Entries in 'oculus rift' (75)

PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR tech are on track to outsell the combined sales of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to data tracker GfK’s October consumer panel survey. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 24th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Xbox One owners will very shortly be able to play their games in a virtual environment via the Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:33AM in News
Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

2016 has been the year of VR, but how many units are actually in the hands of consumers?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Tech Data to showcase HP Omen-powered Oculus Rift VR headsets at Boot Camp North

Tech Data to showcase HP Omen-powered Oculus Rift VR headsets at Boot Camp North

Tech Data will be showcasing the latest VR gaming hardware as an Expo partner at PCR Boot Camp North 2016, which takes place at the Renaissance Hotel in central ...

on Nov 8th 2016 at 12:54PM in News

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Oculus is staffing up with more than 100 open positions

VR firm Oculus is staffing up, with more than 100 positions currently open across many of its global offices.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 1:14PM in News
Oculus Touch

Oculus Touch controllers cost $199, will launch on December 6th

The Oculus Touch controllers will add a significant amount to the overall cost of Facebook’s VR system.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 7th 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift system requirements lowered thanks to new tech

The system requirements for the Oculus Rift have been lowered, making VR a little cheaper as a result.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 7th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Oculus Touch controllers get £190 UK RRP

Oculus Touch controllers get £190 UK RRP

The Oculus Rift’s price advantage over rival HTC Vive has just taken a big hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 12:03PM in News

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Oculus Touch is getting a Rift-like virtual boundary system

Oculus Touch is getting a Rift-like virtual boundary system

Oculus has plans to introduce its own take on the SteamVR Chaperone system with the next update to its pioneering Rift virtual reality holiday.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 16th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
VR headset sales have stalled

VR headset sales have stalled

Sales of virtual reality hardware has almost ground to a halt, according to a new survey.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 6th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
'We want indie retailers,' says Oculus

'We want indie retailers,' says Oculus

Oculus has vowed to support indie retailers with the upcoming launch of its VR headset.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 1st 2016 at 11:58AM in News

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What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

The reveals and announcements may not have come thick and fast at Gamescom 2016, but there were still plenty of developments coming out of the show floor.

on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of tech theft in Oculus lawsuit

Bethesda owner ZeniMax has amended its lawsuit with Oculus to include accusations of theft and deception.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2016 at 9:30AM in News
'Oculus Rift will drive gamers to physical retailers'

'Oculus Rift will drive gamers to physical retailers'

VR giant Oculus says in-store demos for its Rift headset will cause consumers to flock to the High Street.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Oculus Rift gets UK retail release date... and a price increase

Oculus Rift gets UK retail release date... and a price increase

VR pioneer Oculus Rift will become available from a range of UK retailers from September 20th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 9:03AM in News

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All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

All Oculus pre-orders shipped, four months after launch

Its Rift headset was released in March of this year, and Oculus has revealed that all pre-orders have finally been sent out to customers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Platform exclusivity is good for VR, Palmer Luckey argues

Oculus boss Palmer Luckey has argued back against those who believe that platform exclusive VR games are damaging.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Newell says VR platform exclusivity is bad news for all

Newell says VR platform exclusivity is bad news for all

Valve boss Gabe Newell has issued a rallying cry for those upset over Oculus’ perceived attempts to fence off its VR platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 4:00PM in News
Superhot VR is an Oculus exclusive for now

Superhot VR is an Oculus exclusive for now

The VR version of time-bending shooter Superhot will be an Oculus Rift exclusive, at least for the time being.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 1:26PM in News
Oculus Rift patch opens door to software piracy

Oculus Rift patch opens door to software piracy

An update that at first prevented users from playing Oculus Rift games on the HTC Vive has instead made the process easier, and even led to the possibility of Oculus ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Oculus invests $1m in VR for Good campaign

Oculus invests $1m in VR for Good campaign

Oculus is hoping to change with world with the power of VR, having launched a new initiative designed to encourage social change through virtual reality experiences.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 17th 2016 at 3:16PM in News
Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Oculus has a new chief operating officer in the form of former Fitbit COO Hans Hartmann.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 5th 2016 at 4:14PM in News
With pre-orders still unfulfilled, Oculus rolls out to US retail

With pre-orders still unfulfilled, Oculus rolls out to US retail

The Oculus Rift headset will this weekend be available to buy from retailer Best Buy in the US – despite the fact that many pre-orders remain unfulfilled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2016 at 10:55AM in News
Oculus hints at possible Vive software block

Oculus hints at possible Vive software block

The workaround that lets Oculus Rift games run on HTC Vive may be in danger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 10:42AM in News