Share

Please share VR AR News with your friends:
Thanks and regards,
Mark Anthony Sammut
 

Saturday, 30 July, 2022 UTC

Between Realities VR Podcast: Season 5 Episode 22 Season 5 Finale

In the Season 5 Finale of Between Realties, Alex and Skeeva invited members of the live show audience to join the conversation for a special extended broadcast. SadlyItsBradley and Rhys Da King make appearances along many others for quick discussions ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 30 July, 2022 UTC

Zero Caliber PvP Modes Available Now On Quest

The latest update for the VR FPS Zero Caliber: Reloaded is now available, adding a full multiplayer PvP mode to the game on Oculus Quest and Meta Quest 2. The PvP mode is only on Quest for now, but PC VR support is coming later this year. A big PC VR-specific ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 July, 2022 UTC

Myst Update Adds Hand Tracking Support And More On Quest

A new update is available for Myst which adds hand tracking support and other requested features. Players can now use hand tracking for the entire Myst experience from start to finish on Quest with gestures for smooth locomotion and other interactions. ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 29 July, 2022 UTC

Half-Life: Incursion Brings New Waved-Based Combat Campaign To Alyx

Half-Life: Incursion is a new mod for Half-Life: Alyx that adds a one-hour campaign with wave-based combat and randomized enemy spawns. The creators describe Incursion as “hour-long campaign with non-linear objectives” that offers more challenging combat ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 July, 2022 UTC

Venice Immersive 2022 Selection: Peaky Blinders VR, Space Explorers & More

The Venice International Film Festival unveiled this year’s selection for Venice Immersive (the newly-renamed XR division of the festival) this week, which includes the upcoming Peaky Blinders VR experience, alongside Space Explorers, The Soloist VR ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 July, 2022 UTC

Resolution Games Announces Blaston Championship 2022 Esports Tournament

Resolution Games announced a new esports tournament for its roomscale 1v1 shooter Blaston today, open to all players in North America and Europe, featuring a prize pool valued at $10,000. The Blaston Championship 2022 will begin on August 1, two regional ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 July, 2022 UTC

Walkabout Mini Golf Adds Fully Explorable Labyrinth With New DLC

Walkabout Mini Golf now offers paid downloadable content that adds an 18 hole course and full size maze inspired by the 1986 movie Labyrinth. Each hole adapts a different scene of the film into a mini golf hole with the studio’s experience in traditional ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 July, 2022 UTC

Zuckerberg Wants Meta’s AR/VR Business To Be As Big As Ads By 2030

Mark Zuckerberg wants Meta’s AR/VR business to be “as big as our current ad business within this decade”. The goal was revealed earlier this month in an all-hands company meeting leaked to The Verge. It was part of a response to an employee asking how ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 28 July, 2022 UTC

We Met In Virtual Reality: Director Joe Hunting Met VRChat Cast During Film’s Tour

Joe Hunting met the subjects of his documentary in the physical world for the first time during the film’s tour. We Met In Virtual Reality is the full-length documentary now streaming to HBO subscribers and it was captured by Hunting while finishing ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 July, 2022 UTC

Meta’s Quarterly AR/VR Revenue Now Growing Faster Than Costs

Meta’s Reality Labs revenue grew 48% year-over-year in Q2 2022, while costs grew 19%. Reality Labs is the division of Meta responsible for Quest VR hardware & software, Portal video calling appliances, and the Ray-Ban Stories camera glasses – as ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 July, 2022 UTC

US FTC Sues Meta To Stop ‘Ultimate Goal Of Owning The Entire Metaverse’

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking an injunction in U.S. District Court to stop Mark Zuckerberg and Meta Platforms from buying fitness service Supernatural. A partially redacted complaint alleges the acquisition announced last year was poised to ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 July, 2022 UTC

Population: One Ending Quest 1 Support In October

Those with an original Quest headset will no longer be able to download or play Population: One from October 31, 2022. Developers BigBox VR announced that Quest 1 support will be dropped from the VR battle royale game at the end of October. We're building ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 July, 2022 UTC

Backseat VR Developer: Moss: Book II With Polyarc’s Chris Alderson

In this week’s episode of Backseat VR Developer, Alex and Skeeva play Moss: Book II joined by developer Chris Alderson from Polyarc. Tune in every Wednesday at 10 am Pacific on the UploadVR YouTube channel for a new episode of Backseat VR Developer as ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 July, 2022 UTC

Gambit! Reveals More Gameplay With New Feature Reveal

Fresh off of the reveal of a story trailer during the Upload VR Showcase, co-op shooter Gambit! has revealed yet more gameplay. Nearly a minute of footage from the XREAL-developed game was revealed along with the ‘Gun Fever’ feature in the video below. ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 27 July, 2022 UTC

Immersed Embraces Free Pricing For Remote Desktop Tools

Immersed says its main remote desktop tools on Quest 2 will be free “forever” including 3 virtual monitors for your PC or Mac, the ability to collaborate with up to four others, a virtual webcam, and more. The app debuted on Quest in 2020 with free options ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 26 July, 2022 UTC

