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Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

Check out these huge discounts on tech products this week

Looking for deals on TVs, phones, tablets, and more? Here are the best ones as of Feb. 2: BEST SMARTPHONE DEAL: The Google Pixel 6 Pro (128GB) is one of the tech giant’s best phones, and its price has dropped twice in the past two weeks to hit a new ... more - mashable


Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

PSVR2 Hands On | Unboxing, Setup, Tips & First Impressions

Here's my hands on of the PSVR2. In this video I will show how to setup the PlayStation VR2. I'll tell you what's in the box including the PSVR2 Sense Controllers, Eye Tracking and the Best VR Games. On top of that I do a cable extension test and dive ... more - [email protected]


Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

Meta One Step Closer To Completing Supernatural Acquisition

This week Meta Platforms made it one step closer to successfully acquiring Within, the studio behind fitness service Supernatural, according to a report by Bloomberg. The United States Federal Trade Commission’s effort to block the deal hit a snag with ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

Broken Edge Details 2023 Updates, The Viking Releases February 15

Competitive multiplayer fantasy dueler Broken Edge detailed more content plans for 2023, as well as confirming a February 15 release for the next playable fighter, The Viking. Broken Edge announced The Viking during our Upload VR Showcase last December, ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

“Feel the Fantastical Horizons: Discovering ‘Horizon Worlds’ Metaverse on Web & Mobile!”

Meta, an immersive Virtual Reality metaverse is giving its users the ability to create and moderate their own virtual communities with the introduction of members-only worlds. This new capability will enable a select group of users to share exclusive ... more - vrgames


Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

Discover the Splendor of Color Passthrough Mixed Reality in Quest 3!

Mark Zuckerberg recently dropped some big news about the upcoming Oculus Quest 3! In an earnings call, Zuckerberg confirmed that the VR headset will feature Meta Reality technology, allowing for color passthrough in mixed reality. With pancake lenses ... more - vrgames


Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

“Meta Reality Labs Sees Seasonal Struggles and Soaring Operating Expenses!”

Meta’s Reality Labs, the company’s XR and metaverse arm, revealed its latest quarterly earnings results which showed a drop in revenue this holiday season when compared to the same quarter last year. The fourth quarter of 2021 saw $877 million in revenue ... more - vrgames


Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

Quest 3 Will Have Color Passthrough Mixed Reality, Meta Confirms

Meta effectively confirmed Quest 3 will have color passthrough for mixed reality. “Later this year, we’re going to launch our next generation consumer headset, which will feature Meta Reality as well,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg told investors in an earnings ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

Samsung To Develop New XR Hardware In Partnership With Qualcomm, Google

During today’s Samsung Unpacked event, Samsung announced plans to create new ‘Extended Reality’ (XR) hardware in partnership with Google and Qualcomm. This new XR platform was far from the main focus of the event, which centered around the new Samsung ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 2 February, 2023 UTC

Meta VR Revenue Sees Quarterly Rebound Despite Year-On-Year Downturn

Meta’s Reality Labs revenue rebounded in Q4 2022 but was still less than Q4 2021 due to “lower Quest 2 sales”. Reality Labs is the division of Meta behind Quest, smart glasses, Meta Avatars, the Horizon platform, and research & development toward ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Getting Past VR’s Chicken & Egg Dilemma

VR traction over the past few years has been slower than many had anticipated. But it’s still finding small wins and is growing at a fairly healthy pace. So the question is how well it’s landing with consumers today, and are those sentiments trending ... more - arvrjourney


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

2023 Predictions: The Creator Economy Collides with AR

As we enter a new year, it’s time for our annual ritual of synthesizing the lessons from the past twelve months and formulating the outlook for the next twelve. 2022 was an incremental year for AR & VR, which both continue to gradually push forward ... more - arvrjourney


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

AR Briefs, Episode 64: AR Glasses Outlook

AR continues to be challenged in gaining consumer traction, but there are some bright spots. For example, usage and revenue continue to gain momentum in mobile AR. But that’s really a stepping stone towards AR’s fully actualized self which of course ... more - arvrjourney


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

How to Make a Fitness App Like FitOn?

Creating a fitness app like FitOn can seem like a daunting task, but with the right approach and tools, it is definitely possible. In this blog post, we will go over the key steps you need to take in order to create your own fitness app. Step 1: Define ... more - arvrjourney


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

How To Make A Game Like Stardew Valley?

