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VR headset sales have stalled

Sales of virtual reality hardware has almost ground to a halt, according to a new survey. The study, spotted byVentureBeat, shows the number of Steam users that acquired a HTC Vive only grew 0.3 per cent in July and was flat in August. Similarly, growth from Oculus Rift’s Steam userbase …

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Wireless HTC Vive prototype could be nearly here

The first generation of VR hardware still isn’t available on the UK High Street, and already a second generation is being touted. Destructoid reports that a Bulgarian tech company called Quark VR claims to be working with Valve on a wireless version of the HTC Vive. The Vive is the …

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PlayStation Move gets a double pack re-release for VR

Six years on from its debut, PlayStation Move’s rejuvenation is now a reality with an incoming new retail rollout alongside the PlayStation VR. Eurogamer reports that a double pack is on the way, possibly with a slightly modified version of the controllers included. What the changes are remains to be …

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‘We want indie retailers,’ says Oculus

Oculus has vowed to support indie retailers with the upcoming launch of its VR headset. Speaking to MCV, the firm’s head of content Jason Rubin said Oculus is committed to supporting all retailers – not just the big ones such as GAME, Tesco and Amazon. However, he concedes, the bigger …

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HTC invests $5m in Pixar, Lucasfilm and Telltale vets’ VR studio

Vive maker HTC has invested in a start-up virtual reality developer formed by ex-members of major film and games firms. Steel Wool Studios was founded by veterans from Pixar, Lucasfilm and Telltale Games and launched its first VR titles, Quar: Battle for Gate 18, alongside the Vive back in April. …

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