Minecraft Earth Early Access Now Available In Australia, Mexico and Sweden

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After an initial launch in New Zealand and Iceland , Minecraft Earth early access is now available in Australia, Mexico and Sweden. Here are today’s countries: Australia Mexico Sweden More info on our early access plans. ? The post Minecraft Earth Early Access Now Available In Australia, Mexico and Sweden appeared first on UploadVR. The game is gradually rolling out across a few countries at a time, seemingly in smaller markets first.

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Mobile AR Game Minecraft Earth Is Now Available In The United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom joins New Zealand, Iceland , Australia, Mexico, Sweden , Canada, South Korea and the Philippines as launch countries. Death, taxes and Minecraft Earth launch countries – that’s what it feels like lately, with new launch countries for the mobile AR game popping up every few days. This time, it’s the United Kingdom’s turn to get building. Tea, crumpets – and now also Minecraft Earth! Early access has arrived in the United Kingdom. Jolly good!

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Minecraft Earth Launches In More Countries, Now Available In Canada, South Korea, Philippines

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The game, while still in early access, is now available publicly to anyone in Australia, Mexico, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, the Philippines and Iceland. The Minecraft Earth release schedule seems to be speeding up a bit – just a few days after the last batch of countries , the new AR mobile game is now available in Canada, South Korea and the Philippines. Queued up and ready to go! Today, three additional countries join the Minecraft Earth early access.

EON Reality Unveils 114-Stop World Tour for AVR Platform Launches

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The launches will begin in early February with locations in Sweden, Morocco, Italy, India, Singapore, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and Laos before spreading across six continents over the next several months. Ben Guerir Bologna Singapore SwedenBeginning in early February, EON Reality will bring its flagship program to new locations spanning six continents and dozens of languages.

More Web AR Action Emerges

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A Week in WebAR: Nike, LEGO and McDonald’s Sweden. Nike unveils virtual try-on, LEGO Harry Potter lets you open portals; And McDonald’s Sweden replaces real balloons with AR. McDonald’s Sweden Replaces Real Balloons with AR to Reduce Waste.

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Hands-On: Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs Reinvents the Franchise for Mobile, but Smartglasses Are Its Destiny

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Along with its AR development partner, Sweden-based Resolution Games, the publisher is following up Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot for the Magic Leap One with a return to its mobile roots in Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs, which arrives on the App Store for ARKit-compatible iPhones and iPads on April 29. Finland-based Rovio, one of the pioneers of mobile gaming, is now ready to break new ground in augmented reality with its Angry Birds franchise.

Moschino & H&M Harness the Power of Magic Leap One to Intro Augmented Reality to the Fashion World

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Don't Miss: I Met Magic Leap's AI Assistant Mica & Saw the Future of Augmented Reality Compared to some of the other Magic Leap One experiences, this one, developed by Stockholm, Sweden-based Warpin Media, is fairly minimalist. Magic Leap has already entered the realm of entertainment and enterprise, but on now it has blazed its way into a new augmented reality frontier: fashion.

McDonald’s Is Transforming Happy Meal Boxes Into VR Headsets

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Virtual reality with a side of fries: McDonald's Sweden is releasing Happy Meal boxes that transform into VR headsets. The post McDonald's Is Transforming Happy Meal Boxes Into VR Headsets appeared first on WIRED. Design Coca Cola Marketing mcdonalds UX/UI virtual reality VR

Here’s Every Country & Store Where Quest 2 is Officially Being Sold

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Jump to: Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United Kingdom | United States. Where to Buy Oculus Quest 2 in Sweden.

StarVR Creator Starbreeze Loses CEO, Files For Reconstruction

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The Sweden-based company today announced that it had filed for ‘reconstruction’ with the Stockholm District Court. That’s basically Sweden’s way of filing for administration. It’s not looking good for StarVR creator and VR publisher/developer, Starbreeze. In a press release, the company stated this was due to “a shortage of liquidity”, also confirming that CEO Bo Andersson was resigning from his post and the Board of Directors.

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Europe’s VR Sector Has Grown To Nearly 487 Companies

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Sweden (19) jumped ahead of Germany (15) in this round. The VR industry continues to grow, and next to the United Kingdom and France, Sweden has now caught up in terms of the number of high-performing startups across the VR industry,” said Leen Segers, cofounder and CEO of LucidWeb.

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Your Android device becomes a mini-Xbox on Sept. 15

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Project xCloud is almost here. Microsoft's long-hyped entry into the realm of cloud gaming is coming on Sept. 15, starting with Android devices. In practical terms, that means Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be able to play more than 100 games on their Android smartphones or tablets.

