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Oculus VR News | July 17, 2018

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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

Oculus Rift Maintains Lead Over HTC Vive in June Steam Hardware Survey

July 3, 2018 |

The results of the monthly Steam Hardware Survey has arrived, and once again the Oculus Rift is leading in the VR headset category among Steam users that participated in the optional survey.

According to the latest Steam Hardware Survey data for … Read More

‘Oculus Home’ Social Features Now Rolling Out to Public Test Channel

June 29, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that some additional new features in the current Rift SI version 1.28 are starting to roll out to the Public Test channel, including new movement options and multiplayer functionality in Oculus Home.

Earlier this week, the release … Read More

Oculus ‘Medium’ 2.0 Update Brings Improved Performance, New Features, and Rift Core 2.0 Integration

June 28, 2018 |

Oculus has released a major new update for its VR sculpting and modeling tool, Oculus Medium, which now in version 2.0 features better performance, new artistic tool options, a newly redesigned UI, as well as the ability for users to … Read More

Judge Halves ZeniMax’s $500M Oculus Payout, Rejects to Ban Rift Sales

June 28, 2018 |

The $500 million that a Texas jury awarded ZeniMax Media in its lawsuit against Oculus and its parent company, Facebook, last year has now been reduced in half to $250 million in a new court ruling.

As reported by Bloomberg, … Read More

Oculus Rift Now Requires Windows 10 to Run New Upcoming Features

June 27, 2018 |

If you’re an Oculus Rift owner that is currently running a version of Microsoft’s operating system older than Windows 10, then it’s time to consider upgrading. This week, Oculus announced that it is updating both the minimum and recommended spec … Read More

Rift SI Version 1.28 Now Rolling Out to Oculus Public Test Channel

June 27, 2018 |

Oculus announced that the latest Rift SI version 1.28 has started rolling out to users that have opted into its Public Test channel, bringing some new features and updates to test ahead of the full public release.

This latest build … Read More

Oculus Go Now Widely Available Across Europe, UK, and Canada

June 26, 2018 |

Canadian and European residents have been able to order Oculus’ all-in-one standalone VR headset, the Oculus Go, directly through the Oculus website since it launched early last month, but the company has now announced that the Oculus Go is officially … Read More

‘Oculus TV’ Launches on Oculus Go for Watching TV in VR

June 25, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that it has officially launched its dedicated hub for watching your favorite TV programs in virtual reality on the standalone Oculus Go headset, called Oculus TV.

The company first unveiled Oculus TV last month at Facebook’s F8 developer conference, … Read More

Oculus’ New Update Adds Support for Embedded Dash Panels and Importing 3D Assets to Home

June 20, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that its latest update of the Rift software, version 1.27, has started rolling out to users on the platform, bringing a number of new and exciting features to Oculus Home.

As part of the new update, users now … Read More