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Saturday, 18 September, 2021 UTC

Oculus Quest Pro? Everything We Know About Facebook’s Next VR Headset

Hints from Facebook higher-ups and references in Oculus firmware suggest an Oculus Quest Pro standalone VR headset is in development. But what exactly is Quest Pro? What new features and improvements will it have compared with the current Oculus Quest ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 18 September, 2021 UTC

Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge Full Review: Bringing Balance To The Force

With the launch of the Last Call DLC, balance is almost fully restored to Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge. Read on for our Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge full Review. At the risk of enraging seemingly all of the internet, let me recall ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 17 September, 2021 UTC

Supernatural Superfan Chesney Mariani Talks VR Fitness

Supernatural superfan Chesney Mariani recently became a part of the VR app she uses everyday. The makers of the Supernatural subscription-based VR exercise service brought her out to California to record a workout session and along the way she got to ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 17 September, 2021 UTC

Beat Saber Billie Eilish DLC Launches Next Week

Beat Saber Billie Eilish DLC is coming in hot off the back of last month’s Skrillex pack. The official Beat Saber Twitter account just confirmed the news. The pack will launch on September 21. Right now there’s no word on how much the pack will cost, ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 17 September, 2021 UTC

Synth Riders Launches New 5-Track Muse DLC Pack

A new DLC song pack is available for Synth Riders, featuring British rock band Muse and some of their greatest hits. The pack includes five Muse songs, one of which has a special unique visual experience that goes with it. The DLC is available now for ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 17 September, 2021 UTC

Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge – Last Call Review: A Much More Satisfying Second Half

The Last Call DLC offers a much more satisfying second half to Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge. Read on for our Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge – Last Call Review. 2020’s Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge was an odd one. By all ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 17 September, 2021 UTC

Larcenauts Update Brings New Specialist, Map, Payload Mode On September 30

A free content update coming at the end of September will bring a new Specialist and a brand new map and a new Payload game mode to competitive VR team shooter, Larcenauts. Developers Impulse Gear didn’t give too many details away just yet, teasing more ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 16 September, 2021 UTC

Facebook Hands Off Quill PC VR Animation Tool To Creator

Facebook handed off its PC-based VR illustration and animation tool Quill to its original creator Iñigo Quilez. The move comes almost two years after Adobe acquired from Facebook the VR sculpting app Medium, as well as several members of the team making ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 16 September, 2021 UTC

Gran Turismo 7 Developer ‘Cannot Talk’ About VR Support Yet

Gran Turismo 7 developer Polyphony Digital is tight-lipped about potential PS5 VR and PSVR support… for now. In an interview with Eurogamer, series creator Kazunori Yamauchi was asked about PSVR support for the upcoming racing sim. He simply replied: ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 16 September, 2021 UTC

Unplugged Dev Talks Finger-Tracked Air Guitar, Setlists And More

We sit down with Unplugged to talk bringing finger-tracked air guitar to VR. Though he’s not a member of developer Anotherway or publisher Vertigo Games, Marcus Henderson has become a bit of a spokesperson for Unplugged, and it’s clear to see why. The ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 16 September, 2021 UTC

Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife Hits PSVR Next Month

Fast Travel Games’ Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife lands on PSVR nearly six months on from launch on other platforms. The narrative-driven horror game hits the platform on October 7 and will cost $29.99/£24.99. Wraith already released on Oculus Quest ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 16 September, 2021 UTC

VRML Hosting Zombieland VR Tournament With $10K Prize Pool

VR Master League (VRML) is hosting a Zombieland VR esports tournament with over $10,000 in cash prizes up for grabs. The Zombieland VR Invitational will take place on October 2, with qualifying rounds open to the public over the next few weeks. Anyone ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 16 September, 2021 UTC

Best Multiplayer VR Games With Crossplay Support

Multiplayer VR games are releasing across several different platforms and headsets and players are increasingly turning toward crossplay support to team up with their friends in VR cross-platform. Here’s our list of the best multiplayer VR games that ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 UTC

Beat Saber Enables Oculus & Steam Multiplayer Crossplay

Beat Saber players can now compete against one another no matter if they are using the Steam version of the game or the Oculus version of the game for Quest and Rift. The official Twitter account for the rhythm game announced the change today “so you ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 UTC

Report Claims Apple AR-VR Headset Uses iPhone/iPad/Mac For Advanced Features

Apple’s rumored upcoming headset will require a host device for full functionality, The Information reports. The Information, Bloomberg and analyst Ming-Chi Kuo all claim Apple will release a sleek AR-VR headset as early as 2022 with high resolution ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 UTC

Upcoming Painting VR Update Brings New Features, Updated UI

An update for Painting VR will bring a host of new features and an updated UI on September 30, alongside a slight price increase. The main focus of the update seems to be adding more options that are available in other painting apps like Vermillion or ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 UTC