One Direction’s Liam Payne Stars In Live VR Concert Tomorrow

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Britain, France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium; plans for launch in South Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan are on the horizon. MelodyVR enlists the former boy band member for their first live VR concert. Liam Payne, former member of English-Irish boy band One Direction, is hosting a secret concert for a small handful of lucky fans somewhere in London, U.K.

The VR Job Hub: Resolution Games, FundamentalVR & Pimax

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Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden. Do you love your job? Do you wake up every day looking forward to leaving the house, skipping down the street saying ‘good morning Mr Magpie’ with a sunny disposition? If you’re reading VR Job Hub the opposite is more than likely and you want out.

These Are the Countries Where You Can Still Buy Quest & Rift S Direct From Oculus

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Sweden. ×. With a successful holiday season under its belt, Facebook was no doubt looking forward to resupplying its retail partners with more Oculus Quest & Rift S stock. However in a perfect storm of high demand, low supply, and on-going supply chain disruptions due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), both headsets have been largely unavailable for purchase.

Disney Puts Augmented Reality Star Destroyers over International Landmarks

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On Friday , Disney again deployed AR to ignite Star Wars hype by updating the Find the Force app to include an experience that positions First Order Star Destroyers over some of the biggest International landmarks around the globe—including France, Sweden, Japan and the United States. Gamla Stan | Sweden | 59.325,18.071. In a galaxy not so far from Central Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Eiffel Tower, Star Wars comes to life through augmented reality.

Watch: Cook-Out Is Basically Overcooked On Quest & Rift

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The trailer starts off with showing three prominent Swedish chefs, including, amazingly, the winner of MasterChef Sweden 2020, in a hectic real-life kitchen before briefly switching to some gameplay. Resolution Games released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming cooperative VR game ‘ Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale ‘, coming to Oculus Quest and Rift platforms.

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These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand.

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with four, Australia with three, and Singapore, Spain and Sweden with two each. These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand Innovation Today See the U.S. entries on the Lions Innovation shortlist at Cannes The Cannes Lions festival announced the Lions Innovation shortlist Wednesday, recognizing branded projects around the world that use data and technology in creative ways to bring game-changing products to life. There are 35 entries shortlisted. The U.S.

Apex Construct Sells 100,000 Units, Half Sold After Quest Launch

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The Sweden-based VR studio confirmed the news on Twitter this week. Fast Travel Games is celebrating selling 100,000 copies of its debut VR game, Apex Construct. Apex Construct launched in early 2018, but the tweet confirms that 50% of copies were sold in its second year on the market. Apex Construct was a launch title on Oculus Quest, which launched in May 2019. It would certainly seem like Quest is the driving force behind that metric, then.

Watch Budget Cuts’ First Gameplay Clip In Over Two Years

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Yes, it really has been over two years since we last got a proper look at Budget Cuts, the debut VR game from Sweden-based Neat Corporation. But, after a very long silence, new footage has appeared today, with much more to come. The team’s Joachim Holmér recently posted the below gameplay clip on YouTube.

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First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One

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Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot, was developed by Finnish game developer, Rovio Entertainment , in collaboration with Resolution Games , a Sweden-based game developer focused on VR and AR entertainment. One mobile gaming’s most prolific franchises arrives on the Magic Leap One this fall.

This AR X-Ray Could Revolutionize Modern Medicine

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ProjectDR was first introduced last November at the Virtual Reality Software and Technology Symposium in Gothenburg, Sweden. University of Alberta’s uses AR technology to project a patient’s internal anatomy onto their body in real-time. Ever press a flashlight up against the palm of your hand and watch the innards illuminate? Now imagine a machine that did pretty much the same thing, only 1000x more accurately.

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Report: Acer Could Sell or Disband StarVR Soon

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Sweden-based game company Starbreeze, which currently owns a 33 percent interest in StarVR, says in a recent announcement that stakeholders will meet next month “to decide whether StarVR Corporation should cease to be a public company.” StarVR Corporation, an Acer and Starbreeze partnership behind the wide field of view (FOV) VR headset StarVR One , could be on the ropes after its delisting from the Taipei stock exchange earlier this month.

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Bait!, Angry Birds AR Dev Resolution Games Raises $7.5 Million

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Previous investors also contributed to the recent round, which brings the Sweden-based developer’s total funding to $13.5 It’s more good news for Resolution Games, the VR and AR developer co-founded by Candy Crush Saga creator Tommy Palm. The company today announced that it has raised $7.5 million in a series B round of investment led by MizMaa Ventures with participation from GP Bullhound, Fly Forever and Unity founder David Helgason.

