59% of VR Developers Use Unity, But Devs Make More Money With Unreal


Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 started out in the high end, and it has moved lower through pricing tactics and revisions that enable it to be the foundation of mobile games. He said that 59 percent of virtual reality developers are using Unity, according to a survey by VisionMobile. Sweeney said that Unreal Engine had its best year of all time in revenues, and then 2016 revenues doubled the 2015 numbers. He said developers have made more than $10 billion to date with Unreal games. “We

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5 Unreal Assets for Your Next Orion VR Project


With our 2016 developer survey in full swing, we thought we’d share some great assets that you could buy with one of five $100 Unity/Unreal asset credit prizes! Protip: The assets that Epic includes in their tutorials and demo scenes are generally usable for your own Unreal projects.

Oculus announces the Oculus Start program to help aspiring developers during their VR creation journey.

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Oculus did a survey of its developers and found that 50 percent are self-funded so this program will go a long way to help the VR ecosystem. Oculus announced its new developer-focused program today to help grow the ecosystem.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.11): Gear VR is over, Go long term future is uncertain, Huawei teases its metaverse and much more!

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The newest Steam Hardware Survey shows how Rift S has now more or less 8% of the market. Strategy Analytics highlights in his survey that mobile headsets like Daydream, Gear VR and Cardboard are continuously losing importance and revenue shares. Next week my blog will turn 3 years old!

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How to be a good VR startupper – Part 2

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When Epic Games showed its VR mode, that let you develop in Unreal Engine all within VR thanks to a dedicated editor, everyone got crazy and people for days started saying that all VR developers would have developed that way.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


BMW uses VR to build cars faster & cheaper, Disney uses VR for research for theme parks, get set for Ready Player One in VR, a VR survey, and the investment & funding wrapup, plus much more. THE SURVEY SAYS: PEOPLE LOVE THEIR VR DEVICE.

All the most important AR and VR news from the GDC 2018

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This is Oculus’s answer to Steam Hardware & Software Survey. The SDK offers native APIs, but also supports popular game engines like Unity and Unreal 4.

6 More Amazing Unity Assets for Orion VR


Since we’re giving away five $100 Unity/Unreal asset credits as part of our 2016 developer survey , we thought we’d share some more cool stuff you can buy with cold hard virtual cash. Don’t forget to take the survey for your chance to win Unity/Unreal credit!

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OpenSim year in review

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AllCity, which is a Brazilian social grid, did extremely well in our annual grid survey , where it scored best overall and also received top scores in the community, content and support categories. Last year was a mixed year for OpenSim grids.

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Users up, land down for holidays

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The following 12 grids were marked as suspended this month: 2nd Oakdene , Alluris Estates , Américas Worlds , CINECA GRID , Kingdom of Creation , KRRRL , Lupopas Welt , PTDE , TUIS Open Grid , UFSGrid , Unreal , and Virtual-EPI.

Grids close year with record active numbers

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Including polls and surveys. The public OpenSim grids reached a new high of active users, 35,827, an increase of more than 2,000 since this time last month. The 2016 OpenSim Community Conference was responsible for about a quarter of the increase, but many other grids also saw gains.

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6 Pinchy Projects: Sword Art Online, Planetary Genesis, 3D Art and More


Let us know in our 2016 developer survey and get the chance to win one of five $100 Unreal/Unity asset credits ( full details ). Last month, we released our Pinch Utilities Module , making it easier to create experiences based on how we naturally use our hands in the real world.

Reporting issues cause stats drop this month

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The following 11 grids were suspended this month: Bess Research , HyperWild , KoolPheller Estates , Montefiorino , Open Dream , Osirus , Regno Di Camlaan , Second World , Unreal , Virtual Final World , and Watcher’s World. Including polls and surveys.

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