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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. On December 12th a free Oculus app will be released that will allow owners to access their entire Xbox One library. Note that this does not make the games 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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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, whichtakes place at the Renaissance Hotel in central Manchester on Wednesday, November 16th. The event will examine and celebrate the trends, opportunities and challenges facing the UK IT channel in …

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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. According to Upload VR the company is mainly staffing up its research divisions, following the announcement back at Oculus Connect that the firm has $250,000 research grants available for upcoming areas …

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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. Coming in at $199 and launching on December 6th the Oculus Touch controllers will finally allow the Rift to do room scale VR and have a more interactive input method. Pre orders for …

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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. Previously the Oculus required an Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card or better, an Intel i5-4590 CPU or better, and a minimum of 8GB of RAM. However …

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Oculus Touch controllers get £190 UK RRP

The Oculus Rift’s price advantage over rival HTC Vive has just taken a big hit. As spotted by Engadget, the upcoming Oculus Touch controllers – which are Oculus’s equivalent to the controllers included with the HTC Vive at launch – have been given a whopping 190 RRP in the UK. …

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