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Oculus VR News | July 17, 2019

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

Facebook Reportedly Signs Deal to Bring Ubisoft AAA Franchises to Oculus

July 10, 2019 |

Oculus-parent company Facebook has reportedly signed an exclusive deal to bring two popular AAA franchises to the Oculus platform. According to The Information, Facebook struck a deal with Ubisoft for the IP rights to bring VR versions of the Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s … Read More

Oculus Summer Sale 2019 Brings Big Savings to Rift and Go Titles

July 2, 2019 |

Oculus has announced that its annual Summer Sales event is officially underway, which offers big savings and discounts across a wide range of VR titles for both the Rift platform and Oculus Go headset now through July 7th. However, it … Read More

Oculus Connect 6 Developer Conference Set for Sept. 25th-26th

June 20, 2019 |

It’s time to mark your calendars, as Oculus has announced the dates for its sixth annual developer conference, Oculus Connect, that will take place on September 25th-26th and returning to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA.

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Oculus Sold $5 Million in Quest Content in First Two Weeks of Launch

June 12, 2019 |

Early indicators seem to suggest the recent launch of that the Oculus Quest is a hit with consumers, with reports of the new standalone headset selling out across major retail stores. And, although Oculus has not yet released any official … Read More

Oculus Quest Selling Out Across Multiple Retailers, After One Week

May 30, 2019 |

Oculus’ new standalone virtual reality headset, the Oculus Quest, appears to be a big hit among consumers after initial reports indicate that the Quest headset has sold out across a number of U.S. retailers just one week after its launch … Read More

Oculus Quest and Rift S Headsets Now Shipping, starting at $399

May 21, 2019 |

Today marks a huge day for the team at Oculus, as the company is finally launching two of its highly-anticipated VR headsets, the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S, which are both now available to purchase and shipping out to … Read More

YouTube VR will be Available for Oculus Quest at Launch

May 16, 2019 |

Oculus has announced that Google is bringing its popular YouTube VR app to the highly-anticipated Oculus Quest standalone headset, which is set to release this Tuesday, May 21st.

The dedicated YouTube VR app, first launched back in late 2016, and … Read More

Hugo Barra Steps Down as Head of Oculus for New Facebook AR/VR Role

May 10, 2019 |

It appears that Oculus’ parent-company Facebook is shaking up the leadership at the top of its VR division. Hugo Barra, who has led the Oculus team since 2017, announced that he is stepping down as the head of Oculus to take … Read More

Rift / Vive Gap Continues to Close in May Steam Hardware Survey

May 7, 2019 |

The results of the latest data from Valve’s monthly Steam Hardware Survey has revealed that although the Oculus Rift still maintains its lead over the HTC Vive in overall market share, the gap between these two competing high-end PC VR … Read More

Oculus Quest Enterprise Edition Brings ‘All-In-One’ VR Solution to Businesses

May 2, 2019 |

During F8 2019 this week Oculus’-parent company Facebook announced that the company is launching an enterprise edition of the Oculus Quest, as part of its newly revamped Oculus for Business program.

The new Oculus for Business will expand the initiative … Read More