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Oculus Rift price cut to £399 for good

In addition to announcing a brand-new standalone VR headset in the form of the Oculus Go, Oculus also announced yet another permanent price cut for its regular Rift headset.  After its successful Summer of Rift program, where it dropped the price temporarily to £399 for six weeks, the Rift will now stay at …

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Leap Motion opens new design research studio in London

Hand tracking company Leap Motion has opened a new design reserach studio in London, the firm has announced. Heading up the studio is VR and AR filmmaker Keiichi Matsuda, who assumes the role of VP of design and global creative director.  The news comes just three months after the company revealed …

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Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality headsets will have a ‘slow start’ – IHS Markit

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced its Windows Mixed Reality headsets would start shipping in the US from October 17th alongside its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. But while the platform has some notable strengths, research firm IHS Markit predicts a "slow start" for the technology due to VR remaining a …

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Samsung’s HMD Odyssey headset to usher in Windows Mixed Reality Ultra tier for gaming

As well as announcing it had saved social VR start-up AltSpaceVR, Microsoft also announced that all Windows Mixed Reality headsets are now available for pre-order at its MR event last night – and that includes Samsung’s newly unveiled HMD Odyssey headset. Available for $499.99 on November 6th in the US, …

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HTC Vive Fallout 4 VR bundle available now

To celebrate the launch of Bethesda’s upcoming Vive exclusive, Fallout 4 VR, HTC has announced a brand-new bundle deal for its virtual reality headset. Starting from today (October 2nd), every Vive purchase will come with a redemption code for Fallout 4 VR, which releases on December 12th, effectively giving buyers …

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HTC Viveport developers to keep all profits until 2018

HTC Vive is to boost the amount of revenue share developers receive on its global Viveport store to celebrate its one-year anniversary, the company has announced. This is in addition to a swathe of new features for developers that will be rolling out very soon. From October until the end …

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Fast Travel Games raises $2.1m in Series A funding for new VR title

Fast Travel Games, the VR studio founded by ex-EA, Rovio and DICE employees, has announced it’s raised a $2.1m series A funding rounded. The funding was led by leading Nordic venture capital firm Industrifonden, with participation from Creades, Inbox Capital and existing investor Sunstone Capital. This brings the company’s total …

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