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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…

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You can now play Microsoft Flight Simulator in VR

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 22 December 2020 16:34 GMT Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly in VR. The team behind Microsoft Flight Simulator has added support for virtual reality headsets.In a post on Xbox Wire, the head of Microsoft Flight Simulator, Jorg Neumann, wrote that the title now supports a variety of VR hardware, including Windows Mixed Reality headsets, as well as tech from Oculus, Valve and HTC.“The flight sim community has been a very active and insightful partner in shaping how the team approached VR, and continues to be a critical partner in our continued development as…

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Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond trailer brings impressive VR multiplayer action

By Patrick Dane, Saturday, 5 December 2020 15:19 GMT Medal of Honor has returned, now in virtual reality.A new trailer for Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond brings impressive VR multiplayer action to Oculus, Vive and Valve Index headsets.Respawn Entertainment’s VR shooter has been quietly building behind the scenes. The game pops up from time to time and often looks pretty impressive.We’ve seen a story trailer recently for the game that looks genuinely interesting, but for there to be a AAA VR multiplayer game with an engaged community – that could really push the form forward in a considerable way.Well,…

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VR support coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator in December

Microsoft Flight Simulator will receive VR support via a new update on December 22, 2020, ahead of a big new UK update landing in January.Microsoft and developer Asobo have announced a couple of new updates that are set to arrive in its flagship simulation title, Microsoft Flight Simulator, in a developer Q&A on Twitch.According to the company, VR will be added via the free Sim Update 2 which will introduce support for all the major VR headsets.“It will be open to all devices,” executive producer Martial Bossard stated in the stream. “Oculus family, Valve family – every family of headset…

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Oculus store launches Black Friday deals for Quest and Rift

By Henry Stockdale, Friday, 27 November 2020 21:31 GMT With the original Oculus Quest being discontinued after Oculus Quest 2’s launch last month, there hasn’t been any hardware bundles going for the older Virtual Reality units this Black Friday. Honestly, we’d not seen a huge amount of Virtual Reality offers anywhere. Until now that is, as Oculus have just launched their Black Friday 2020 offers. Deals are admittedly stronger for the Oculus Rift lineup, going as high as 88% off in some instances. That said, there’s still some great offers for Quest owners too, bringing us several bundles filled with acclaimed…

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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…

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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…

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Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond trailer introduces you to the story

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 27 August 2020 20:36 GMT Respawn Entertainment released a story trailer today for its VR game Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond.The story trailer for Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond was shown during gamescom Opening Night Live.It features a single-player campaign that encompasses air, land, and sea where the goal is to sabotage Nazi bases.Announced during Oculus Connect 6, the game is set during World War 2 and has you playing as an agent of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in Europe.There will be three acts in the campaign, and you get to see everything from…

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Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds closed beta kicks off on Steam next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 19 August 2020 15:07 GMT Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds will go into closed beta next week on Steam.Post-apocalyptic virtual reality PvP game Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds from inXile Entertainment and Thirdverse Inc. will have a closed beta test. It kicks off on August 24 and ends September 4. For this test, folks will be accepted in waves throughout the closed beta period. You can apply for entry through this request form. When the open beta for Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds launches later this year, those who participate and meet specific playtime requirements will be provided with a…