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.
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.
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.
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.
HTC will begin selling both a standalone Vive Cosmos Elite headset and External Tracking Faceplate in April. The headset alone will cost $549 while the standalone faceplate is priced at $199.
HTC announced today that pre-orders are now open for the recently unveiled Vive Cosmos Elite virtual reality headset. The device will start shipping on March 18 for $899 with a tracking faceplate.
Valve's much-anticipated index VR headset will begin shipping late June, with preorders starting tomorrow. $499 is the price just for the headset, without the new controllers and base stations.
Valve's very-own Index VR headset will be available for preorders starting May 1, with a launch date set for June 15. It will feature open-back headphones, with more details to be revealed next month.
Valve today revealed its very own VR headset with a tease. It's called the Index and will supposedly be available for purchase in May later this year. It will also feature physical IPD adjustment.
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.
HP is readying its next-generation Windows Mixed Reality headset, codenamed 'Copper'. The device will sport a design similar to the Oculus Rift and come with higher resolution 2160x2160 displays.
Ofcom has revealed some research which shows which devices are on the rise and declining in the UK. It showed that smart speakers have started catching on quite quickly as opposed to VR.
HTC's Vive Focus is finally making its way to western markets, after debuting in Asia almost a year ago. The company didn't offer specifics on retailers, but it should be available soon.
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.
Nearly eight months after it was originally shown off at CES 2018, the wireless adapter for Vive and Vive Pro VR headsets will become available for pre-order next month but it won't be cheap.
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.
After announcing its Oculus Go standalone VR headset late last year, the firm has now made it available for purchase. The headset will start at $199 for the 32GB model and $249 for 64GB.
Oculus Rift users haven't had the best start to the year, first off Nvidia released a driver that caused a 'blackscreen' bug and then it got soft-bricked due to an expired certificate in the software.
There is nothing wrong with your computer. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. Oculus have failed to control the transmission by letting a certificate expire, as discovered by some unhappy users.
Virtual reality continues to be a big draw these days, with many companies jumping into the arena. 4K is the new buzzword, but Chinese company Pimax Kickstarted an 8K headset, which is now delayed.
HTC already has one of the best VR headsets available at the moment, but that isn't stopping it from raising the stakes a bit. A new tease makes it look like the unit will get upgraded resolution.
Lost in the announcement of the HTC Focus headset was the fact that HTC and Google have nixed previously announced plans to bring the Google Daydream VR headset to the United States and Europe.
HTC has just announced its new wireless VR headset, the Vive Focus. The new device does away with the cumbersome cables found on its other model and looks to offer a robust experience.
Sony announced in a blog post today that an updated PlayStation VR headset will launch this month in Japan, which features a new cable management system among several other features.
With the reveal of the Daydream View, Google's October 4 event will leave few surprises, since the Pixel 2 phones, pricing and specs were also revealed earlier today, just like the Daydream View.
If you were looking for quite a deal on the Samsung Gear VR, chances are you won't want to pass this promotion up. The Gear VR 2016 model is now priced at $33.99 The deal is for a limited time.
Valve has announced an update to its SteamVR Tracking technology, improving its base stations. SteamVR Tracking 2.0 supports more than two base stations and promises to be cheaper, quieter and more.
The 1.15 software update for the Oculus Rift has officially brought with it room-scale VR support out of beta. Rift owners with three sensors will now be able to use room-scale VR out of the box.
Oculus has announced version 1.2 of Oculus Rooms, Events, and Facebook livestreaming for the Samsung Gear VR headset. It has also introduced Oculus Voice for both the Gear VR and Rift.
Oculus has dropped the price of its Rift headset bundle by including the Touch controller as part of its standard set for $599 while the headset with Xbox controller can now be had for $499.
Ten million Google Cardboard VR headsets have been shipped since its launch in 2014. Not a bad number for a dirt cheap alternative to some of the more luxurious VR headsets currently out there.
Holding true to its word, Valve has unleashed the first developer release of SteamVR for Linux with limited support for Nvidia and AMD graphics hardware in conjunction with the HTC Vive VR headset.
Facebook has decided to pull nearly 200 Oculus Rift demo kiosks from Best Buy locations amid reports of lackluster performance. The reason did not have to do with the sales performance of headset.
Although there have been various rumors that a new VR headset could be arriving from HTC, the company has shot down all speculation, stating that a "Vive 2" will not be making its debut at CES 2017.
Virtual reality selfies the next hit? Snapchat is reported to be developing an augmented reality headset as the company searches for contract manufactures and start-up companies.
Teasing a low price point and premium quality of its upcoming VR headset, Xiaomi has unveiled the 'Mi VR Play', which appears to be a competitor to the Google Cardboad headset.
Xiaomi might be planning to launch a VR headset of its own, as it has sent out a teaser with August 1 as the date. A Weibo account dedicated to the company's VR efforts has also been discovered.
Zeiss has debuted a new VR headset at E3 2016, the VR One Plus. The headset is a follow up to their 2014 offering, and can now accommodate larger smartphone, with screen sizes up to 5.5-inches.
Oculus has told many of its customers who pre-ordered the $599 Rift VR headset that their shipments have been delayed by up to two months, while new orders of the headset won't ship until August.