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Oculus VR News | September 19, 2017

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Oculus 1.18 Software Update Rolls Out, Includes ‘Demo Mode’ Option

September 9, 2017 |

Oculus has started rolling out its latest 1.18 software update for the Rift, which features a new Demo Mode as well as other improvements to its mixed reality capture functionality.

In the new Rift 1.18 software update, Oculus’ new Demo … Read More

Steam Survey Shows Oculus Rift Gaining Market Share Over HTC Vive

September 5, 2017 |

As Oculus officially ends its Summer of Rift promotion sale after an eight-week run, it appears the company’s decision to slash the price of the Rift+Touch bundle down to $399 has paid off with reports indicating a significant boost in … Read More

Oculus’ $399 Summer Sale of Rift and Touch Bundle Ends September 4th

September 1, 2017 |

Oculus’ biggest summer sales event of the year is coming close to an end as the Oculus Rift and Touch bundle officially will go back up from $399 to its standard retail price of $499 when it’s all over at … Read More

Oculus is Extending $399 Summer Sale of Rift and Touch Bundle

August 12, 2017 |

For those still looking to jump into high-end VR, you’re in luck, because Oculus has confirmed that it is extending its $399 promotional sale of the Oculus Rift and Touch controller bundle a few more weeks.

This major price cut … Read More

Firefox Update Brings WebVR Support to Oculus Rift and Vive Owners

August 8, 2017 |

Mozilla has been working on virtual reality for quite some time, with support for the Oculus Rift in its experimental Firefox nightly builds since 2015. Now, with the latest release of Mozilla’s Firefox browser, Firefox 55, it is easier than … Read More

Oculus 1.17 Software Update Rolls Out to All Rift Owners

August 6, 2017 |

Oculus’ latest Rift 1.17 software update is officially out of the Public Test Channel and is now rolling out to all Rift owners across the Oculus platform.

In the new Rift 1.17 software update, Oculus adds support for launching Rift-compatible games … Read More

Oculus Rolls Out Parties for Rift to Improve the Social VR Experience

July 29, 2017 |

Oculus has announced that it started rolling out a long-awaited new feature called ‘Parties’ to its Public Test Channel for the Rift. This new feature for Rift owners will currently support up to four people to better connect and communicate … Read More

Oculus 1.17 Update Lets You Launch SteamVR Apps from Oculus Home

July 26, 2017 |

Oculus has announced the pre-release of its 1.17 software update for the Oculus Rift is available now on its Public Test Channel. The new 1.17 update aims to make it simple and easy for you to manage, view and launch … Read More

Oculus and Disney Announce ‘Marvel Powers United VR’ for the Rift

July 16, 2017 |

During this weekend’s D23 Expo, Oculus and Disney announced a partnership to create an exclusive virtual reality title for the Oculus Rift based on Marvel’s superheroes.

The game is called Marvel Powers United VR, and will feature a complete roster … Read More

Oculus Rift and Touch Controller Bundle Gets Permanent Price Drop to $499

July 15, 2017 |

Earlier this week, Oculus announced a temporary price cut of its Oculus Rift headset and Touch controller bundle for just $399 as part of the company’s ‘Sumer of Rift’ sales event. However, now the company revealed that once the sale … Read More