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Oculus VR News | August 26, 2016

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‘Minecraft’ for the Oculus Rift is Finally Available Now

August 15, 2016 |

Today, Microsoft and Mojang announced the highly-popular game franchise, Minecraft, is now finally available for the Oculus Rift. The game was previously released for Samsung’s Gear VR back in April, and a number of unofficial mods, such as Minecrift have … Read More

Oculus PC SDK 1.7 is Now Available to Developers

August 13, 2016 |

As Oculus gets closer towards the highly-anticipated release of its Touch motion controllers, the company is ensuring that its platform is up-to-date and ready to support its upcoming new hardware in the latest version of the Oculus PC software development kit (SDK)—version 1.7.0, … Read More

New Gear VR Pre-Orders Now Available

August 12, 2016 |

The latest iteration of the consumer Gear VR, which was unveiled at Samsung’s Unpacked event alongside the Galaxy Note 7 earlier this month, is now available to pre-order on Amazon, Best Buy, and directly from the Samsung priced at $99.

The … Read More

Oculus and Getty Images Partner to Bring 360-degree Photos of the Rio Olympics

August 10, 2016 |

With the 2016 Summer Olympics officially underway in Rio de Janerio, a new partnership between Oculus and Getty Images will now allow fans from around the world to immerse themselves into the action from the comfort of their home with … Read More

Oculus Connect 3 Registration Now Open, starting $199 for Early Bird Pass

August 5, 2016 |

For those planning to attend this year’s third annual developer conference, Oculus Connect 3, registration for the big event is currently underway. OC3 registration officially opened earlier this week, as Oculus prepares to deliver one of its highly-anticipated events of the year … Read More

New Gear VR Headset Features USB-C Support and Wider Field of View

August 2, 2016 |

Today, during Samsung’s Unpacked 2016 event the company announced its newest version of their Gear VR headset, powered by Oculus.

The new headset is designed to support Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone the Galaxy Note 7, which uses the new USB Type-C … Read More

‘Minecraft’ Oculus Rift Support Coming in Next Few Weeks

July 28, 2016 |

While Minecraft is already available for the Gear VR, Oculus Rift owners can now soon expect to jump into the fun! With the one-year anniversary of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition upon us, the long-awaited promise for Oculus Rift support is finally on … Read More

‘Second Life’ Ends Oculus Rift Support

July 27, 2016 |

Back in 2014, Linden Lab released a patch introducing VR support for its popular massively multiplayer online (MMO) experience Second Life. However, it appears the studio has now decided to no longer offer support for the Oculus Rift.

According to recent … Read More