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Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

A new report published by SuperData revealed that the virtual reality industry made $1.8bn (1.44bn) in revenue in 2016, with 6.3m devices shipped throughout the course of the year. Of these units, 4.51m were Samsung Gear VR headsets, making it the most-shipped headset of 2016. Sony’s PlayStation VR came in …

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Arizona Sunshine may be "fastest-selling VR title" to date after making $1.4m in a month

Dutch studio Vertigo Games claims that its virtual reality title Arizona Sunshine is the fastest selling non-bundled PC VR title to date.” In a statement shared with Upload VR, Vertigo and co-developer Jaywalkers Interactive announced that their Oculus Rift and HTC Vive shooter made $1.4m (1.1m) in sales between its …

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More SteamVR headsets are on the way, Valve says

Following the release of Valve’s first VR headset in 2016, the company has said that more virtual reality headsets using its Lighthouse tracking tech are in the works. In reply to a question on a Reddit AMA, Valve’s Joe Ludwig outlined progress being made in licensing the firm’s SteamVR Tracking …

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Thumper adds Vive and Oculus VR support

One of the year’s most underrated titles has expanded its virtual reality support to two other systems. At launch rhythm action game Thumper supported only PlayStation VR, despite also being available on PC. The game has now been updated, however, to support VR on both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. …

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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. The research firm says thatthe hardware’s PlayStation branding led to high expectations for the tech and ‘eradicated many concerns’ about VR. …

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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? That’s the big question that still hangs over the sector, and one that SuperData has now tried to answer. As reported by Upload VR, the research specialist predicts the following install bases …

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New add-on allows HTC Vive to go wireless

Having said just moments ago that wireless ‘full VR’ was surely nearly here, it’s just been revealed that indeed it is! UploadVR reports that HTC has just now announced an expansion for its Vive headset that allows the user to ditch the wired tether to the PC. Made by TPCAST, …

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