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Oculus VR News | April 21, 2018

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Latest news on the Oculus Rift, and other cool VR stuff!

‘OrbusVR’ is this Week’s Rift Gold Rush Event for a Chance to Win Prizes

April 21, 2018 |

Want a shot at winning some big prizes? Well, you’re in luck. Oculus’ fourth and final Rift Gold Rush event is set to take place today, in which players will have one more chance at winning some great prizes.

This … Read More

Oculus Announces New Privacy Controls to Comply with GDPR Rules

April 19, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that it will begin rolling out new changes to its privacy policy, code of conduct and terms of service ahead of the upcoming EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules, which are set to go into effect … Read More

‘Ready Player One: OASIS Beta’ Launches on Steam with Rift Support

April 17, 2018 |

If you’re a Rift owner and a fan of Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Ready Player One, you can now finally rejoice knowing that you can experience the OASIS for yourself on the Oculus Rift.

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‘Echo Arena’ is this Week’s Rift Gold Rush Event for a Chance to Win Prizes

April 13, 2018 |

Looking to be rewarded just for playing a quick game on the Rift? Well, Oculus’ third Rift Gold Rush event is coming up this weekend, in which players will have another chance to enter at winning some prizes.

Oculus has … Read More

Rift SI Version 1.25 Now Rolling Out to Oculus Public Test Channel

April 5, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that its Rift SI version 1.25 is now rolling out to its Public Test channel, which is a pre-release version of the Oculus software that users can opt-in to and test out ahead of a full public rollout to … Read More

‘Facebook Spaces’ Gets Major Upgrade with Revamped Avatar System

April 3, 2018 |

Oculus-parent company Facebook has announced that the avatar system in its social VR application, Facebook Spaces, is getting some big new changes that will allow users to have more expressive and customizable options than ever before.

According to Facebook, the … Read More

Early Rift Supporters Receive Special Edition Trophies for Oculus Home

March 31, 2018 |

Oculus has come a long way since its Kickstarter days, and the company has a lot to celebrate. So, in honor of all those in the Rift community who were there and have supported Oculus’ vision early on, the company is … Read More

Rift Two-Year Anniversary Brings Deals, New Content, Prizes and More

March 28, 2018 |

Today marks two years since Oculus launched the consumer version of the Rift virtual reality headset. To celebrate the special occasion, the company has announced that its kicking off its anniversary with new games, content updates, deep discounts, including a … Read More

Oculus Patents for Haptic VR Glove Suggests You Will Feel Virtual Objects

March 27, 2018 |

A new pair of Oculus patent applications published last week by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) shows that Oculus’ haptic VR glove technology is one step closer to becoming reality in the company’s effort to enhance the way we … Read More

Oculus Home is Getting Multiplayer and User-Generated Content Features

March 24, 2018 |

At its ‘Inside Oculus 2018’ session at GDC 2018 on Wednesday in San Francisco, Oculus revealed that a number of long-awaited social features are finally coming to Oculus Home, including the ability for users to create their own content that … Read More