Oculus Launches 10% Off Referral Program For Rift

Despite how far the Oculus Rift’s price has come down since launch, for many potential buyers it’s still a little too expensive to justify. If you’re an owner, you’ll often find yourself wishing that your friends had one too so you could play co-op and multiplayer VR games together. Games like Raw Data, Arizona Sunshine,…

Rec Room Could Be An Oculus Quest Launch Title, Devs Hint At Port

Rec Room, from Seattle-based ‘Against Gravity’, is one of the most popular and highly regarded social VR apps to date. It stands apart as more structured than something like VRChat thanks to predefined room types and activities, and more gaming focused than AltSpaceVR, with games ranging from paintball to a battle royale mode similar to…

‘No Man’s Sky’ Developers Poll Players On Potential VR Support

Since the game’s release in 2016, VR gamers have been asking for VR support for No Man’s Sky, the sandbox space survival game from Hello Games. The most recent hint the developers might be considering it comes from a recently posted poll to the community of players, asking what they wanted to see in future updates…

Oculus Rift’s ASW 2.0 Could Greatly Reduce Artifacts On Low-End Systems

Low framerate in VR is not just a visual annoyance, but can also cause physical discomfort and even sickness. Your graphics card failing to deliver a framerate as fast as the headset’s refresh rate can be incredibly frustrating. To help combat this problem, in late 2016 Oculus introduced Asynchronous SpaceWarp (ASW) for the Rift. When…

Oculus Go Gets Replacement Facial Interface With VR Cover

VR Cover offers custom facial interfaces for popular VR headsets such as the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets. They are designed to be more comfortable and customizable than the standard foam included with a VR headset, for users who spend long sessions in VR. Today, VR Cover opened…

Oculus Home 2.0 And Dash Exit Beta, Now Rolling Out To All Rift Owners

When the Oculus Rift launched back in mid-2016, its system software and store were criticized for the relative lack of features compared to other platforms and stores (such as Steam). In fact, the software couldn’t even be installed to any hard drive other than the system drive (nor could VR games/apps from Oculus’ store). In…

Vulkan Could Bring Oculus Go Performance and Battery Life Improvements To Quest

While gaming PCs have powerful CPUs and graphics cards drawing enormous amounts of power, in all-in-one “standalone” VR headsets like Oculus Go and the upcoming Oculus Quest, things are very different. Such headsets have very limited GPU power and run off a battery, making energy consumption an important concern. Better hardware like newer more efficient…

Vulkan Could Bring Oculus Go Performance and Battery Life Improvements To Quest

While gaming PCs have powerful CPUs and graphics cards drawing enormous amounts of power, in all-in-one “standalone” VR headsets like Oculus Go and the upcoming Oculus Quest, things are very different. Such headsets have very limited GPU power and run off a battery, making energy consumption an important concern. Better hardware like newer more efficient…