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Monday, 1 June, 2020 UTC

Sony Postpones PlayStation 5 Reveal Event Previously Set For June 4th

Today in a tweet Sony announced the decision to postpone the PlayStation 5 reveal event that was previously scheduled for June 4th. Sony cites the need for “more important voices to be heard” at this time. You can see the full message embedded below: ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 1 June, 2020 UTC

Lenovo Targets Business Training With Mirage S3 Standalone VR Headset Priced Under $450

Lenovo is targeting its standalone 3dof headset the Mirage VR S3 toward training uses at businesses. Facebook removed Oculus Go from its business program choosing instead to focus on its Oculus Quest for business targeting a $1,000 price with enterprise-level ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 1 June, 2020 UTC

See First Gameplay From Solaris: Offworld Combat At The Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition

The time has come. You’ve been asking and we can confirm; yes, the first gameplay for Solaris: Offworld Combat debuts at the Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition on June 8th. Solaris is the new game from Firewall: Zero Hour developer, First Contact Entertainment. ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 1 June, 2020 UTC

June VR Games 2020: The Biggest Releases This Month

Need a way to cool down this summer? Well we definitely don’t recommend VR; it makes you really hot. But with the new June VR games, it’ll be hard to stay away. We’re rounding up the biggest releases of the month below, including the long-awaited launch ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 1 June, 2020 UTC

Contractors Adds Mod Support, Beta Crossplay With Oculus Quest Version

Contractors, a VR first-person shooter available for PC VR and on Oculus Quest in beta, received an update that adds mod support and the ability to host matches that allow for crossplay between PC VR and Quest players. The game is a team-based competitive ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 1 June, 2020 UTC

QuestZDoom Receives Update, Includes Isabelle From Animal Crossing

QuestZDoom released last month and gives Oculus Quest users a way to play classic Doom games and mods in full 6DoF VR. Now, a new update is available for QuestZDoom, which adds some minor features and bug fixes, while also bringing a new companion to ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 1 June, 2020 UTC

New HP Reverb G2 Details: Thinner Cable, Half Resolution Mode, More

New HP Reverb G2 details have emerged following the headset’s reveal last week. Members of the HP team answered questions on Reddit following the reveal of the device, which is the result of a collaboration between HP, Microsoft and Valve. We already ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 1 June, 2020 UTC

Prey VR Listed, Then Removed For PSVR

A UK retailer has listed, then promptly removed Prey VR for PSVR on its website. Twitter news account Nibel originally reported the listing, which we saw with our own eyes and screencapped below. It’s since been taken down, though it only contained a ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 31 May, 2020 UTC

Pro Putt By Topgolf Review: Authentic, Accessible Oculus Quest Golfing

Much like Eleven Table Tennis before it, Pro Putt by Top Golf on Oculus Quest offers an accessible, authentic and immersive take on a popular sport that’s hard to find too much fault with. The description for Pro Putt mentions a curious combination of ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 31 May, 2020 UTC

Color Space ‘Another World’ Update Adds 3 New Scenes On Quest And Rift S

A new free update is available now for Oculus Rift and Quest app Color Space, which launched earlier this year. The update adds 3 new scenes to the game’s existing 13 launch scenes, providing users with more beautiful artwork to color in VR. Launched ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 31 May, 2020 UTC

Monthly Round-Up: The Biggest VR And AR News From May 2020

Can you believe we’re already through May 2020? There’s so much happening that it can be hard to keep up — that’s why we’ve rounded up the most important VR and AR news from this month in one convenient spot! It’s been a packed month — if you’ve missed ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 31 May, 2020 UTC

Gadgeteer Receiving Big Update, Online Level Sharing Coming Soon

Gadgeteer will receive a big new helping of content on June 11, called the ‘Color and Cubes’ update. The update adds a coloring feature to the game, so players can make more complex and decorated virtual Rude Goldberg machines that fit to their desired ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 30 May, 2020 UTC

Qualcomm’s Wi-Fi 6E Chips Support Wireless VR headsets, Packed Spaces

While wireless technologies have continued to improve in bandwidth, distance, and resilience against interference, most businesses and general consumers haven’t yet upgraded to Wi-Fi 6, last year’s sequel to the older, popular 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) standard. ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 30 May, 2020 UTC

See New Gameplay From Cosmophobia At The Upload VR Showcase On June 8th

We’re sorry to inform you that you won’t be making it through the Upload VR Showcase on June 8th without screaming a few times. That is to say, another terrifying look at Cosmophobia arrives at the show! Cosmophobia is the new title from White Door Games, ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 30 May, 2020 UTC

The Line Quick Review: A Wonderful, Short Experience On Oculus Quest With Hand Tracking

The Line is a wonderful and short immersive experience available on Oculus Quest that sees a charming love story play out as you look down and interact with a table of beautiful miniature models. Even better, the whole experience supports controller-free ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 30 May, 2020 UTC

