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Oculus VR News | October 20, 2017

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‘Oculus Venues’ Will Let Users Watch Concerts, Sports and Live Events in VR

October 12, 2017 |

On stage at this year’s Oculus Connect 4 developers conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company is currently developing a new social space called Oculus Venues, which will allow users watch live concerts, sports, movie premieres, and other … Read More

Oculus Announces Massive Overhaul of UI and Home with Rift Core 2.0 Update

October 11, 2017 |

Oculus is giving the Rift its biggest update to date with a massive overhaul of its user interface, as part of what the company is calling Rift Core 2.0. Oculus’ head of Rift, Nate Mitchell, made the exciting announcement on … Read More

Oculus Rift and Touch Bundle Gets Permanent Price Cut to $399

October 11, 2017 |

Oculus is permanently dropping the price of its Rift and Touch bundle down to $399, following the highly successful Summer of Rift Sale that ended last month. The announcement was made on stage by Hugo Barra, Facebook’s head of VR during … Read More

Oculus ‘Santa Cruz’ Standalone Prototype Will Ship Next Year to Devs

October 11, 2017 |

During the opening keynote at Oculus Connect 4, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Oculus’ high-end standalone VR headset prototype, codenamed ‘Santa Cruz’, will finally be in the hands of developers by next year and confirmed that it will feature … Read More

Oculus Announces $199 ‘Oculus Go’ Standalone VR Headset

October 11, 2017 |

Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on stage during the Oculus Connect 4 keynote a new standalone VR headset called Oculus Go that will ship to the masses early next year and cost $199.

Oculus is strategically positioning its Go … Read More

Watch the Oculus Connect 4 Keynote Live Stream Right Here

October 11, 2017 |

Oculus is holding its fourth-annual developer’s conference (OC4) this week, and it kicks off today at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. The two-day event will offer a glimpse into what Oculus has been working on and what … Read More

Oculus Announces Open-Source Release of Rift DK2 Headset

October 10, 2017 |

On the eve prior to Oculus’ fourth-annual developer conference (OC4), the company announced that it has officially made the plans for the Rift Development Kit (DK2) headset open-source. Now, under an open-source license, anyone can go ahead and download the … Read More

Oculus Rolls Out Rift 1.19 Software Update Ahead of OC4

October 8, 2017 |

Oculus has started rolling out its latest 1.19 software update for the Rift, which brings miscellaneous stability and performance improvements to the platform ahead of this week’s OC4 event.

In the new Rift 1.19 software update, Oculus also further improves … Read More