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Nearly 10% of Resident Evil 7 players are PSVR users

Over 87,000 players around the world have played Resident Evil 7 in VR, Capcom has revealed. That’s according to new figures released on ResidentEvil.Net, detailing the game’s global statistics. As of January 30th, 87,196 players have opted to play Resident Evil 7 in virtual reality, making up 9.48 per cent …

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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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Fox creates new FoxNext games division

Fox Broadcasting Company has announced it’s creating a new gaming division that will oversee VR, AR and video game productions across the studio’s TV and film output. Dubbed FoxNext, the division will be headed up by Salil Mehta, who will act as president. Mehta was most recently president of content …

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SLIVER.tv signs deal with DreamHack and ESL to stream events in VR

SLIVER.tv has announced a new deal with both ESL and DreamHack that will see them stream 14 events from the organisers in virtual reality this year.  The deal will see the company offer VR streams for the following events in 2017: DreamHack Masters Vegas, DreamHack Masters (unconfirmed location), DreamHack ASTRO …

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Mark Zuckerberg denies accusations in Oculus vs ZeniMax trial

Mark Zuckerberg has provided new information in the $2bn lawsuit between ZeniMax Media and Oculus, denying accusations that Oculus stole VR technology from ZeniMax. The Facebook founder, who gave his testimony in the trial yesterday, said: We are highly confident that Oculus products are built on Oculus technology. The idea …

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Motion CaptVRe

With recent improvements to hardware and software, plus an increasing emphasis on real-time, interactive performance capture, we could be on the precipice of a golden age for motion capture technology. Jem Alexander investigates recent progressions in mo-cap technologies

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Job Simulator hits $3m in sales

VR game Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives has made over $3m in sales, developer Owlchemy Labs has announced. It’s also received over 250m YouTube views since its release on April 5th last year. It’s not yet known how many units Job Simulator has sold, but it paints a promising picture …

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HTC Viveport unveiled as world’s first VR app subscription service

HTC has announced the world’s first app subscription service for VR content. Dubbed Viveport, it will launch as a monthly subscription service in early 2017, giving customers a one-stop shop for browsing new apps and a place for developers to show off their products. HTC has yet to announce exact …

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