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Oculus VR News | September 19, 2017

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Steam Survey Shows Oculus Rift Gaining Market Share Over HTC Vive

September 5, 2017 |

As Oculus officially ends its Summer of Rift promotion sale after an eight-week run, it appears the company’s decision to slash the price of the Rift+Touch bundle down to $399 has paid off with reports indicating a significant boost in … Read More

Oculus’ $399 Summer Sale of Rift and Touch Bundle Ends September 4th

September 1, 2017 |

Oculus’ biggest summer sales event of the year is coming close to an end as the Oculus Rift and Touch bundle officially will go back up from $399 to its standard retail price of $499 when it’s all over at … Read More

Facebook’s Head of Marketing Rebecca Van Dyck Joins Oculus as New CMO

August 31, 2017 |

Today, it was revealed that Facebook’s Head of Consumer Marketing, Rebecca Van Dyck, has now been appointed to lead the marketing efforts at Oculus, as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). She will take over the role of Elizabeth … Read More

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Wants to Know: Should He Buy HTC’s Vive?

August 26, 2017 |

Oculus founder and Rift creator, Palmer Luckey, took to the internet yesterday to ask the VR community whether he should purchase HTC’s Vive—and not just the headset, but the entire business.

According to a recent Bloomberg report, HTC is rumored to be … Read More

Facebook Now Lets You Capture 360° Photos from its Mobile App

August 24, 2017 |

Oculus’ parent company Facebook has been a big supporter of 360-degree photos and videos on its platform for more than a year now, allowing users a unique way to share an immersive view of their world with their friends and … Read More

Samsung is Releasing a New Gear VR for the Galaxy Note 8

August 23, 2017 |

Samsung has revealed that a new iteration of its Oculus-powered Gear VR headset is on the way to launch alongside its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8.

According to Samsung, the new Gear VR headset is pretty much the … Read More

Oculus Patent Reveals New Details for its Pair of Augmented Reality Glasses

August 20, 2017 |

A patent application filed by Facebook’s Oculus has revealed new details into some of the technical breakthroughs that the company is working on to develop its highly-anticipated pair of augmented reality (AR) glasses for the masses.

According to Oculus’ patent … Read More

Oculus Introduces ‘Free to Try’ Promo Feature with Defense Grid 2

August 17, 2017 |

Last week, Oculus announced that the highly popular tower defense title Defense Grid 2, developed by Hidden Path Entertainment, is the first game to receive the newly rolled out ‘Free to Try’ feature in the Oculus Store for both the … Read More