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Tuesday, 15 November, 2022 UTC

Apparent Leak Reveals New HTC Vive Headset With Slim Modular Design

YouTuber SadlyItsBradley (Brad Lynch) shared renders of a new HTC Vive headset based on images leaked to him. HTC has been teasing a new headset in a series of cryptic tweets for over a month now with captions such as “go small or go home”, and hinted ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 15 November, 2022 UTC

PSVR 2 Pre-Orders Open From Today

Sony is now accepting pre-orders for the PlayStation VR2 headset. People who expressed interest ahead of time via Sony’s official website received emails with pre-order windows, and many have already placed their pre-orders. We’re seeing a few reports, ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 15 November, 2022 UTC

Myst Island Multiplayer Mini Golf Launches In Walkabout

Myst island is no longer a solitary experience. Mighty Coconut, working with Cyan’s blessing, launched its multiplayer mini golf theme park version of the island for virtual reality today. The $2.99 paid add-on course is now available in Walkabout Mini ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 15 November, 2022 UTC

Maskmaker Arrives On Meta Quest 2 Next Month

Six months after Vertigo Games took over publishing duties for Innerspace’s Maskmaker, a Quest 2 version is confirmed for release on December 15. Released last year on PSVR and PC VR, Maskmaker is Innerspace’s second full VR game, following A Fisherman’s ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 15 November, 2022 UTC

Lonn Releases This Week On November 17 For PC VR

After years of development, the cyberpunk and physic-driven action game Lonn from Australian studio SixSense releases this week on November 17 for PC VR via Steam. The announcement comes alongside a new release date trailer, embedded below, which gives ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 14 November, 2022 UTC

Golf+ Adding Pebble Beach And Pinehurst No. 2 Courses

Golf+ is getting two new courses in November and December alongside some additional updates. The pair of paid add-on courses are Pebble Beach Golf Links in California, arriving on December 9th for $11.99, as well as Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 14 November, 2022 UTC

Pico 4 Sales Reportedly Not Meeting Expectations

Sales of Pico 4 aren’t meeting expectations, according to a report from a Chinese news outlet. Sina Technology’s report cites “multiple insiders” at Pico. The company apparently hoped to sell more than 1 million headsets this year, but that target is ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 14 November, 2022 UTC

The Light Brigade Shines Its Way Onto PSVR 2, Quest 2 & PC VR Next Year

Following Cosmic Trip and Fujii, Funktronic Labs is back again with The Light Brigade, a roguelike shooter launching next year on major VR platforms. Described as a single-player tactical roguelike experience, The Light Brigade takes place in a world ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 13 November, 2022 UTC

Meta Prices Quest 2 At $350 With Resident Evil 4 & Beat Saber For A Limited Time

Meta will bundle Resident Evil 4 and Beat Saber with Quest 2 starting at $350 for a limited time. The discount kicks off officially starting Black Friday, November 18, at “participating locations while supplies last.” The $350 price is for the 128GB ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 13 November, 2022 UTC

Between Realities VR Podcast: Season 6 Episode 10 Ft. the Let’s Talk Oculus Podcast

In this week’s episode of the Between Realities VR Podcast, Alex and Skeeva host Dan and Samson, hosts of the Let’s Talk Oculus VR Podcast. Dan and Samson explain how they met and started a podcast on YouTube. Other topics include a recap of the New ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 11 November, 2022 UTC

Xtadium Brings Sports Co-Watching To Quest

Xtadium is a new app for the Quest platform that lets you and your friends watch sports together in VR. The service launched in the United States this week on the Quest platform. The app from YBVR promises a mixture of “up to 8K” 180-degree and 2D video ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 11 November, 2022 UTC

Pimax Crowdfunding Handheld Console That Can Turn Into VR Headset

Pimax announced Portal, a handheld console with an accessory that turns it into a VR headset. Pimax is a China-based startup most known for its 2017 Kickstarter for an ultra-wide field of view PC VR headset. This evolved into a sprawling lineup that’s ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 10 November, 2022 UTC

Quest Pro’s Microphone Has An Annoying Popping Issue

Quest Pro’s microphone has an annoying issue not present in Quest 2. Quest Pro has a much thinner visor than Quest 2 because it uses pancake lenses, which support smaller panels with a shorter gap to the lenses. This is advantageous for design and ergonomics, ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 10 November, 2022 UTC

Among Us VR Review: Deception & Detection In Another Dimension

Among Us VR is available now on Steam and the Quest Store from Schell Games. Is this VR’s new party game or will it become a ghost ship? Read our full review below. Schell Games is about as veteran a VR game studio as you can find. Its two I Expect You ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 10 November, 2022 UTC

Red Matter 2 Reveals Pico 4’s GPU Performance Advantage Over Quest 2

Red Matter 2’s Pico 4 port runs at higher resolution than Quest 2. Its developer explained how that’s possible. The Red Matter series is known for setting the standard for graphical fidelity on standalone VR headsets. In our review of the sequel, we ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 10 November, 2022 UTC

Jesse Schell: Multiplayer VR Poised For ‘Snowballing Growth’

