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Extensive Facebook Outage Affecting Oculus Users

Today October 4th 2021 at around 12:00pm EST a global outage occurred affecting Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Oculus. At the time of writing these services have been down for over 5 hours, and is not currently restored. The outage is due to an apparent DNS error. — UPDATE: Upon clicking publish on this article at […]

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Cast Oculus Quest 2 to your PC

With a recent software update, Oculus (Facebook) added a new, much simpler, way to cast your Oculus Quest or Quest 2 to your PC monitor. This gives you the ability to let others see what you are seeing while you are in VR, and is also super helpful when you are introducing someone to virtual […]

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App Gifting Now Available on the Oculus Store

I just got an interesting notification… A much requested feature has just been added to Facebook’s Oculus. Apparently, when you browse the store in the Oculus mobile app, you now have the option to purchase games for your friends. Click the more icon next to the price of a game in the Oculus Store, and […]

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Goodbye to Oculus go

Oculus has announced it is discontinuing support for the Oculus Go headset. The news comes from the Oculus Blog June, 23. The Oculus Go headset, which was an entry level VR device, was initially available for retail US$199 (32 GB model) US$249 (64 GB model). If you were looking to get the device while it’s […]

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Facebook just bought Echo VR development company RAD

Facebook has acquired another popular VR studio, Ready at Dawn. RAD is the development team that created the AAA VR game Lone Echo. They also created the free, multiplayer VR sport game Echo Arena—kind of a mashup between ultimate Frisbee and the zero-G training matches in Ender’s Game—which showcased both games’ amazing zero-gravity, hands-based locomotion. […]

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Beat Saber Update Adds 360 Degree Play and New Songs

Release notes After Beat Games was acquired by Facebook’s Oculus Studios , Beat Saber puts out a game changing update with version 1.6.0. Oculus Rift and Quest players can now spin around a full 360 degrees, and saber blocks coming from all directions.  Beat Saber, Version 1.6.0Green Day Music Pack is here! It features six […]

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What does Facebook acquisition of Beat Games mean for Beat Saber?

Facebook acquired Beat Games On Tuesday November 26th, Facebook announced that they have purchased Beat Games—the indie game company behind VR mega-hit Beat Saber—for an undisclosed sum. Beat Games will become a part of Oculus Studios, but still work on development independently from their location in Prague.  Today we’re announcing that Beat Games is joining […]

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Oculus Link is Awesome, Available in Beta, but Currently Not For Everybody

Oculus Link is Available in Beta Oculus Link allows you to use the Oculus Quest—an otherwise wireless, stand-alone headset—to play Oculus Rift PC games via tethering using a USB cable.  This allows you to expand your library and play many high quality PC VR games from the Oculus Store, and even Steam, on the mobile […]

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Oculus Rift S Unveiled

At the GDC on March 18th, Oculus shared details and gave hands on experiences with the new Oculus Rift S. Oculus teamed up with Lenovo to create the hardware that brings this updated headset to the consumer market. Here’s what’s new… Tech Specs: Single-panel fast-switching LCD with Higher Resolution: 2560×1440 (1280 x 1440 per eye) […]