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Oculus VR News | July 23, 2017

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Oculus Earns Three Nominations for the 2017 Emmy Awards

July 15, 2017 |

This year’s nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards were just recently announced and among the nominees were three virtual reality experiences produced by the Oculus team for Outstanding Original Interactive Program.

The nominees made by or created in collaboration … Read More

Oculus Reportedly Planning to Launch a $200 Standalone VR Headset in 2018

July 14, 2017 |

Oculus and its parent company Facebook are reportedly planning to release a new standalone virtual reality headset next year that is designed to bridge the gap between affordable headsets like the Gear VR and the high-end Oculus Rift, according to … Read More

Facebook Spaces Now Lets Oculus Rift Users Broadcast Live from VR

July 12, 2017 |

Earlier this year, Facebook launched Spaces, a social VR app for the Oculus platform that lets you and your Facebook friends hang out and interact with each other in virtual reality. Now, the company has announced that Spaces is getting … Read More

Oculus Slashes Price of Rift and Touch Bundle to $399 for Limited Time

July 10, 2017 |

If you’ve been looking to jump into virtual reality, now is a perfect time to buy. Oculus has announced that starting today for a “limited time” that the Oculus Rift headset and Touch controller bundle will cost just $399, which … Read More

Oculus Adds Support for Native Mixed Reality Capture to Rift

July 3, 2017 |

Trying to convey to others what it’s like to be totally immersed in a virtual reality experience has proven to be somewhat of a challenge to put into words, however, with the help of a green screen and an external … Read More

Oculus Rift Creator Palmer Luckey Backs Development of ReVive ‘Hack’

June 29, 2017 |

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, who left the company back in March, has apparently pledged $2,000 per month to a Patreon campaign supporting the ongoing development of ReVive, a popular homebrew application that allows VR games exclusive to the Oculus Rift … Read More

Oculus Sending Controller-Shaped Trophies to Touch Launch Partners

June 28, 2017 |

Oculus is showing its appreciation to developers who helped the Oculus Touch controllers kick off to a great start last year by sending them silver controller-shaped trophies, as reported by UploadVR.

The Touch controllers launched on December 6th, 2016 with … Read More

Oculus Announces Connect 4 Developer Conference is Oct. 11th-12th

June 22, 2017 |

Oculus has officially announced its fourth annual developer conference, Oculus Connect, will take place from October 11th-12th at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA.

Oculus Connect 4 will be a two-day event filled with an exciting … Read More