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Oculus VR News | July 9, 2020

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Controller-Free Hand Tracking Now Automatically Enabled on Oculus Quest

February 6, 2020 |

Oculus’ latest 13.0 software update is rolling out to Quest headsets this week and features a number of new improvements to enhance its functionality, most notably tracking a user’s hands in virtual reality without the need of a Touch controller … Read More

Oculus Quest Sells Out Due to High-Demand, Backordered Until February

December 26, 2019 |

If you’re looking to get your hands on an Oculus Quest this holiday season you may be out of luck, as it appears that due to high-demand the popular standalone VR headset has sold out across several online retailers and … Read More

Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking Starts Rolling Out This Week

December 10, 2019 |

Oculus has announced that it is rolling out its much-anticipated hand-tracking feature for its Oculus Quest standalone virtual reality headset, starting this week.

Hand-tracking support for Quest was first announced earlier this year at Oculus Connect 6 and was initially … Read More

Oculus Link Beta Now Available, Allowing to Play Rift Games on Quest

November 18, 2019 |

Oculus has announced that the beta version of its highly-anticipated Oculus Link software is now available, which will allow Quest owners to access the entire library of the Rift titles on a VR-ready PC.

With Oculus Link, Quest owners will … Read More

Oculus Adding Hand-Tracking to Quest in Early 2020

September 25, 2019 |

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced today at Oculus Connect 6 (OC6) that the Oculus Quest standalone headset will support full hand-tracking in a software update to the Quest’s built-in camera sensors early next year, as an alternative to using … Read More

‘Oculus Link’ Allows Users to Play Rift Games on Quest Standalone Headset

September 25, 2019 |

During the OC6 opening keynote on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that a software feature called Oculus Link is coming to its standalone Quest headset, which will allow Quest owners to connect their headsets to a VR-ready gaming PC … Read More

‘Firefox Reality’ VR Web Browser Now Available for Oculus Quest

July 29, 2019 |

Firefox Reality, a cross-platform virtual reality web browser, is now available on the Oculus Quest, taking full advantage of the standalone headset’s performance and 6DoF capabilities to deliver a more compelling web browsing experience.

Firefox Reality was initially released in … Read More

Oculus Quest Will Get Go Emulation Later this Year

July 26, 2019 |

Oculus plans to boost the Oculus Quest content library by adding emulation support for Oculus Go apps later this year, according to Oculus CTO John Carmack. This will potentially bring hundreds of Oculus Go games and experiences over to the more powerful, mid-range Oculus … Read More

Oculus Platform Update Improves Tracking and Adds Venues on Quest

July 24, 2019 |

Oculus has announced a new update is rolling out across the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S, which brings several key improvements to both platforms—including a boost in controller tracking, new social features, and an improved Quest’s Guardian system.

According to … Read More

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