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Oculus Rift System Requirements Updated to Four USB Ports

December 18, 2015 |

With the consumer release of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset set to launch in the first quarter of 2016, Oculus seems to still be in the process of ironing out some of the final recommended system requirements for its consumer Rift headset.

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Palmer Luckey Confirms Oculus Rift Supports Room-Scale VR

December 14, 2015 |

It’s no surprise that the idea for “room-scale” VR appeals to many people who want to feel they are not just limited to seated or standing experiences. Being able to physically roam does offer a unique sense of freedom, however, … Read More

‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Will Come Bundled with Oculus Rift Pre-Orders

December 10, 2015 |

Oculus and CCP Games, the developers of EVE: Valkyrie, announced the exciting news that all pre-orders of the upcoming consumer Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will come bundled with a free copy of the game at launch in early 2016.

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Palmer Luckey Confirms No Consumer Rift Pre-Orders in 2015

December 8, 2015 |

With the new year coming close to the end, many VR fans are wondering if Oculus will be announcing pre-orders for the consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will finally be made available.

In a recent post on Twitter, … Read More

Palmer Luckey to Make a ‘Special Announcement’ at The Game Awards on Dec. 3rd

November 30, 2015 |

At this week’s Game Awards 2015 on Thursday, December 3rd, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is scheduled to attend the event and make a “special announcement.”

The reveal was posted by Game Awards producer and host Geoff Keighley via Twitter today, which has many VR … Read More

Analysts Predict 5 Million Oculus Rift Headsets to Be Sold in 2016

October 12, 2015 |

There are a lot of high expectations riding on virtual reality becoming the next big thing. As the industry continues to grow over time, many are speculating how far the market will go as consumer VR begins to gain more … Read More

Oculus Rift Support for Xbox One Not Coming Anytime Soon

September 26, 2015 |

Ever since the Oculus and Microsoft partnership was announced at Oculus VR’s pre-E3 press conference in June, many have speculated if the partnership would extend to bring Oculus Rift support to Xbox One.

Now, although both companies appear to be growing … Read More

Oculus Will Offer First Public Demos of Consumer Rift at PAX 2015

August 25, 2015 |

The PAX Prime 2015 gaming festival is taking place this weekend in Seattle, and Oculus will be there to showcase its consumer version of the Oculus Rift for attendees to experience hands-on for the first time.

Up until now, only members … Read More

Oculus Rift is an Open Platform, ‘Not a Closed One’, says Luckey

July 13, 2015 |

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey took to Reddit to address concerns from the community regarding claims that the company is taking steps towards designing the Oculus Rift to be a closed ecosystem.

The issue was raised when a thread on Reddit … Read More

Microsoft confirms ‘Oculus Rift will Not Natively Work on Xbox One’

July 11, 2015 |

Recently, there’s been some speculation following last month’s E3 announcement revealing the new Oculus partnership with Microsoft.

Earlier this week, rumors began to surface that the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset would work natively with Xbox One. Microsoft has now officially responded to the recent … Read More