Oculus's latest Passthrough API Experimental will make it possible for developers to integrate virtual reality with the real world of players. Initially, only Unity developers will get access to it.
Oculus is rolling out a new software update for Quest that lets you easily invite people to your game or app. Messenger is also gaining an improved experience along with new security options.
Facebook recently stated that it will start testing in-headset ads for the Oculus Quest. Blaston was tapped as one of the first games for the trial but the developer has now opted out due to backlash.
Facebook is rolling out in-headset ads inside its Oculus Quest virtual reality system over the coming weeks as part of an effort to help developers build their businesses and generate revenue.
Following last year's launch of the Oculus Quest 2 that can work as a standalone VR headset or while being tethered to a PC, Facebook won't replenish the PC-only Rift S in stores moving forward.
Facebook has announced that it's bringing support for multiple user accounts and app sharing in its Quest headsets, starting as experimental features in Quest 2. There are some limitations, however.
You can now send a message to your friends via Messenger if you've logged in to a Quest or Quest 2 using your Facebook account, even if they are not on the virtual reality platform.
Facebook is the subject of a new antitrust investigation in Germany, in relation to the recently-launched Oculus Quest 2 headset, due to it requiring a Facebook account to be linked.
Respawn Entertainment's upcoming virtual reality title Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond received its first multiplayer trailer today, showcasing its various game modes and revealing new details.
Facebook and Ubisoft confirmed a partnership today that sees new virtual reality entries from the Splinter Cell and Assassin's Creed franchises coming into the Oculus platforms as exclusives.
The upcoming Respawn Entertainment-developed virtual reality title, Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, is coming to both the Oculus Store and Steam. The game is releasing on December 11.
Facebook today announced the new Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset during its Connect keynote. The price starts at $299 and it comes with a higher resolution display, better controllers and more.
Facebook has seemingly jumped the gun on revealing its upcoming Quest 2 VR headset, with a series of demos surfacing online. The standalone VR headset features 50% more pixels than the Quest.
The upcoming Respawn Entertainment-developed virtual reality game Medal of Honor: Above & Beyond received a flashy new trailer today showcasing the game's three-act single-player campaign.
Facebook has rebranded the Oculus Connect conference to Facebook Connect, and has rebranded the internal Facebook Reality Labs team to signify the united effort of both its AR and VR teams.
Oculus will require everyone who uses its devices for the first time to sign in with a Facebook account beginning in October as it prepares to end support for all Oculus accounts on January 1, 2023.
Oculus has announced that hand tracking is becoming generally available for Oculus Quest users this week, and developers can submit apps that support it to the Oculus Store starting May 28.
A new report claims that that Facebook-owned Oculus is working on a newer version of the Quest VR headset that is 10-15% lighter, has a higher refresh rate, and is more palatable in size.
Facebook wants to free itself of its dependence on other platforms, so it's creating a new operating system aimed at augmented reality in order to prevent itself from being locked out of the space.
After the feature was originally announced for a 2020 release, Oculus has announced that hand tracking will be available on the Quest headset later this week, removing the need for controllers.
Facebook has announced that it has acquired Beat Games, the Prague-based studio that's responsible for the virtual reality hit rhythm game Beat Saber. Support will continue for all platforms.
After announcing the feature a couple of months ago, Oculus has now launched Oculus Link in beta. This feature lets users play Rift titles on the Oculus Quest using a single USB Type-C cable.
Respawn Entertainment is making the next Medal of Honor game, and it is a virtual reality exclusive on the Oculus Rift. The game will have single-player and multiplayer modes, and comes out next year.
During the Oculus Connect 6 event, Mark Zuckerberg announced that the standalone Oculus Quest is getting Rift-like capabilities through a software update called Oculus Link in November.
Codemasters' racing title DiRT Rally 2.0 now has virtual reality support. The feature arrived via a free update today exclusive to the PC version, available on Steam as well as the Oculus Store.
Mozilla has announced that its VR-oriented browser is now available on Oculus' latest headset, the Oculus Quest. The browser experience was built from the ground-up for virtual reality.
Ubisoft may have signed a deal with Facebook to bring its popular Splinter Cell and Assassin's Creed franchises over to Oculus virtual reality headsets according to a new report that released today.
Oculus' upcoming flagship VR headset, the Rift S, is now available for pre-order on the Microsoft Store for $399. The listing claims the successor to the two-year-old Rift will be released on May 21.
Facebook has confirmed that it is exploring technologies for an AI-enabled digital assistant that may work with its AR and VR devices including Oculus, Portal, and future products.
It appears that Oculus Rift S and Quest dev kits shipped with phrases such as "Big Brother is Watching" hidden in them. An executive has stated that the company has now fixed this problem.
Oculus today announced the Rift S, a successor to the original Oculus Rift that launched all the way back in 2016. It will be available for purchase in spring later this year for $399.
The massively popular VR rhythm game Beat Saber will be available as a launch title on Oculus' upcoming all-in-one VR headset Oculus Quest. The headset has a spring 2019 release window.
Facebook-owned Oculus has dropped the price of its Rift VR headset down to $349, making it extremely competitive against the Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets as well as HTC's Vive.
Oculus co-founder Jordan Iribe is leaving Facebook, making him the latest founder of a company acquired by the social networking giant to depart the company. The reason remains unclear, though.
Facebook wants to make its entry-level Oculus Go a more appealing device now that a higher-end model is coming, and it's doing so by bringing in more video content from YouTube and more.
At the Oculus Connect 5 event today, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg took the wraps off Oculus Quest, previously known as Project Santa Cruz. The VR headset will launch next spring for $399.
Tomorrow, Oculus will be holdings its Connect event in San Jose, California. The event will be live streamed to its Facebook page and will also be a virtual experience through its own VR app.
Oculus Rift users will now be able to purchase games and apps from HTC's Viveport Store. This will give Oculus users access to more experiences that might not be available on its own platform.
Marvel Powers United VR, a first-person co-op action game developed by Sanzaru Games, can now be pre-ordered from the Oculus Store, with Black Panther introduced as the eighth playable character.
You can now download the Oculus TV app from the Oculus Store if you already own the $199 Oculus Go headset released last month. Oculus TV offers content from Hulu, Netflix, and Showtime.