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Oculus VR News | August 18, 2018

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Oculus Rift Support Added to HTC’s Viveport Store and Subscription Service

August 16, 2018 |

In an interesting move, HTC announced today that Oculus Rift support will be coming to its Viveport app store, giving users official access to content built for both competing high-end virtual reality headsets.

According to the announcement, developers can now … Read More

Oculus Go Launch Partners Receive Go-Shaped Trophies

August 10, 2018 |

Oculus is once again showing its appreciation to developers who have supported early on the launch of the company’s new VR hardware for its platform.

Earlier this week, a little more than four months after the Oculus Go launched, developers … Read More

Oculus Connect 5 Registration Now Open, First 18 Tech Talks Revealed

August 1, 2018 |

The fifth annual Oculus Connect developer conference, OC5, is set to take place September 26th-27th in San Jose, California at the McEnery Convention Center. For those planning to attend OC5, Oculus has announced that registration for its big event is now … Read More

Retro-Inspired VR Game ‘Pixel Ripped 1989’ Now Available on Oculus Store

July 31, 2018 |

The retro-inspired VR adventure game, Pixel Ripped 1989, has been one of the most long-awaited and highly anticipated indie VR titles in development since the early days of the Oculus DK2 when it was originally just a demo called ‘Pixel … Read More

Rift SI Version 1.29 Now Rolling Out to Oculus Public Test Channel

July 25, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that the latest Rift SI version 1.29 has started rolling to its Public Test channel, bringing some new performance improvements and features to Oculus Home and the Dash interface ahead of the full public release.

As part … Read More

Oculus Partners with the Special Olympics to Support More Inclusion

July 23, 2018 |

Oculus announced recently that it partnered with the Special Olympics this year to support more inclusive communities, as the company continues its ongoing commitment and effort to bring people together in VR, regardless of physical distance or ability to enable … Read More

Oculus Announces Rift+Touch ‘Marvel Powers United VR’ Bundle for $399

July 20, 2018 |

Oculus has announced ahead of the launch of its upcoming exclusive title, Marvel Powers United VR, a new Rift bundle which adds a free copy of the superhero adventure game for $399, the same price you would pay for an … Read More

Oculus Begins Shipping $299 Oculus Go Business Bundle

July 18, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that it is beginning to sell its standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, directly to business users as a dedicated bundle. The Oculus Go business bundle is available now for $299 and is shipping to all supported countries … Read More

Amazon Prime Day Offers $50 Off Oculus Rift and Touch Controller Bundle

July 16, 2018 |

It’s Amazon Prime Day and if you’re looking to a great deal on an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, then today is a perfect time to get your hands on one at a discounted price and use the extra savings … Read More

Facebook Spends More than $88M This Year to Expand Oculus’ Seattle VR HQs

July 13, 2018 |

Oculus’ parent-company Facebook continues to grow its VR operations further in and around the Seattle area. According to a recent analysis report by real estate source BuildZoom estimates that Facebook has spent over $88 million on Oculus-related permits so far … Read More