Firewall: Zero Hour Dev Hiring For ‘Next Generation’ VR Project

Firewall: Zero Hour and Solaris: Offworld Combat developer First Contact Entertainment is developing a “next-generation project” for VR. As spotted by Zuby_Tech on Twitter, the developer currently has several positions listed on its website, many of ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 UTC

Gunman Contracts Mod Turns Half-Life: Alyx Into Mobster Shooter

Gunman Contracts, a new Half-Life: Alyx mod by ANB_Seth, overhauls Alyx’s visuals to turn it into a mobster shooter that is almost unrecognizable from the game it started as. We’ve tried out a bunch of Alyx mods and custom maps over the last year, most ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 UTC

Neverboard Brings Tabletop Party Games To Oculus Quest Soon

Evernever Games today announced Neverboard, which brings a library of tabletop party games to Oculus Quest. Releasing later this fall, Neverboard is a free-to-play social VR experience for up to four players. Players join rooms as their Oculus avatars ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 UTC

Oculus Quest v33 Update Improves Air Link & Link Visual Quality

Oculus Quest v33 is rolling out to headsets now, featuring several smaller improvements. Many of Facebook’s regular updates to the Quest platform are headlined by big new features or fixes, but Oculus Quest v33 seems to be more concerned with making ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 14 September, 2021 UTC

Felix & Paul Studios Win Emmy For Space Explorers: The ISS Experience

The Felix & Paul Studios and TIME Studios production Space Explorers: The ISS Experience has taken home the Emmy for Outstanding Interactive Program at the 73rd Emmy Awards this week. Space Explorers: The ISS Experience is an immersive VR production ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 14 September, 2021 UTC

Mafia VR Mod Is The Latest Release From GTAV Modder

Luke Ross, the VR developer behind mods for Grand Theft Auto V and, more recently, Red Dead Redemption 2, has launched a Mafia VR mod. The mod is based on the Definitive Edition of the game that released last year, and is available to those that subscribe ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 14 September, 2021 UTC

I-Illusions Devs Explore ‘Unexplored Space’ Of Arena VR With Space Pirate Trainer DX

I-Illusions broke new ground this month with the release of a multiplayer mode for Space Pirate Trainer that requires a 10 meter by 10 meter play space. Dirk Van Welden and Patrick Hackett from I-Illusions joined us in our studio for a live interview ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 14 September, 2021 UTC

Facebook Announces Zoom Partnership For Horizon Workrooms

Facebook announced a collaboration with video conferencing application Zoom, integrating Zoom meetings natively into Facebook’s new remote work solution for VR, Horizon Workrooms. The integration won’t arrive until next year but will allow you to “easily ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 14 September, 2021 UTC

Shock Troops Is A Retro Oculus Quest Shooter Coming In 2022

Shock Troops, the new game from Garage Collective, is billed as a spiritual successor to the developer’s 2018 shooter, Theta Legion. But, for all intents and purposes, this is really a direct sequel. That is to say Shock Troops is another gorgeous throwback ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 13 September, 2021 UTC

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Controller Support Coming Mid-November

A developer roadmap from Asobo indicates that support for VR controllers is planned to launch with Simulator Update VII, currently set for a mid-November release. In their weekly developer update, Asobo posted the usual ‘Virtual Reality Feedback Snapshot’ ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 13 September, 2021 UTC

Rainbow Reactor Fusion Releases This Week For Oculus Quest

Announced earlier this year, it looks like Rainbow Reactor Fusion is set to release later this week on September 17 for Oculus Quest. Fusion is a color-matching puzzle title that follows up 2019’s Rainbow Reactor, available for PC VR on Steam with support ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 13 September, 2021 UTC

‘Quest Pro’ Face & Eye Tracking References Found In Oculus Firmware

Reddit user Reggy04 dug into the Oculus Quest v32 firmware, finding strings referring to ‘Quest Pro’ as well as face and eye tracking. We obtained the Quest v32 firmware file, decompiled it, and searched it with grep to confirm Reggy’s claims. The Quest ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 13 September, 2021 UTC

‘Quest Pro’ Face & Eye Tracking References Found In Oculus Firmware

Reddit user Reggy04 dug into the Oculus Quest v32 firmware, finding strings referring to ‘Quest Pro’ as well as face and eye tracking. We obtained the Quest v32 firmware file, decompiled it, and searched it with grep to confirm Reggy’s claims. The Quest ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 13 September, 2021 UTC

Lavrynthos Is A Brilliantly Smart Mix Of VR Storytelling And Impossible Spaces On Oculus Quest And PC

Lavrynthos offers a fun riff on Daedalus’s Labyrinth using novel techniques. Read on for our impressions! Impossible spaces is a concept that’s severely underexplored in the VR scene. It’s essentially a means of changing an environment as you walk through ... more - uploadvr