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Oculus VR News | April 21, 2018

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Rift SI Version 1.25 Now Rolling Out to Oculus Public Test Channel

April 5, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that its Rift SI version 1.25 is now rolling out to its Public Test channel, which is a pre-release version of the Oculus software that users can opt-in to and test out ahead of a full public rollout to … Read More

‘Facebook Spaces’ Gets Major Upgrade with Revamped Avatar System

April 3, 2018 |

Oculus-parent company Facebook has announced that the avatar system in its social VR application, Facebook Spaces, is getting some big new changes that will allow users to have more expressive and customizable options than ever before.

According to Facebook, the … Read More

Early Rift Supporters Receive Special Edition Trophies for Oculus Home

March 31, 2018 |

Oculus has come a long way since its Kickstarter days, and the company has a lot to celebrate. So, in honor of all those in the Rift community who were there and have supported Oculus’ vision early on, the company is … Read More

Rift Two-Year Anniversary Brings Deals, New Content, Prizes and More

March 28, 2018 |

Today marks two years since Oculus launched the consumer version of the Rift virtual reality headset. To celebrate the special occasion, the company has announced that its kicking off its anniversary with new games, content updates, deep discounts, including a … Read More

Oculus Patents for Haptic VR Glove Suggests You Will Feel Virtual Objects

March 27, 2018 |

A new pair of Oculus patent applications published last week by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) shows that Oculus’ haptic VR glove technology is one step closer to becoming reality in the company’s effort to enhance the way we … Read More

Oculus Home is Getting Multiplayer and User-Generated Content Features

March 24, 2018 |

At its ‘Inside Oculus 2018’ session at GDC 2018 on Wednesday in San Francisco, Oculus revealed that a number of long-awaited social features are finally coming to Oculus Home, including the ability for users to create their own content that … Read More

Oculus Go Will Support 72Hz Mode and Use Fixed Foveated Rendering

March 22, 2018 |

During Oculus’ headline session at GDC 2018 in San Francisco, the company revealed that its upcoming standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, will support a refresh rate of up to 72Hz and will make use of Fixed Foveated Rendering for improved performance.

Unlike the … Read More

Oculus Opens Applications for VR for Good’s 2018 Creators Lab Program

March 20, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that applications are open for its VR for Good Creators Lab program, now in its third year in a row, in an effort to bring together content creators and nonprofit organizations to produce meaningful immersive experiences that leverage … Read More