All Oculus Rift News

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Virtual reality is a trend that is here to stay, believes Timm Lutter from the Bitkom branch of industry.
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Have a HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, and dream of the day you can wonder around a virtual world without being tethered to a machine? Then you’ll want to check out the Rivvr from Sixa. An accessory for the PC ...
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Update: In addition to sprucing up our whole article for timeliness, we’ve added word of HTC’s Vive Tracker, introduced at CES 2017, which is capable of transforming practically any household object into a VR controller. Read on to find out ...
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HTC’s Vive is virtual streets ahead of the Oculus Rift in terms of how well it’s selling, at least according to the outspoken Tim Sweeney, co-founder of Epic Games. Sweeney was interviewed by Glixel, and while criticizing Oculus for not ...
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HTC’s Vive is virtual streets in advance of the Oculus Rift in phrases of ways properly it’s selling, as a minimum consistent.
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So you want to get into VR gaming with the PC – from scratch – but don’t want to pay too much? Then a new offer from CyberPowerPC gets you a VR-capable computer plus Oculus Rift headset for just a ...
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Oculus released a software update to its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset this week that blocks the use of Revive, a third-party app that allowed for the porting of exclusive Rift VR titles to the rival HTC Vive headset.
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If you were thinking about hooking up an Oculus Rift to your Mac, you’ll have to sit tight for a while – and probably replace your computer altogether. Palmer Luckey, co-founder and mind behind the incoming virtual reality headset, had ...
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Palmer Luckey Interview Palmer Luckey is going to have a big year. The Oculus Rift is about to launch its first consumer version in a few weeks and today, he and Xbox Chief Phil Spencer announced that one of the ...
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Google is working on a VR headset, and while you may think you already knew that, you’re only partially right. The company is said to be working on two headsets, including a completely standalone viewer that doesn’t require tethering to ...
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Oculus VR announced today that pre-orders for a series of PC bundles designed for its VR headset will begin February 16, to make sure your rig is 100% Rift-ready the easy way. The bundles will include “Oculus Ready” PCs from ...
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Recent hires suggest Google could be making moves towards getting into VR hardware. Road to VR reports on a crop of Google job openings looking for engineers, managers, and designers with experience in virtual reality, including a freshly-posted application for ...
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If you plan to play games for Oculus Rift Linux you can already take your mind off it.
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This week, the Oculus Rift pricing was finally revealed, after years of speculation and hopeful estimates. A million op-eds have been written. The word “ballpark” has been said repeatedly. Basically, the issue is this: it’s really bloody expensive. Eye-wateringly so, ...
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If you’re eagerly waiting for your Oculus Rift after preordering it this week, it should come packed looking like the picture above, but the headset itself might be a little different. Oculus said there are still changes being made to ...
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The Oculus Rift announced its launch price a few days ago to the disappointment of some with its high price. But if you’re looking to pick up the virtual reality headset at a slight discount the VR company has teamed ...
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Oculus Connect 2 hands on Update: Oculus has finally announced the price of its Rift headset. Pre-orders are open now and you can purchase the long-awaited VR headset for yourself at the tune of $599/£499/AU$649 – before tax and shipping ...
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Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift are now live and the price has finally been revealed, but Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is already fielding questions about what comes next. In a Reddit AMA that covered a range of topics from pricing ...
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If you’ve been champing at the bit waiting to buy your very own Oculus Rift, now is your chance: the pre-order page is live and you get a taste of next-generation virtual reality for $599/£499/$649 – that’s before tax and ...
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Update: Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey has confirmed that anyone who pre-orders the Rift will get priority on the Touch controllers when they launch later in the year. “When you preorder Rift, you also reserve your spot for Touch preorders,” ...
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We’re only a few hours into CES 2016 and virtual reality has already stolen the show. Not only did HTC reveal its overhauled Vive headset, but Oculus announced that Rift pre-orders will go live on January 6 and some early ...
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Ever since the Oculus Rift Kickstarter went live in August 2012 we’ve been waiting for the day when consumers would be able to order their very own, finished version of the virtual reality headset. And now that day is here. ...
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While the release date of the Oculus Rift eludes us still, we can rest easy knowing there will be something to play as soon as the virtual reality set winds up in our hands, (or rather, on our heads.) Made ...
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There’s still a lot we don’t know about the launch of the Oculus Rift – the exact release date, the price – but we now know that pre-orders will come with a copy of EVE: Valkyrie bundled in the box. ...
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Were you an early backer for the Oculus Rift? Did you see the potential in virtual reality? If so, Oculus VR wants to thank you with a free headset. Ahead of pre-orders going live on January 6, Oculus has announced ...
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Oculus promises pre-orders are coming very soon
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While Facebook’s sizable portfolio contains some major names – be it photo sharing service Instagram or messaging giant WhatsApp – the social media corporation likes to keep a hands-off approach with its acquisitions. That couldn’t be further from the case ...
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While Facebook’s sizable portfolio contains some major assets – be it photo-sharing service Instagram or messaging giant WhatsApp – the social media firm likes to keep a hands-off approach with its acquisitions. That couldn’t be further from the case today, ...
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You might expect one of the co-founders of Oculus to say that the future of VR is going to be Oculus Rift or the recently released Oculus Touch controllers. And yet, talking to Jack McCauley, one of Oculus’s co-founders, that’s ...
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GDC 2016 Update: GDC 2016 is one week away – and the show is shaping up to be one of the best in recent memory. Recently, Sony announced that it would host a five-hour PlayStation VR demo on Tuesday, March ...