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Oculus VR News | September 25, 2022

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WEARVR Launches $10K Competition to Remaster Rift DK1 and DK2 Content

January 18, 2018 |

Have you ever wanted to go back and enjoy some of the groundbreaking games and experiences that were originally on the Oculus Rift DK1 and DK2 headsets, but were never made for the consumer version of the Rift? Well, now … Read More

Oculus Announces Open-Source Release of Rift DK2 Headset

October 10, 2017 |

On the eve prior to Oculus’ fourth-annual developer conference (OC4), the company announced that it has officially made the plans for the Rift Development Kit (DK2) headset open-source. Now, under an open-source license, anyone can go ahead and download the … Read More

The Oculus Rift DK2 is Now Officially Sold Out

October 24, 2015 |

If you’ve recently been tempted to buy an Oculus Rift Development Kit (DK2) to hold you over as you patiently wait for the highly-anticipated consumer version of the Rift to be released early next year, you now have another reason to … Read More

Oculus Working Quickly to Bring Rift Support to Windows 10

July 30, 2015 |

Were you planning to upgrade to Microsoft’s brand new Windows 10 operating system? Well, if you happen to be an Oculus Rift user, you may want to consider holding off a bit before making the big switch.

According to an … Read More

Oculus VR Suspends DK2 Sales in China due to ‘Extreme’ Reselling

July 6, 2014 |

Oculus VR has confirmed that sales of its Oculus Rift DK2 headset have been suspended in China due to “extreme reseller purchases.”

In a post published on Reddit, a Chinese customer expressed “disappointment” at Oculus for canceling its Oculus Rift … Read More

Oculus Begins Shipping DK2 this Month to Developers

July 2, 2014 |

If you pre-ordered the highly anticipated Oculus Rift Development Kit (DK2) back in March we have great news! Oculus has officially confirmed that the first batch of DK2s have left the manufacturing facility and are currently on their way to distribution … Read More

Oculus Rift Dev Kit Sales Surpasses 85,000 Units

April 20, 2014 |

While there has been some initial controversy following the Facebook buyout of Oculus last month for $2 billion, the sales numbers of the Oculus Rift development kit continue to rise. Earlier this week, Oculus VR has told TechCrunch that they have … Read More

Palmer Luckey Explains Why Oculus Joined Facebook and the Future of VR

April 15, 2014 |

Last month the unexpected announcement of Facebook acquiring Oculus VR for $2 billion sent shock waves throughout the gaming community. Early supporters of the Oculus Rift that initially funded the project on Kickstarter were among the many that expressed their … Read More

Oculus Rift DK2 Headset Ready for Pre-Order, Ships in July

March 19, 2014 |

Within hours after Sony unveiled their own virtual reality headset prototype, codenamed Project Morpheus, Oculus VR did not hesitate to announce that their new and improved second-generation Oculus Rift development kit, simply referred to as “DK2″—is now available for pre-order … Read More

Oculus Rift Production Stalls Due to Component Shortage

February 20, 2014 |

According to an Oculus community manager on Reddit, there’s a shortage in the Oculus Rift developer kits (DK1) because some of the headset’s components are no longer being manufactured.

“Certain components used in the Oculus Rift developer kit are no longer … Read More