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Valve’s next headset is apparently taking the Oculus Quest route, and won’t require a PC

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Proof of concept files for an AMD-powered standalone, wireless headset have been found, hinting at what Valve may be working on next. It looks like Valve may be working on a second VR headset as a successor to the Index, and this time it seems to be targeting a standalone, wireless model that’d work more like on Oculus Quest or Oculus Quest 2. Hints that the company that owns Steam is working on this new hardware initially came from YouTuber…

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Resident Evil 4 VR arrives on Oculus Quest 2 next month

Resident Evil 4 VR will release on Oculus Quest 2 next month, a new trailer for the virtual reality game has revealed. Capcom has announced that teh virtual reality version of its classic horror game, Resident Evil 4, will be arrive for Oculus Quest 2 on October 21 – just in time for Halloween. No other platforms have been announced for the game at the time of writing, so for the time being it looks like it’ll be an Oculus Quest 2 exclusive. The game was announced during April’s Resident Evil Showcase, where it was revealed that the the game…

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Resident Evil 4 is coming to VR

Capcom have announced the much-loved Resident Evil 4 is coming to VR, and will launch exclusively on the Oculus Quest 2 at some point in the future. The reveal came during last night’s Resident Evil Showcase, where the developers showed some early gameplay footage. Below, you can see how it’ll look playing as Leon in first-person, juggling his knives and guns, backing away from scary people and interacting with a 3D inventory management system. Read more

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Resident Evil 4 VR is a first-person take on the classic, coming to Oculus Quest 2

By Sherif Saed 15 April 2021 23:21 GMT Resident Evil 4 has been reborn on the Oculus Quest 2.One of the more surprising reveals at today’s Resident Evil Showcase was our first look at Resident Evil 4 VR, a unique port of the classic game coming to the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset.Watch on YouTubeThis VR transformation was created by Armature, Capcom, and Oculus Studios. It’s not too surprising to learn, then, that Resident Evil 4 VR is a first-person game, which works much better in VR than the classic’s standard over-the-shoulder perspective.The trailer released today showed off only a…

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Oculus Quest 2 will soon support wireless VR play on PC

By Dom Peppiatt 14 April 2021 10:51 GMT Oculus has announced that its flagship Oculus Quest 2 headset will support wireless PC streaming and a 120Hz refresh rate, thanks to a new update rolling out soon.As per an announcement on the Oculus site, the headset will soon enjoy a suite of upgrades that’ll allow you to use it untethered from your PC – meaning you can enjoy virtual reality with no strings attached, so to speak.Previously, it was only possible to play games wirelessly with an Oculus Quest 2 if they were installed natively on the device. When this new…


Oculus Quest 2 Facebook account merge is a bit of a mess

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 15 October 2020 20:32 GMT Oculus Quest 2 users are having issues merging their Oculus accounts to a Facebook account, leaving them with nothing but an expensive “paperweight.”According to various reports, Oculus Quest 2 owners who are creating a Facebook account for the first time are experiencing problems with the verification system.As UploadVR reports, some new users are unable to acquire verification or are having the account outright suspended from the get-go.There are even some users who deactivated their Facebook account being suspended for trying to reactivate or when merging the account with their Oculus accounts, which…

Facebook is locking some Oculus Quest 2 owners out of their headsets

By all accounts, the Oculus Quest 2 is a lovely bit of kit. Resident hardware buff Katherine reckons it’s the best low-budget VR headset you can get your hands on in her Oculus Quest 2 review, with the caveat that you don’t mind creating a Facebook account for it. Turns out, that last part may be more of a dealbreaker than first thought, with some new owners reporting that the social media monolith’s overzealous account moderation is barring them entry to their shiny new headsets. (more…)

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Oculus no longer developing PC-only VR

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 17 September 2020 19:31 GMT Facebook has announced it will no longer developer PC-only VR, what with Oculus Quest 2 coming out.According to the company, the community and developers prefer the wireless all-in-one headset Quest.Because of this, Oculus will now focus on VR headsets moving forward instead of PC-only hardware, with sales of Rift S ending in 2021.Sales of the original Quest will also when Quest 2 is brought to market. The company said it will continue to support the original quest Quest with “new features and gaming experiences moving forward.”The company also said Oculus Link…