Beat Saber Free With Quest 2 Purchase Before 2023

Quest 2 buyers get Beat Saber free if they purchase the standalone headset new between August 1 and December 31 of 2022. According to Meta, “People who purchase a new Meta Quest 2 from August 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 and activate the device ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 26 July, 2022 UTC

Quest 2 Price Jumps To $399 As Meta Costs Rise

The price for a new Quest 2 is jumping to $399 as Meta says “the costs to make and ship our products have been on the rise.” Oculus Quest 2 debuted at $299 in 2020, $100 cheaper than Oculus Quest from 2019. In 2021, Facebook bumped the base Quest 2 headset’s ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 26 July, 2022 UTC

PSVR 2 Reveals Passthrough Features And Virtual Boundary System

PSVR 2 will use its four onboard cameras to allow players to see into the real world and set up safe boundary zones, Sony has confirmed. A post on the PlayStation Blog revealed new details for the upcoming headset, which runs off of the PS5 console. ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 26 July, 2022 UTC

Warplanes: Battles Over Pacific Quest 2 Release Date Brought Forward

The release date for WW2-era VR flight combat game, Warplanes: Battles Over Pacific, has been brought forward on Quest 2. Yes, forward. As in you’ll be able to play it earlier. The game was originally due to hit the official Quest store on August 11. ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 25 July, 2022 UTC

Stress Level Zero: Bonelab Now ‘Playable From Logos To Credits’

Bonelab is now playable from the opening logos to the end credits, according to Brandon J Laatsch from Stress Level Zero. Bonelab is playable from logos to credits. Actually, has been for a while. Polish, bugs, feature creep, polish! — Brandon J Laatsch ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 25 July, 2022 UTC

Warplanes: Battles Over Pacific Launches August 18 For Quest 2

After releasing on App Lab in March, Warplanes: Battles Over Pacific will fly onto the Oculus Store for Quest 2 in August. The game is listed in the ‘Coming Soon’ section of the Oculus Store, with a date of August 18 attached. Battles Over Pacific is ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 23 July, 2022 UTC

Cooking Simulator VR Coming To Quest 2 On July 28

Cooking Simulator VR is coming to Meta Quest 2, releasing next week on July 28. Following on from the PC VR release last year, the Quest 2 version will be available for $24.99 on the Oculus Store — original Quest not supported. The PC VR version won ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 22 July, 2022 UTC

Pico 4 & Pico 4 Pro Spotted In FCC Filings

Documents in an FCC filing provide a glimpse of a Pico 4 standalone VR headset as well as Pico 4 Pro with added face and eye tracking. First spotted by Protocol’s Janko Roettgers, the documents provide what may our first look at the successor to the ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 22 July, 2022 UTC

Shock Troops Coming To Quest 2 Next Week

Inspired by classics like Doom and Quake, Shock Troops is coming to Quest 2, available next week. Announced last September, Shook Troops is the new game from developer Garage Collective and a spiritual successor to its 2018 title Theta Legion. It’s a ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 22 July, 2022 UTC

Meta Introduces 18+ Tag Policy For Mature Content In Horizon Worlds

Meta is adjusting its content policies for Horizon Worlds and introducing a new content rating system for “mature audiences”. Meta signposted the change in an email sent out to Horizon Worlds users, indicating that creators need to apply a content rating ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 22 July, 2022 UTC

Ubisoft Cancels Development Of Splinter Cell VR

Ubisoft has cancelled Splinter Cell VR after several years of development. Ubisoft has canceled development of Splinter Cell VR and Ghost Recon Frontline (and two other unannounced games) — Stephen Totilo (@stephentotilo) July 21, 2022 Ubisoft announced ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 21 July, 2022 UTC

Moss: Book II Graphics Comparison – Quest 2 vs PSVR

Our latest graphics comparison is here looking at the differences between Moss: Book II on Quest 2 and PSVR. Moss: Book II is a follow up and continuation of the fantastic VR platformer Moss, developed by Polyarc and available across all VR platforms. ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 21 July, 2022 UTC

Red Matter 2 Gameplay Showcases Stunning Visuals On Quest 2

After setting a new standard for standalone VR visuals with the first game, Vertical Robot’s Red Matter 2 looks likely to do the same again on Quest 2. A technical showcase video shared by developers Vertical Robot on Twitter indicates Red Matter 2 should ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 20 July, 2022 UTC

Space Explorers Full Series From The ISS Now Available

Felix & Paul Studios completed the release of its Space Explorers: The ISS Experience series captured with the company’s industry-leading camera systems in outer space. Part four of the series is available now in Space Explorers: The ISS Experience ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 20 July, 2022 UTC

Backseat VR Developer: Demeo With Resolution Games’ Gustav Stenmark

In this week’s episode of Backseat VR Developer, Alex and Skeeva play Demeo joined by Producer Gustav Stenmark from Resolution Games. Tune in every Wednesday at 10 am Pacific on the UploadVR YouTube channel for a new episode of Backseat VR Developer ... more - uploadvr