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Oculus VR News | December 11, 2018

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Oculus is Now Fully Part of Facebook Technologies

November 20, 2018 |

It was only a matter of time, but Oculus VR LLC has now officially been fully absorbed by its parent-company Facebook and is no longer the legal entity that it was when it first started back in 2012.

Now, Oculus … Read More

Oculus Referral Program Offers Free Store Credit and 10% Off Rift or Go

November 15, 2018 |

With the holiday season approaching, sharing the world of virtual reality with friends and family makes everything better, and with Oculus’ new referral incentive program, it’s now even more enticing to invite others to purchase an Oculus Rift or Go.

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Oculus Reportedly Planning Modest ‘Rift S’ Upgrade for 2019

November 1, 2018 |

Last week, it was reported that Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe is leaving the company in part due to Facebook supposedly deciding to cancel the next-generation version of the Rift. Now, a new report by TechCrunch suggests the company is planning to release … Read More

Oculus Go Can Now Screen Cast VR Sessions to Other Devices

October 24, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that its long-awaited casting feature for the Oculus Go is rolling out as a beta to everyone across the platform starting this week.

With casting support available through the Oculus mobile app, users of Oculus Go can … Read More

Oculus Reconfirms ‘Future Version of the Rift’ is Still in the Works

October 23, 2018 |

Oculus has reaffirmed that it is still working on a next-generation version of the Rift despite an initial report from TechCrunch suggesting the cancellation of the so-called ‘Rift 2’ was the reason behind the sudden departure of Oculus co-founder and … Read More

Oculus co-Founder and Former CEO Brendan Iribe Leaves Company

October 22, 2018 |

Oculus co-founder and former CEO Brendan Iribe, has announced that he will be parting ways with parent-company Facebook. Iribe had previously stepped down as Oculus CEO in 2016 to focus on leading its PC VR division.

Iribe revealed that he … Read More

Oculus Medium Annual Halloween Pumpkin Sculpting Contest

October 17, 2018 |

It’s almost time for Halloween, and to help to get you into the festive spirit Oculus is holding its annual pumpkin sculpting contest in Oculus Medium.

This year, the Oculus Medium team is introducing two categories to the contest, allowing … Read More

Asynchronous Spacewarp 2.0 Will Help VR Run Dramatically Better on Rift

October 13, 2018 |

Back in late 2016, Oculus introduced a new technology called, Asynchronous Spacewarp (ASW), which is designed to ensure an improved virtual reality experience without dropped framerates or judder through the use of frame-smoothing techniques on lower-end hardware.

Essentially, Asynchronous Spacewarp … Read More

Oculus Rolls Out Major Core Software Update to All Rift Owners

October 11, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that its new system software for the Rift, previously known as Rift Core 2.0, is officially out of beta and is now rolling out to all Rift owners across the entire platform.

The latest version of the … Read More

Oculus Connect 5 Developer Session Videos Now Online – Part 2

October 1, 2018 |

Last week Oculus’ biggest annual event of the year, Oculus Connect 5, took place in San Jose, California, where developers and VR creators from around the world gather together to explore new ideas, learn about breakthrough VR technological advancements, and … Read More