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New Oculus Store update breaks HTC Vive compatibility project

New Oculus Store update breaks HTC Vive compatibility project Roughly a month ago, we covered the Revive project, which aimed to allow the HTC Vive to run titles reserved to the Oculus Store.Only games published on the Oculus Store that use the Oculus Platform SDK are affected.

Steam survey suggests VR adoption has skidded to a halt

Steam survey suggests VR adoption has skidded to a halt 8%, Oculus Rift 30.22%, Oculus Rift DK2 9.

Oculus Rift and Pumking and Warlock - Beeps and Beers

Oculus Rift and Pumking and Warlock - Beeps and Beers Having recently gotten a rather beefy now PC around with a GTX 1080 at the heart of it all, I wanted to try and push the system in a variety of ways.One of those ways was through the Oculus Rift.

Nearly half the Oculus Rift kiosks in Best Buy stores are going bye-bye

Nearly half the Oculus Rift kiosks in Best Buy stores are going bye-bye Just under half of the Oculus Rift demo kiosks in Best Buy stores across the U.Apparently, it wasn’t uncommon for Best Buy employees “to go days without giving a single demonstration,” the website said.

Facebook closing nearly half its Oculus kiosks in Best Buy stores

Facebook closing nearly half its Oculus kiosks in Best Buy stores Last year, Facebook announced it would push Oculus Rift demo kits in 500 Best Buy stores around the nation.” “We’re making some seasonal changes and prioritizing demos at hundreds of Best Buy locations in larger markets,” Oculus spokesperson Andrea Schubert said.

Oculus Rift replacement accessories are finally available in its online store

Oculus Rift replacement accessories are finally available in its online store If you accidentally broke your Oculus Rift remote control, or need a new “facial interface,” for your Rift headset, now you fan finally do something about it.Alongside additional sensors and replacement headphones, the Oculus store is now selling replacement accessories including new cables, remotes, and face pads, according to RoadtoVR.

The Oculus Rift unofficially supports modern MacOS machines via a new app

The Oculus Rift unofficially supports modern MacOS machines via a new app Developer Cindori released a MacOS app called VR Desktop for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.11 or higher that is viewed specifically through the Oculus Rift Development Kit v2.

Adventurous gamers can climb Mount Everest in the Oculus Rift via ‘Everest VR’

Adventurous gamers can climb Mount Everest in the Oculus Rift via ‘Everest VR’ Adventurous PC gamers wanting to scale Mount Everest but don’t have the resources and/or strength to reach its 29,029-foot peak can now reach its summit through the Oculus Rift in Everest VR.” More: The Oculus Rift unofficially supports modern MacOS machines via a new app In addition to serving up Everest VR on the Oculus Rift, the studio is also releasing a huge, free update across all platforms.

Oculus Rift: Common problems and how to fix them

Oculus Rift: Common problems and how to fix them The Oculus Rift is an easy-to-use, virtual reality option with an exciting lineup of games, offering a diverse mix of gameplay experiences that make the case for VR being more than a mere fad.With the addition of its Oculus Touch controllers, the line between reality and video games has only grown blurrier, and more and more “traditional” developers — Insomniac Games, Slightly Mad Studios, Crytek, etc.

Tilt Brush hits the Oculus Store with a subtle redesign for Touch controllers

Tilt Brush hits the Oculus Store with a subtle redesign for Touch controllers Starting on Tuesday, Google’s Tilt Brush is available on the Oculus Rift, with full support for the Touch controllers.The new version of Tilt Brush for the Oculus Rift features some design changes intended to take advantage of the Touch controllers and their particular strengths.

March (price-cutting) madness: Facebook slashes $200 off its Oculus Rift bundle

March (price-cutting) madness: Facebook slashes $200 off its Oculus Rift bundle Now HTC is facing a very immediate threat: A drastic price reduction of the Oculus Rift.On their own, the Oculus Rift headset now costs $499, the Touch controller pair costs $99, and the Oculus Sensor sells for $59.

The Oculus Rift on MacOS isn’t exactly dead, but it’s not on the roadmap either

The Oculus Rift on MacOS isn’t exactly dead, but it’s not on the roadmap either Support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on MacOS isn’t dead but it’s not arriving anytime in the near future, either.It’s not something that’s currently on the roadmap for — I can even say — the next six months,” Mitchell said.

Visit the International Space Station with your Oculus Rift in ‘Mission: ISS’

Visit the International Space Station with your Oculus Rift in ‘Mission: ISS’ Recreating the International Space Station in “painstaking detail,” Mission: ISS offers a mixture of educational content and interactive experiences inspired by the work of real-world astronauts.More: ‘Job Simulator’ turns ‘Overwatch’ into an all-out office supply war Oculus additionally revealed plans to provide high school students in the United States with access to Mission: ISS.

Arsetto Corsa adds native Vive and OSVR support with OpenVR

Arsetto Corsa adds native Vive and OSVR support with OpenVR Racing simulator Arsetto Corsa can now be played on the HTC Vive and OSVR headsets.Utilizing the open-source OpenVR platform, it now offers native support for those two consumer-grade headsets, alongside the existing support for the Oculus Rift.

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey leaving Facebook in wake of court fight

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey leaving Facebook in wake of court fight We’re thankful for everything he did for Oculus and VR, and we wish him all the best.” More: These 12 Oculus Rift games are the best way to experience virtual reality Luckey sold Oculus to Facebook three years ago for $3 billion, and stayed on at Facebook to work on core VR technology.

‘Batman: Arkham VR’ expands to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift later this month

‘Batman: Arkham VR’ expands to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift later this month You either die on PlayStation VR, or you live long enough to see your game come to other platforms.Luckily for prospective Batman: Arkham VR fans, they won’t have to wait much longer.

‘SuperHot,’ ‘Wilson’s Heart,’ and ‘The Unspoken’ are free in Nvidia VR bundle

‘SuperHot,’ ‘Wilson’s Heart,’ and ‘The Unspoken’ are free in Nvidia VR bundle When you buy an Oculus Rift headset and Oculus Touch controllers alongside an Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti, 1070 or 1060, you get three games for free.All games are compatible with the Oculus Rift and offer a great introduction to virtual reality gaming for new buyers.