HP Reverb G2 Worldwide Pre-Orders To Launch In June/July

Last week’s announcement of the HP Reverb G2 headset was met with excitement from the VR community. But, while the US can already pre-order the device, HP Reverb G2 worldwide pre-orders aren’t available yet. We know when they will be, though. During ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 May, 2020 UTC

Oculus Is Now Accepting Submissions For Hand-Tracking Apps On Quest

This week in a tweet on the Oculus Developers Twitter account, Facebook revealed that they are now officially opening up submissions for hand-tracking apps on the Oculus Quest. For an example of what’s possible in games, here is some footage of the new ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 May, 2020 UTC

CR Deck Mk.1 Is An Open Source AR Headset Based On Project North Star With Ultraleap Hand-Tracking

Today AR headset manufacturer Combine Reality revealed the CR Deck Mk.1, an open source AR headset based on Project North Star that utilizes Ultraleap hand-tracking. A Kickstarter campaign is coming soon. Details are scarce so far, but Combine Reality ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 May, 2020 UTC

Summer Game Fest To Stream Upload VR Showcase At 9am, June 8

We’re now just over a week away from the 2020 Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition on June 8th! Today, we can finally share a few more details about the big show. Earlier this month we announced that this year’s showcase would be live both on our own platform ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 May, 2020 UTC

Watch The Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition Right Here, 9am June 8

Yes, this is the VR Showcase you’re looking for. Bookmark this page, because the Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition goes live at 9am PT/12pm ET/5pm BT! Wait, what’s the Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition? Simple – it’s a huge video dedicated to announcing ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 May, 2020 UTC

See The First Gameplay of Blaston At The Upload VR Showcase

Look sharp and get your guns at the ready; Resolution Games’ Blaston is coming to the Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition on June 8th at 9am PT! Announced last month, Blaston is a competitive dueling game with a VR flavor. There’s already a snazzy trailer, ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 May, 2020 UTC

New Persistence Games/DLC Could Be On The Way

Creepy sci-fi horror, The Persistence, jumped from PSVR to PC VR this month (alongside traditional consoles and PCs), but it sounds like there could be new content on the way too. Graeme Ankers, co-founder at The Persistence developer Firesprite, suggested ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 May, 2020 UTC

Confirmed: First PS5 Showcase Coming On June 4th

The news you’ve been waiting for is here; the very first PS5 showcase takes place on June 4th. Sony just confirmed as much on the PlayStation Blog. A digital showcase (like ours!) will be going live at 1pm PT on June 4th. That’s just a day after the ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 May, 2020 UTC

Premium Bowling Coming Soon To Oculus Quest

We’ve got table tennis, we just got golf, and now Oculus Quest is getting another sport that makes perfect sense for the platform – bowling. Premium Bowling has appeared in the Coming Soon section of the Oculus Store. Developed by Sadetta, the game lets ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 May, 2020 UTC

Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz Steps Down Citing ‘Focused’ Direction

Rony Abovitz is stepping down from the CEO role at Magic Leap after raising more than $2 billion and subsequently laying off a large segment of the workforce. A statement posted to the company website confirms the transition: As we’ve shared over the ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 May, 2020 UTC

Wallace And Gromit To Get Story-Driven AR Experience

Wallace & Gromit are popular British claymation characters featured in award-winning stop motion animated films and TV shows. This week, Aardman Animations, W&G Ltd., and Fictioneers Ltd. announced that they’ll be bringing the series to AR for ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 May, 2020 UTC

The VR Download: Weekly VR News LIVE From Virtual Studio

At the end of each show, we discuss a Hot Topic . This episode’s is: is HP Reverb G2 a “no compromises” headset? what does it mean for the PC VR landscape? Unlike regular video podcasts, The VR Download is broadcast from virtual reality! Our team are ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 May, 2020 UTC

Varjo Partners With MeetinVR For Native VR Collaboration Platform Out Now

Work-focused VR collaboration platform, MeetinVR, is launching a public beta today, along with announcing a partnership with professional-grade VR headset maker, Varjo. MeetinVR is another VR service that allows users from around the world to meet up ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 May, 2020 UTC

HP Reverb G2: 4K VR Headset With Valve Audio/Lenses, Touch-Like Controllers, & IPD Slider For $600

HP appears to be taking notes from both Valve and Facebook with its latest headset, the Reverb G2, featuring four outward-facing tracking cameras, Valve’s audio and lens technology and redesigned Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) controllers that look a lot ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 May, 2020 UTC

Arziona Sunshine Dev To Publish Traffic Jams, Coming To Our VR Showcase

Adorable and deceptively manic VR game Traffic Jams is the latest title to be published by Arizona Sunshine developer, Vertigo Games, and we’ll have a fresh look at it soon. Vertigo Games will be publishing the title on all major VR platforms later this ... more - uploadvr