Facebook today announced a new virtual reality app for the Oculus Quest 2 that allows you to meet with your colleagues in a virtual setup through a customized avatar or by calling in.
Vodafone has published a new report which states that the UK manufacturing industry could get a £6.3 billion boost if it introduces productivity-boosting 5G technology into its operations.
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.
As previously hinted, Microsoft has announced financing plans for HoloLens 2 Development Edition in the United States. The 0% interest options go as low as $97.22/month for a three-year plan.
Microsoft Mesh is a new platform that aims to revolutionalize mixed reality by bringing real-time virtual collaboration across multiple devices. The Mesh app is now available in preview on HoloLens.
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.
Google has decided to stop active development on its virtual reality program Tilt Brush. It has made the source code publicly available on GitHub so that the community can continue working on it.
Mozilla has released a big update to its Hubs virtual reality communication tool that improves the experience on desktop and mobile. The new UI will arrive for Hubs Cloud customers on March 25th.
Apple is apparently preparing to launch its first VR headset sometime next year, but it will be a niche product with a high price tag. It's also expected to have better performance than the Apple M1.
Valve CEO and co-founder Gabe Newell has confirmed that multiple projects are currently in development at the studio that are awaiting announcements. These may be standard or VR games.
The promised virtual reality support for Tetris Effect: Connected has finally arrived to the Microsoft Store PC version. The immersive mode includes support for the multiplayer matches too.
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.
A new Warhammer title has been announced by Carbon Studio. Titled Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall, the game will be a VR exclusive. It is scheduled to launch at some point in 2021.
This week, there is a bunch of news to go around regarding Flight Simulator deliverables, including information on the closed beta for VR, the publicly available SDK, the Partnership series, and more.
Google announced today that its Daydream VR platform is no longer supported. The VR software's mobile app will also stop functioning properly for many smartphones that run Android 11.
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.
IDC has revealed that virtual reality headsets could grow by more than 40% in 2021 after a decline in 2020. The maturation of the technology will help its appeals among end-users and businesses.
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.
Mojang announced today that the PlayStation 4 version of Minecraft is finally gaining virtual reality support, letting players use their PS VR setups to experience the game in a new fashion.
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.
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.
Samsung is officially ending the release of updates for the Gear 360 app, developed for the Gear 360 camera. That does not mean, though, that the app will lose support for existing Galaxy smartphones.
The development team behind L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files, Video Games Deluxe, is currently preparing a new virtual reality game for Rockstar Games. It will be a AAA open-world title.
Mozilla has published the first public release of Firefox Reality to the Microsoft Store. It comes several months after the browser was added to the Microsoft Store in an experimental fashion.
Valve has delivered an extensive suite of modding tools to Half-Life: Alyx, letting the community make new levels, models, and more. A native Linux version of the hit VR title is now available too.
Apple today confirmed that it has acquired NextVR, a provider of virtual reality events such as sports, music and entertainment. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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.
As announced by Valve today, the company will be ending support for macOS on its virtual reality platform. Meanwhile, other platforms - Windows and Linux - continue to receive support on SteamVR.
Apple is said to be in the process of acquiring virtual reality company NextVR for around $100 million. Based in California, the firm provides VR platform for viewing music and sports events.
Valve's new full-fledged VR experience, Half-Life: Alyx, is now out and available on Steam, letting everyone jump back into City 17 for a brand new storyline set before the events of Half-Life 2.
Half-Life: Alyx is releasing early next week, and now Valve has opened the floodgates for pre-loading the highly-anticipated VR title. The download comes in at 48GB and is available now on Steam.
Half-Life: Alyx has received three new gameplay videos straight from Valve, showcasing gunplay, gun customizations, puzzles, VR movement options, and more. The title is releasing later this month.
Valve's upcoming virtual reality headset exclusive single-player game Half-Life: Alyx finally has a release date attached to it. The game will land on March 23, arriving as a prequel to Half-Life 2.