Sony has quietly announced that it is planning to offer official PlayStation VR2 support on PC, which could mean owners of the headsets will be able to play their SteamVR games soon.
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Owners of Apple Vision Pro have taken to the U.S. streets, occasionally wearing the headset in weird or even dangerous situations, such as in Tesla cars with Autopilot self-driving feature engaged.
Apple announced more than 600 new apps will be available when the Vision Pro is released on February 2. The headset features a 3D interface that can be accessed through eye tracking and gestures.
Deep Silver has announced Metro Awakening, a brand-new prequel entry to Metro 2033 coming to PC VR, Meta Quest, and PSVR this year. Series author Glukhovsky is involved in the development as well.
The price of the Meta Quest 2 VR headset is now permanently set at $249.99, but the future of VR gaming looks dim after a major VR-only game developer announced it is closing its doors.
When Microsoft announced Windows 10, it also unveiled its HoloLens and the accompanying Holographic platform, later renamed Windows Mixed Reality. Today, Microsoft has announced its death.
Meta has officially kicked off pre-orders for its latest generation VR and AR headset: The Meta Quest 3. The hardware features the new Snapdragon XR2 Gen 2 to boast major performance boosts.
Meta has announced a range of updates that it's making to avatars across its ecosystem. Notably, you can now use your avatar as a filter while you have video calls on Messenger and Instagram.
Valve has released SteamVR 1.26 with automatic controller rebinding. It said that this will smooth game releases and lighten the work that game developers need to do to make their games work well.
A new monthly subscription called Meta Quest+ is now available for Meta Quest VR headset users. The VR subscription service will give access to two new titles for a fee of $7.99 per month.
Meta announced that kids aged 10 years and above will be able to use Quest VR headsets and play their favorite games. However, it will require parents to set up a managed account for their preteens.
The research firm IDC says that the Sony PSVR2 headset for the PlayStation 4 console has only sold 270,000 units worldwide since it launched in late February for the price of $549.99.
Apple's heavily rumoured Mixed-Reality headset has reportedly been demoed to it's top 100 executives in the Steve Jobs Theater within the past week in a 'key milestone' for the company.
IDC has forecasted that VR and AR headsets will experience lower growth in 2023 than previously expected. Through 2027, however, the sector is expected to see 32.6% growth each year.
Ofcom is planning to unlock more mmWave bands to help improve mobile data speeds in congested areas. It will also help networks handle upcoming, data-heavy technologies such as virtual reality.
US senators have shared their concerns about opening access of young adults to Meta's virtual reality space Horizon Worlds, which puts them at risk of potential harm and privacy issues.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has officially dropped its lawsuit against Meta's acquisition of VR fitness company Within, in the first major loss for FTC commissioner Lina Khan.
Another major update has hit Hello Games' space exploration and survival game No Man's Sky, and this one is bringing virtual reality improvements, PSVR2 support, more ship slots, and more.
A U.S. court has declined a request to halt Meta's acquisition of VR fitness company Within, dealing a major blow to the FTC. It's unclear if the regulator will continue the fight in other avenues.
Samsung's first “extended reality” headset is "not too far away", but the company offered little info on its plans for the new wearable devices, which will have a Qualcomm chipset and Google software.
Following disappointing pre-order figures for its expensive PlayStation VR2 headset, Sony has reportedly cut initial shipment forecasts by almost 50%. The new hardware costs more than a PS5.
Legendary game developer John Carmack (Doom, Wolfenstein 3D, Quake) has resigned from his role of "Consulting CTO" at Meta. The former executive was leading the Oculus VR team at the company.
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that mass shipments of the company's first AR/VR headset could be delayed to the second half of 2023. This is reportedly due to software-related issues.
Apple is looking to hire more people to help it with its VR and AR headset ambitions. It comes at a time when economic conditions are tough and companies are looking to layoff staff, not hire more.
The upcoming virtual reality headset for PlayStation 5 consoles now have a price and a release date attached to it. 11 new games heading in for the PSVR 2 platform were also revealed today.
Researchers at MIT have developed a fascinating machine learning model that leverages sound to accurately map an environment and also determine the acoustics of the room at different locations.
Microsoft and Meta have announced a partnership that will see the cloud game streaming platform, Xbox Cloud Gaming, arrive to the Meta Quest Store, offering its suite of Xbox games to Quest users.
Meta today unveiled its latest all-in-one virtual reality headset, one that's focused on the enterprise market. The Meta Quest Pro has more powerful hardware, mixed reality support, and much more.
The upcoming revision of Sony's PlayStation Virtual Reality gaming headset will not be compatible with the current generation of games. Owners will have to retain their old hardware to play them.
Meta has announced the official date for the annual company event called Meta Connect. The one-day event will be on October 11 where the company plans to disclose new products and upcoming features.
At IFA 2022 in Berlin, Meta and Qualcomm have signed an agreement. Qualcomm already makes custom silicon for Meta's VR headsets and will continue to do so for the future Quest lineup of devices.
Apple is reportedly going to use OLEDoS displays supplied by LG Display for its rumored mixed reality headsets. Both Samsung and LG are also currently working on OLEDoS and LEDoS technologies.
Meta has responded to the FTC's lawsuit against its acquisition of VR fitness studio Within in strong words, saying that the regulator's claims are based on speculation and ideology, not evidence.
The Sony PSVR 2 headset's integrated front-facing cameras will be used for 'See-Through' view, Cinematic Mode, and more. Gamers will be able to 3D map game areas and avoid potential hazards.
The Meta Quest 2 standalone virtual reality headset is soon receiving a major price hike. Both the 128 GB and 256 GB versions, refurbished units, as well as accessories are seeing the increases.
Meta virtual reality headset owners soon won't have to be linked to a Facebook account when using their hardware. Meta accounts and Meta Horizon profiles are replacing the old system.
Apple's board of directors have been shown an in-development mixed-reality headset which suggests the firm could be getting closer to publicly unveiling the device later this year or in 2023.
As part of the v40 software update, Meta is testing End-to-End Encryption in Quest VR Messenger app, and has rolled out features such as Mono Audio, sound level balancing, and even App Unlock.
Researchers have developed "Mouth Haptics" using ultrasonic transducers which can deliver experiences that are felt with the mouth. The system could unlock new sensations such as kissing and licking.
During the Meta Quest Gaming Showcase today, Innersloth and Schell Games gave another look at Among Us VR. Aside from new gameplay, the title now has a holiday 2022 launch window attached to it.