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McDonald's Is Making Happy Meal Boxes That Transform into VR Headsets

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Before you go running out to your local McDonald's to pick up a Happy Meal for your "little brother," you should know that the promotion is only running at 14 locations in Sweden, on the. Another day, another company hopping on the virtual reality bandwagon. Today, it's fast food behemoth McDonald's, which is testing limited edition Happy Meal boxes that you can turn into a VR headset by punching out a couple holes and tearing along a few perforated seams.

Dirac to Debut Its Latest 3D Audio Solution at MWC 2019 Next Week

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Dirac Research , the Sweden-based company specializing in digital sound optimization solutions, today announced they’re showing off the latest version of its Dirac 3D Audio at Mobile World Congress (MWC) next week. With its high-end 3D audio solution the company is admittedly appealing primarily to discerning mobile manufacturers in a rapidly approaching reality of 5G ahead of us, although Dirac 3D Audio is also targeting PC headphone makers and VR/AR headset manufacturers too.

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Adorable Puzzle Adventure ‘Ghost Giant’ Coming Exclusively to PSVR

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To create Ghost Giant, Zoink has teamed up with Sweden-based writer Sara Bergmark Elfgren , whose work ranges from novels to graphic novels to screenplays. Ghost Giant is an upcoming puzzle adventure that has a lot of heart, as it you, the Ghost Giant, keeps a lonely kid named Louis company on his adventures through the picturesque town of Sancourt.

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Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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UK and European residents have (mostly) been able to order Oculus Go directly through the Oculus website since it launched early last month, with the company delivering to many countries in the EU and Schengen Zone including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

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Pico Unveils Neo 2 Standalone Headset with Integrated Eye-tracking

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Tobii, the Sweden-based eye-tracking firm, says its integrated eye-tracking in the Neo 2 Eye allows for both improved graphics and longer battery life thanks to its dynamic foveated rendering, which is said to increase framerates “by up to 66% and reduces shading loads by up to 72%.” Pico Interactive, the company behind a number of enterprise-focused standalone VR headsets, unveiled their newest line of Neo 2 headsets, one of which includes integrated eye-tracking from Tobii.

Oculus Introduces $299 Go for Business Bundle

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Currently, the bundle is scheduled to release in the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Facebook’s affordable standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, is looking to finally make the platform a mainstream hit with consumers. But it appears Go forms a big part of the Oculus for Business strategy, too.

Oculus Announces $300 Commercial ‘Go for Business’ Bundle, Pre-orders Now Available

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The company is currently only shipping to the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Oculus Go, the company’s recently launched standalone VR headset, is already on store shelves starting at $200 for the 32 GB version. And just like the company’s previous Rift for Business announced last year, now it’s Go’s turn for the commercial treatment.

Fast Travel Games Raises $2.1 Million For VR Game From Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Design Director

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The studio itself is based in Stockholm, Sweden. Back in June 2016 we reported on the formation of a new VR studio by the name of Fast Travel Games. The team was formed of developers with experience in popular gaming series such as Mirror’s Edge and Angry Birds. A year on, at the team is announcing that it’s raised some $2.1 million in a Series A funding round.

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PSVR Exclusive Puzzler Statik Gets Release Date

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This promising new puzzle game from Sweden-based developer Tarsier Studios was announced just ahead of E3 2016 last June, and we’ve kept an eye on it ever since. Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) looks set to kick things up a notch next month, as anticipated new games finally arrive for the platform. One such title is Statik.

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Facebook Expects Coronavirus Will Have “additional impact” on Oculus Quest Availability

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Sweden. After being backordered by weeks in many regions, Oculus Quest is now “unavailable” from Oculus in 17 out of 23 regions where the unit is sold, including the United States, Canada, and much of Europe. Facebook says the Coronavirus outbreak is to blame.

NVIDIA Shows ‘Project Holodeck’, a Collaborative VR Viewer for High Quality CAD Models

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Christian von Koenigsegg, founder of Swedish high-performance car manufacturer Koenigsegg, was speaking live from a VR headset in Sweden, and gave a virtual tour of his Regera hypercar, along with a few of his employees.

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Check Out 11 Minutes Of Apex Construct On Oculus Quest

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Last month I took a trip to see the Fast Travel team in Stockholm, Sweden. Apex Construct, Fast Travel Games’ VR debut, is heading to the Oculus Quest standalone headset this year. Along with the likes of Superhot VR, The Climb and more, it’s a port that promises to bring the full PC VR experience over to mobile hardware. Is that even possible? Well, see for yourself.

Pre-orders for TPCast Wireless VR Add-on Now Available in Europe

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TPCast pre-orders are available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK. TPCast, the wireless streaming device that lets HTC Vive owners play VR games cable-free, is now available for pre-order in most of continental Europe starting at €349 (or the regional equivalent).

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