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Has Oculus Link let the Quest completely replace the Rift S?

With Link and Facebook's forthcoming software update, Quest owners will soon have access to Rift S titles.

Oculus shows off the Rift S, plans to phase out its original VR headset

Oculus plans to phase out its flagship Rift VR headset for its newly created Rift S. The Rift S made its debut this week at the 2019 Game Developers Conference and is expected to be released in spring 2019.The post Oculus shows off the Rift S, plans to phase out its original VR headset appeared first on Digital Trends.

Oculus shows off the Rift S, plans to phase out its original VR headset

Oculus plans to phase out its flagship Rift VR headset for its newly created Rift S. The Rift S made its debut this week at the 2019 Game Developers Conference and is expected to be released in spring 2019.The post Oculus shows off the Rift S, plans to phase out its original VR headset appeared first on Digital Trends.

Oculus VR could upgrade the Rift with a new display in 2019

Oculus could be set to release a new version of its Rift headset in 2019, but it will be more of a modest upgrade than a true sequel. The Rift S, as its purportedly called, will have a new display, and inside-out tracking.The post Oculus VR could upgrade the Rift with a new display in 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.

Oculus Quest vs. Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift has been available for two year, and the Oculus Quest will be available near the start of the next, but which one is best for you? That depends on the power of your gaming PC.The post Oculus Quest vs. Oculus Rift appeared first on Digital Trends.

The Oculus Quest’s competitor isn’t Rift or Vive. It’s the Nintendo Switch

While Oculus is optimistic that its standalone Quest VR headset will deliver a quality experience, the headset was designed on a mobile chipset. That means its less of a Rift replacement and more like the VR equivalent of Nintendo’s Switch.The post The Oculus Quest’s competitor isn’t Rift or Vive. It’s the Nintendo Switch appeared first on Digital Trends.

Oculus Quest hands-on review

Oculus announced that its Project Santa Cruz virtual reality headset will ship next year as the Oculus Quest, and we got to try out several new game titles on the Quest. Find out our impressions of VR without wires.The post Oculus Quest hands-on review appeared first on Digital Trends.

HTC breaks down VR barriers by bringing Oculus Rift titles to Viveport

HTC's Viveport store and subscription service will be opened to Oculus Rift users in September this year, letting them buy titles directly and take advantage of the monthly game-delivery service.The post HTC breaks down VR barriers by bringing Oculus Rift titles to Viveport appeared first on Digital Trends.

Nintendo Virtual Boy emulator lets you enjoy VR like it’s 1995 again

Compared with today's VR headsets, Nintendo’s ill-fated, head-mounted Virtual Boy display now looks massively dated. However, thanks to modern Oculus Rift headsets, you can now relive it.The post Nintendo Virtual Boy emulator lets you enjoy VR like it’s 1995 again appeared first on Digital Trends.

Tear it up on Mars in ‘Red Rover,’ the driving sim built on NASA data

During the festive holiday season in 2016, Alan Chan spent his week’s vacation time off work exploring Mars. In virtual reality, at least. And thanks to his hard work, now you can too.The post Tear it up on Mars in ‘Red Rover,’ the driving sim built on NASA data appeared first on Digital Trends.

Everything you need to know about the Oculus Project Santa Cruz VR headset

From the Oculus Go to the Project Santa Cruz prototype, it's a big year for Oculus VR headsets. We expect news about the Oculus Rift 2 later this year: Here's what the rumors are saying, what we really want from the headset, and the top improvements that we expect. Check out our list and get […]The post Everything you need to know about the Oculus Project Santa Cruz VR headset appeared first on Digital Trends.

Stand up or sit down? Many don’t take advantage of VR’s room-scale experience

Oculus' VP of Content Jason Rubin claims that a "significant percentage" of Oculus Rift headset owners would rather sit down to enjoy virtual reality rather than take advantage of room-scale motion detection.The post Stand up or sit down? Many don’t take advantage of VR’s room-scale experience appeared first on Digital Trends.

First preproduction units of the Pimax ‘8K’ VR headset to ship to testers in May

The Pimax team updated its Kickstarter post, reporting that preproduction models of its 8K VR headset will ship this month to 10 participants in the closed beta. If approved, the headset will go into production and ship to backers in June.The post First preproduction units of the Pimax ‘8K’ VR headset to ship to testers in May appeared first on Digital Trends.

Oculus’ new prototype VR headset has something the HTC Vive Pro doesn’t

At Facebook's F8 developer conference, Oculus showed off a new VR headset prototype called the "Half-Dome." While it's still a prototype, it had one big feature that even the HTC Vive Pro doesn't have: A larger field of view.The post Oculus’ new prototype VR headset has something the HTC Vive Pro doesn’t appeared first on Digital Trends.

Facebook F8 attendees will reportedly receive the Oculus Go

If an image posted to Facebook proves true, all Facebook F8 attendees will receive an Oculus Go headset. The giveaway suggests Facebook will reveal an imminent release date for the stand-alone headset during F8.The post Facebook F8 attendees will reportedly receive the Oculus Go appeared first on Digital Trends.

Standalone VR Headset ‘Oculus Go’ Now Available for Purchase for $199

During the F8 Facebook Developer Conference this morning, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of the Oculus Go, the

$200 Oculus Go headset hits Amazon with December placeholder release date

Oculus VR has debuted the Oculus Go headset on Amazon, but it's not quite ready to ship yet. Within hours of making its debut on the online store, the headset had sold out, and it's unclear when more units will appear.The post $200 Oculus Go headset hits Amazon with December placeholder release date appeared first on Digital Trends.

VR horror series ‘Campfire Creepers’ showcased at Tribeca Film Festival

Stories told around the campfire are a horror movie staple, and veteran director Alexandre Aja has brought the genre into virtual reality with a new anthology series. The first two episodes are free to watch on Oculus and Gear VR.The post VR horror series ‘Campfire Creepers’ showcased at Tribeca Film Festival appeared first on Digital Trends.

Chrome’s desktop browser now supports web-based VR on the Oculus Rift

The latest stable version of Google Chrome for desktop now supports the Oculus Rift headset via WebVR. Chrome automatically detects the headset, determines its capabilities, and renders web-based VR at a compatible framerate.The post Chrome’s desktop browser now supports web-based VR on the Oculus Rift appeared first on Digital Trends.

Researchers claim hackers can create havoc in the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

A recent paper published by researchers from the University of New Haven in Connecticut shows that a vulnerability in OpenGL enables the team to alter the playing space and virtual environment on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.The post Researchers claim hackers can create havoc in the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive appeared first on Digital Trends.

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