Creating a game like Stardew Valley can seem like a daunting task, but with the right approach and tools, it is definitely possible. In this blog post, we will go over the key steps you need to take in order to create your own farming and life simulation ... more - arvrjourney


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Crumbling Looks Like A Big Nostalgia Trip On Quest and PC VR

Crumbling aims to recreate your childhood nostalgia of playing with action figures through a hack ’n’ slash VR roguelike, and it’s coming to Quest and PC VR this Summer. Created by solo German developer Ole Jürgensen, Crumbling sees you fending off hordes ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Cradle Of Sins Unites PC & VR Players For A Co-Op Adventure

Following a temporary closure, Cradle of Sins re-opens playtesting on February 22, bringing this MOBA and co-op adventure game back to PC and VR. A cross-platform multiplayer game that lets PC and VR users play alongside each other, Cradle of Sins was ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Samsung's Attempt To Leapfrog Apple To XR Has More Questions Than Answers

Samsung could cut ahead of Apple and become the next major manufacturer to release an extended-reality (XR) device, though big questions remain. ... more - slashgear


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

The ONE THING Vive XR Elite Must Do To WIN Against Meta Quest & Pico!

The Vive XR Elite is upon us! It is a very sleek headset, but it has really tough competition from Meta and Pico! In this video I am going to tell you about the ONE THING (actually 2...) that HTC should do to win...or at least stand a chance against Meta ... more - [email protected]


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Guest Editorial: Echo VR’s Loss Reverberates In Reality

Six years ago I probably would’ve casually dismissed someone’s sorrow over an “end of service announcement” for a computer game. But that was then and as a friend recently reminded me, I’ve changed a lot. In April 2017 I was introduced to VR by my son ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Silhouette Review: Hand Tracking Shadows Leave A Puzzling Mark

Silhouette is available now on Quest 2 and Quest Pro, featuring a novel hand tracking mechanic where shadows puppets are used to solve light-based puzzles. Here’s our full Silhouette Quest review. Developed by Team Panoptes, we first tried the hand tracking-exclusive ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Steam Client Update Released

A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded. General Replaced launch option dialog with new UI that includes a checkbox to remember the user's selection - this selection can be changed in game properties Changing download ... more - steampowered


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Meta reportedly wins fight to buy VR startup Within

Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge A California judge is reportedly allowing Meta to close its acquisition of virtual reality fitness startup Within, despite an ongoing antitrust case by the Federal Trade Commission. Bloomberg reports that a pair ... more - theverge


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Retropolis 2: Never Say Goodbye Arrives On ‘Major VR Platforms’ This Year

Peanut Button confirms Retropolis 2: Never Say Goodbye is in development, bringing a new point-and-click adventure to “major VR platforms” later this year. Set one year after The Secret of Retropolis, Retropolis 2 continues the story of robo-detective ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

New VR Games & Releases February 2023: PSVR 2, Quest 2 & More

It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these, but we’re back with a killer month. Here’s a rundown of all the new VR releases coming to Quest 2, PSVR 2, PC VR and Pico platforms in February 2023. This month is arguably one of the biggest (and most ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Wednesday’s top tech news: happy Samsung Unpacked day to all who observe

Image: Samsung Plus we say goodbye to a VR classic, and AMD issues a prediction on when PC sales might pick up. Continue reading… ... more - theverge


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Onward Dropping Quest 1 Support After July 31

Downpour Interactive announced that Onward will drop support for the original Quest Quest after July 31, 2023. Onward released July 2020 for the original Quest headset. Meta acquired Downpour Interactive, the studio behind the title, almost a year later. ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

It’s Goodbye to the Good Times: Meta Says Farewell to a Beloved VR Game!

On August 1st, Meta and its studio Ready at Dawn will be shutting down the popular free-to-play multiplayer game Echo VR. The main reason behind the decision is so that Ready at Dawn can focus on their next project. In a final act to reward players for ... more - vrgames


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Boast and Battle: Hubris Update 1.2 Rocks with Improved Combat and Killer New Enemies!

Yesterday, game development studio Cyborn dropped a brand new update for their action-adventure shooter Hubris on PC VR platforms. The 1.2 patch brings combat improvements such as two new trooper variants, a shotgun alternative firing mode and advanced ... more - vrgames


Wednesday, 1 February, 2023 UTC

Audi’s Future is Looking Bright – with Support For AR Glasses!

Audi has unveiled a revolutionary new concept car with features that are sure to turn heads. Not only does the “Actisphere” vehicle have a range of over 600km and 800-volt charging capabilities, but it also includes augmented reality (AR) technology for ... more - vrgames