Experienced VR development studio Schell Games is making a big bet that multiplayer VR is having its moment. While Meta laid off more than 11,000 workers this week and naysayers are more than ready to pounce at the opportunity to call VR dead once again, ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 10 November, 2022 UTC

Hellsweeper VR Delayed, Now Coming In Q2 2023

Sairento developer Mixed Realms has delayed its upcoming dark fantasy combat game, Hellsweeper VR, into next year. Originally aiming for Q4 2022 on PC VR, with a Quest 2 version arriving later, Mixed Realms has postponed Hellsweeper VR’s release until ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 9 November, 2022 UTC

Apple Headset Mass Production Reportedly Begins In March

Apple’s AR/VR headset will reportedly begin mass production in March. Taiwanese news outlet DigiTimes reports its sources “hinted” Apple will use Taiwan-based Pegatron as its sole assembly manufacturer, with mass production beginning “at the end of the ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 9 November, 2022 UTC

Turtle Beach Opens Preorders For Compact Quest 2 Charging Dock

Turtle Beach opened preorders for a Quest 2 charging dock. There are already a number of Quest 2 charging docks on the market, including the $100 Anker dock sold officially by Meta and a range of $55 options from Chinese manufacturers sold on Amazon. ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 9 November, 2022 UTC

Quest Pro Controller Thumb Rest Is Actually A Secret Touchpad

The thumb rest on Quest Pro’s controllers is actually a secret touchpad. The undocumented feature was discovered by a reverse engineering enthusiast going by the name Shiny Quagsire. He demonstrated the touchpad functionality in a short clip posted to ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 9 November, 2022 UTC

Quest Pro Wi-Fi Issues Will ‘Very Likely’ Be Fixed In Next Software Update

Quest Pro Wi-Fi performance issues will “very likely” be fixed in the next update, Meta’s Director of Wireless said. Some Quest Pro buyers have noticed inferior wireless PC VR streaming performance compared to Quest 2, including higher latency and more ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 9 November, 2022 UTC

Meta Lays Off 11,000 Employees, VR/AR Teams Affected

Meta is laying off more than 11,000 of its employees in a 13 percent reduction in workforce. The layoffs mark the first time Meta (formerly known as Facebook) has reduced its headcount after many years of continual growth. The job cuts comes alongside ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 9 November, 2022 UTC

Ultrawings 2 DLC Adds New Plane And Air Races On Quest 2 And PC VR

Bit Planet Games recently launched the first paid DLC pack for Ultrawings 2, bringing new air races and missions to its VR flight game. The ‘The Kodiak Air Racer’ DLC introduces a unique plane to Ultrawings 2. Described as a fast and heavy vehicle, Bit ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 8 November, 2022 UTC

Shores of Loci Hands-On: A Beautifully Executed Puzzle Game For Quest 2

Six months after its early access launch on App Lab, MikeTeevee’s Shores of Loci has officially arrived on the official store for Quest 2. Read on for our full hands-on impressions of this puzzle game that see you rebuild the world around you. Puzzle ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 8 November, 2022 UTC

Quest Pro Teardown Shows Dual Fans & Empty Depth Sensor Slot

iFixit’s Quest Pro teardown reveals 2 cooling fans and an empty slot where the depth sensor would have been. Before Quest Pro was formally launched at Connect it was known as “Project Cambria”. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Protocol in May Cambria will ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 8 November, 2022 UTC

The Weeknd Music Pack DLC Available Now For Beat Saber

Yep, another Beat Saber DLC music pack is here, this time featuring 10 tracks from The Weeknd. It’s a good time to be a Beat Saber fan, with the gap between new DLC releases seemingly getting shorter and shorter each time. Just a month after the release ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 8 November, 2022 UTC

Remote Display Beta For PC & Mac Spotted In Quest Home

Meta appears to be testing a new Remote Display app for Quest headsets that brings a Mac or PC into Quest Home. We asked for this exact feature in an editorial last week and Meta’s VP in charge of VR confirmed that “PC streaming” was among the features ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 8 November, 2022 UTC

Horror-Themed Rollercoaster Shooter Coming To PSVR 2 This Spring

The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR is an upcoming action-packed rollercoaster horror shooter, making its debut this spring exclusively on PSVR 2. Switchback VR is a fast-paced horror shooter set within the spine-chilling world of The Dark Pictures Anthology, ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 8 November, 2022 UTC

Crossfire: Sierra Squad Offers An Intense Arcade Shooter On PSVR 2 Next Year

Following on from Rogan: The Thief in the Castle, Smilegate returns to VR with Crossfire: Sierra Squad, a new arcade shooter coming to PSVR 2 in 2023. A VR spin-off of Smilegate’s popular flatscreen FPS, Crossfire: Sierra Squad was revealed alongside ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 7 November, 2022 UTC

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast Campaign Launches For Quest

Team Beef released to Patreon backers a Quest port of Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast. Jedi Outcast originally released in 2002 and features a range of Star Wars weapons including lightsabers and force powers. The “in-development” full single-player ... more - uploadvr