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oculusVRnews | July 1, 2015

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Consumer Rift Supports Both Seated and Standing Experiences

June 24, 2015 |

Since the early development of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset the team at Oculus has repeatedly stated that the Rift is a “seated experience”.

However, while the company is mainly focusing on consumers to experience great VR in the most … Read More

Oculus E3 Booth Available in 360 Photos Using Gear VR

June 23, 2015 |

At E3 2015 last week, the virtual reality industry made its presence known to gamers in a big way. Oculus showcased its latest consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset to attendees, along with an exclusive line up … Read More

Crytek Adds Support for Oculus Rift with Latest CryEngine 3.8.1

June 21, 2015 |

Crytek, the German-based video game development company known for delivering highly advanced real-time graphics in its popular game titles like Crysis, and Far Cry has announced the release of its latest version of its CryEngine technology, that will now feature full … Read More

Getty Images Brings 360-Degree Photos to Oculus Platform

June 18, 2015 |

Getty Images, the popular stock photo agency known for its ever-growing archive of copyrighted image content announced this week its premium 360-degree imagery will be available for users to experience on the Oculus virtual reality platform, when the Oculus Rift … Read More

Oculus Store Will Display Comfort Ratings, and Require Pre-Approval

June 14, 2015 |

Before you decide to randomly jump into an unexpected virtual reality experience on the Rift, Oculus wants to make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into.

Speaking to Techcrunch, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe explained the idea behind giving each … Read More

Oculus Invests $10M to Support Indie Game Development

June 12, 2015 |

With the consumer version of the Rift set to release in Q1 2016, Oculus is ensuring a wide selection of innovative VR games, and experiences are made available on the Oculus platform.

Oculus announced a pledge of $10 million to help … Read More

Oculus Touch Controller to Deliver More Natural VR Experience

June 11, 2015 |

While its announced that every Oculus Rift will ship with an Xbox One wireless controller at launch, Oculus still has plans to deliver its own input controller solution for the ultimate VR experience.

During the pre-E3 press conference, Oculus founder … Read More

Oculus VR Announces Partnership with Microsoft

June 11, 2015 |

In a surprise announcement during the Oculus’ pre-E3 press conference, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe revealed the company has partnered with Microsoft to bundle a wireless Xbox One controller and adapter with every Oculus Rift headset when its officially released to … Read More