too. Owlchemy Labs confirmed with Road to VR that Job Simulator will indeed be a launch title for Quest. We went hands-on with Vacation Simulator at last year’s GDC, and it proved to be a more expansive game that has refined many of the interactions introduced in Job Simulator.

‘Beat Saber’ & ‘Job Simulator’ Top PSVR’s Most Downloaded Games of 2020

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that two of the VR industry’s most successful games have nabbed the top two spots: Beat Saber and Job Simulator. Job Simulator (2016). Job Simulator (2016).

Flight Simulator, Tetris Effect Support VR On Game Pass For PC

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With the addition of Tetris Effect Connected and the VR update for Microsoft Flight Simulator , Game Pass for PC now supports VR for games that offer an optional VR mode. For Flight Simulator, you can switch to VR mode in the main menu while your headset is connected.

Doghead Simulations CEO Turns VR Social Platform Into His Own Personal Gym

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Doghead Simulations CEO uses social VR to get back in shape. Mat Chacon , co-founder and CEO of Doghead Simulations , the company behind the VR tool Rumii, spent most of his life in remarkable shape. The post Doghead Simulations CEO Turns VR Social Platform Into His Own Personal Gym appeared first on VRScout. News Beat Saber Doghead Simulations Oculus Quest The Void VR Fitness

Vacation Simulator Is An Endlessly-Charming Trip Through A VR Paradise

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When Owlchemy labs released its freshmen effort Job Simulator back in 2016, I don’t think the team was fully aware of the impact their deceitfully-simple game would have on the budding VR industry. Available now on SteamVR and Oculus Rift, Vacation Simulator doubles-down on everything that made Job Simulator so fantastic, while at the same time injecting a refreshing sense of exploration and creativity to the existing formula.

Check Out This Amazing VR Motion Kart Simulator With Haptics

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CXC Simulation , a company that designs and produces racing simulator devices, posted a new video showing off an exciting custom project — a full-motion kart simulator with VR integration. CXC has created many driving and kart simulators that use traditional monitors.

Compact Portable Motion Simulator ‘Yaw VR’ Launches on Kickstarter

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Claiming to be “the world’s most compact and affordable VR motion simulator,” Yaw VR is a 3DoF motion system using a spherical dome design that allows for unlimited, 360-degree yaw movement and 50 degrees across the horizontal axes. The team recently confirmed the development of steering wheel, pedal, and shifter mounts, as the system is compatible with SimTools software and therefore a huge library of existing driving, flight, and space simulators will be supported.

Vacation Simulator Release Date Finally Announced (For PC)

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The Vacation Simulator release date has just been revealed and you won’t have to wait long to play it. Owlchemy Labs’ follow-up to Job Simulator hits PC VR on April 9th. Set in the year 2060, Vacation Simulator sees robots attempt to replicate the ancient art of the human vacation. As with Job Simulator, though, don’t expect everything about the world to be entirely accurate. Experiences Gaming owlchemy labs Vacation Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Patch Live, Here’s Our First Gameplay

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The long-awaited Microsoft Flight Simulator VR support is now live, and we’ve already jumped into it. It lets you access the entire Microsoft Flight Simulator experience with a headset on and supports any OpenXR devices. Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Support Arrives.

Vacation Simulator Release Date Pushed Into 2019 By Owlchemy Labs

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The release date for the follow-up to Job Simulator shifted out of 2018 and into 2019, an update today from development studio Owlchemy Labs confirms. Vacation Simulator is a larger follow on to Owlchemy’s groundbreaking game Job Simulator created for the 2016 launch of the HTC Vive. Job Simulator has since launched on pretty much all VR headsets that offer robust 6DoF hand controllers. VR Industry News owlchemy labs Vacation Simulator