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Oculus VR News | December 11, 2018

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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 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 Addresses Persistent Room-Scale Tracking Issues, Promises Fix

February 15, 2017 |

Earlier this month, Oculus released its 1.11 update in an effort to improve the platform’s ‘experimental’ room-scale tracking performance with multi-sensor setups. However, following the update, some users are now experiencing more problems with tracking, as reported by Road to VR.

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Oculus Not Guilty of Stealing Trade Secrets, but Ordered to Pay $500 Million in ZeniMax Lawsuit

February 1, 2017 |

In the legal battle between ZeniMax Media vs. Oculus VR, a Dallas, Texas jury came to a verdict on Wednesday and found Oculus did not misapproate trade secrets related to ZeniMax’s VR technology.

However, the jury did find that Oculus … Read More

Palmer Luckey Testifies in Court: ‘I Didn’t Take Confidential Code’

January 19, 2017 |

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey—who has remained out of the public spotlight since the revelation that he had funded a polarized political campaign came to light—emerged in a Dallas federal courtroom yesterday to testify against the $2 billion lawsuit brought against … Read More

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe Steps Down, Will Now Lead PC VR Group

December 13, 2016 |

In a surprising announcement, Brendan Iribe, who co-founded Oculus with Palmer Luckey in 2012, has confirmed today that he will be stepping down from his top leadership role as CEO of Oculus to head up the new PC VR division … Read More

Oculus Lowers Minimum Specs for Rift, reveals ‘Asynchronous Spacewarp’

October 7, 2016 |

During the Oculus Connect 3 developer conference, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe announced a new, lower minimum PC spec requirement for using the Oculus Rift headset, a move which will likely allow a much wider audience to experience PC-based VR at … Read More

Oculus Responds Against ZeniMax’s Latest Lawsuit Allegations

August 22, 2016 |

The lawsuit bought by game publisher ZeniMax Media against Oculus and its parent company Facebook doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. ZeniMax first filed their suit in May 2014 after Oculus was acquired by Facebook, but has since … Read More

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe Hints Touch Controllers Will Ship ‘In Volume Q4

July 13, 2016 |

Yesterday, it was officially announced that Oculus finally caught up to fulfilling all pre-orders for its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. The company also noted its long-awaited Touch controllers still wouldn’t ship until later this year, however they did confirm to … Read More