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Oculus VR News | January 29, 2023

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Oculus Rift Creator Palmer Luckey Backs Development of ReVive ‘Hack’

June 29, 2017 |

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, who left the company back in March, has apparently pledged $2,000 per month to a Patreon campaign supporting the ongoing development of ReVive, a popular homebrew application that allows VR games exclusive to the Oculus Rift … Read More

Oculus Removes its DRM Restriction, Vive Owners Can Play Rift Exclusives

June 24, 2016 |

In a surprising and unexpected turnaround, Oculus has reversed course on a controversial ‘platform integrity check’ DRM that prevented other VR platforms like the HTC Vive from playing Oculus games and apps without an Oculus Rift headset.

Earlier today, the … Read More

Oculus’ New DRM Actually Makes VR Piracy Easier

May 24, 2016 |

Earlier this week, Oculus rolled its 1.4 software update, which included improved “platform integrity checks” in an effort to combat against piracy to ensure that exclusive content could only be played on Oculus hardware. However, it now seems the company’s … Read More

Oculus DRM Update Kills ‘Hack’ to Play Rift Exclusives on HTC Vive

May 21, 2016 |

If you thought you could keep playing Oculus Rift-exclusive titles on other rival headsets, then think again. It seems Oculus has officially put an end to the homebrew software called Revive, which allowed HTC Vive users to play games like … Read More

Oculus Condemns Homebrew ‘Hack’ to Run Exclusive Rift Games on HTC Vive

April 14, 2016 |

Yesterday, it was reported that a homebrew software called Revive made it possible for Oculus Rift exclusives like Lucky’s Tale and Oculus DreamHack to run on HTC Vive headsets. Well, it did not take long for the team at Oculus to … Read More

Oculus Rift Exclusive Games ‘Hacked’ to Run on HTC Vive

April 13, 2016 |

With the recent launch of the Oculus Rift a few weeks ago, consumers who purchased the $599 headset have a pretty strong lineup of exclusive titles to look forward to on the Oculus platform. However, a new third-party software is about … Read More