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Oculus VR News | June 26, 2017

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Oculus Announces 2017 Creators Lab Participants and Advisory Board

June 15, 2017 |

Oculus has kicked off its 2017 Creators Lab Summit by announcing the selected participants for this year’s program. As part of the Oculus VR for Good initiative, the Creators Lab aims to bring new voices to the field of virtual … Read More

Oculus, Intel and ESL Team Up to Bring Virtual Reality to eSports

June 13, 2017 |

At E3 2017, Intel announced a partnership with Oculus and the ESL to launch the VR Challenger League, an eSports competition dedicated to competitive virtual reality gaming—featuring Oculus Rift titles Insomniac’s The Unspoken and Ready At Dawn Studios’ Echo Arena.

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Oculus Rift Platformer ‘Lucky’s Tale’ Heading to Xbox One X in New Sequel

June 11, 2017 |

In a surprise move, Lucky’s Tale, the delightful platforming adventure game that was designed exclusively for the Oculus Rift, is heading to Microsoft’s new Xbox One X in a brand-new sequel titled Super Lucky’s Tale, as revealed on-stage at Microsoft’s … Read More

Oculus Brings Rift to 90 California Public Libraries for Free Access to VR

June 8, 2017 |

Oculus has announced that it will donate 100 Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets and Oculus-Ready PCs in 90 different libraries throughout the state of California as part of a new pilot program.

The program will roll out over the next … Read More

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey’s New Startup Is Developing Advanced Border Surveillance Technology

June 5, 2017 |

It’s been over two months since Oculus founder and Rift creator Palmer Luckey left parent-company Facebook. Now, it’s revealed that Luckey’s new venture is a startup company focused on developing advanced surveillance technology that could be used along the U.S. … Read More

Oculus Adds Chromecast Support for the Gear VR

June 1, 2017 |

Oculus has announced that it is adding Google Chromecast support to the Samsung Gear VR headset, which makes it easier for users to share their virtual reality experience inside the Gear VR with friends by streaming it to a TV.

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Nearly Every New Rift Owner Has Bought Touch Controllers, says Oculus

May 30, 2017 |

Back in March, Oculus made an aggressive move to its pricing strategy when it lowered the cost of both the Rift headset and Touch motion controllers in an effort to increase mainstream adoption of its hardware, which new data recently shared … Read More

Oculus’ First Employee Chris Dycus Leaves the Company

May 25, 2017 |

Chris Dycus, a hardware engineer at Oculus, announced in a recent Facebook post that he will no longer be with the company. This is particularly significant because Dycus was actually the very first employee outside of the founders to help … Read More