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Oculus VR News | July 22, 2024

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Meta Releases ‘First Hand’ Demo to Showcase Hand-Tracking Capabilities

August 5, 2022 |

Meta announced this week the launch of a new demo called First Hand, designed to showcase the hand-tracking capabilities and variety of interaction models that are possible without the use of a physical controller to developers. According to Meta, the creation … Read More

Meta VR Headsets No Longer Require Facebook Account Starting Next Month

July 7, 2022 |

Meta is finally reversing course on its controversial requirement for users of its virtual reality headsets to log in with a Facebook account. Instead, users will need to create a new Meta account that the company will begin rolling out … Read More

Meta Reveals VR Headset Prototypes Designed to Achieve Visual Realism

June 22, 2022 |

Earlier this week, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showcased several new prototype head-mounted displays (HMDs) that the company is working on, which aim to advance VR display technology to the point of being indistinguishable from the real world.

During a recent … Read More

Meta Teases Project Cambria’s Color Passthrough Capabilities in New Video

May 12, 2022 |

Today, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg teased its new high-end virtual reality headset, codenamed Project Cambria, highlighting the upcoming headset’s full-color passthrough capabilities, allowing users to interact with virtual objects directly overlaid onto the physical world environment in real-time.

In a … Read More

Meta Will Reportedly Release Four New VR Headsets by 2024

May 3, 2022 |

Meta plans to release four new virtual reality headsets between now and the end of 2024, according to a report Monday by The Information.

The Information‘s report claims to have seen an internal roadmap that outlines the company’s plan to … Read More

Meta Redirects to ‘Meta Store’ Website

April 27, 2022 |

Alongside the announcement of the company’s first physical store, Meta has taken another significant step towards completely dissolving the Oculus brand.

Those visiting the website will now be redirected to a new ‘Meta Store’ website. The new site is home to … Read More

Meta to Open First Physical Store to Showcase its Hardware Product Line

April 25, 2022 |

Meta announced its plans to open its first physical retail store next month, situated on the company’s campus in Burlingame, California.

The new Meta Store will open on May 9th and will offer customers the chance to experience Meta’s entire … Read More

Meta Quest Gaming Showcase Set to Return April 20th

March 30, 2022 |

Meta announced that its second annual Meta Quest Gaming Showcase, formerly known as the Oculus Gaming Showcase, will take place on April 20th and will be filled with all the latest updates and new game announcements for the Quest platform.

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Quest Store Surpasses $1 Billion in Content Revenue, 8 Titles Over $20M

February 3, 2022 |

During Meta’s quarterly earnings call, the company revealed that users had spent more than $1 billion on VR content through the Quest store. A significant milestone since the platform launched in 2019.

While the company did not offer any specifics … Read More

Oculus Quest Rebranded to Meta Quest, and Not All Fans Are Happy

January 27, 2022 |

Well, it was only a matter of time before the beloved Oculus brand would no longer represent the future of VR. Facebook, now called Meta, has just officially taken another significant step towards phasing out the Oculus name by rebranding … Read More