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Oculus VR News | January 19, 2017

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Oculus Issues Last Call for Amplifying New Voices 2017 Applications

January 12, 2017 |

Oculus and the Diversity in Gaming coalition have announced that Amplifying New Voices, a program that aims to inspire and hone the skills of up-and-coming developers from diverse backgrounds to make their voices heard in the games and VR/AR industry is … Read More

Oculus Defends its Position, Calls ZeniMax Lawsuit ‘Wasteful’

January 10, 2017 |

The ZeniMax Media v. Oculus VR trial is officially underway in Dallas, Texas, and Oculus is making sure its stance in defense against ZeniMax’s allegations remains perfectly clear to the public.

As a brief recap, ZeniMax alleges that the Oculus Rift … Read More

CyberPowerPC’s Oculus Ready AMD PC Costs $499 When Bundled with Rift

January 10, 2017 |

If you’ve been holding off for the right time to find a relatively low-cost PC rig that is capable of handling a high-end VR experience, then your wait is over. CyberPowerPC has officially launched a powerful, yet affordable Oculus Ready … Read More

ZeniMax Media v. Oculus VR Set to Begin Opening Statements in Trial

January 9, 2017 |

The long and ongoing legal dispute filed by ZeniMax Media against Oculus VR is set to begin starting today with jury members selected and opening statements scheduled for Tuesday, January 10th 2017, according to a report by Bloomberg.

ZeniMax first … Read More

Oculus Partners with BBC Earth to Bring the Natural World to VR

January 7, 2017 |

Oculus and BBC Earth, the world’s leading natural history producer, have announced a joint partnership that will bring three new exciting virtual reality experiences to the Oculus Rift and Gear VR starting in January and will be available to download for … Read More

Audeze and JBL Unveil Premium VR Headphones for Oculus Rift

January 5, 2017 |

The role of audio is crucial for creating a truly immersive and persuasive VR experience, and companies are finally starting to understand its value. Announced at CES 2017, two new headphone solutions were unveiled promising to deliver a superior VR … Read More

Samsung Confirms More than 5 Million Gear VR Headsets Sold Worldwide

January 4, 2017 |

Today at CES 2017, Samsung Electronics America chief Tim Baxter announced during the company’s press event that they have sold more than 5 million Gear VR headsets, which are powered by Oculus to consumers around the world, reports VentureBeat.

The figure … Read More

KwikVR Add-On Promises Wireless Solution for the Oculus Rift Headset

January 2, 2017 |

Could we see a wireless version of the Oculus Rift sooner than we think? Well, Atlanta-based company, Scalable Graphics says they promises to make that happen with their own wireless add-on kit called, KwikVR—slated to debut at CES 2017 in … Read More