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Friday, 9 September, 2022 UTC

Snap Is Working On Next Generation Spectacles, But Still Only For Developers

Snap is working on next generation AR Spectacles, but seemingly still only for developers. In an all-hands memo leaked to The Verge and confirmed by a Snap spokesperson, CEO Evan Spiegel outlined the company’s current challenges and future plans. Here’s ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 9 September, 2022 UTC

Puzzling Places To Donate Proceeds From New Ukraine Pack On Quest And PSVR

The Ukraine Pack for Puzzling Places is now available on Quest and PSVR headsets and all initial proceeds are being donated to help humanitarian aid and cultural preservation work. Fresh off Puzzling Places’ free Blue Temple update last month, developer ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 8 September, 2022 UTC

Cave Digger 2: Dig Harder Takes Players On An Adventure Deep Underground

Cave Digger 2: Dig Harder is available now. The sequel to Cave Digger takes players again on an enigmatic adventure in an alternative western world, where ever-shifting caves full of riches, dangers and mysteries await. Along with the technical advancements, ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 8 September, 2022 UTC

What The Bat Promises Amusing, Absurd & Accessible VR

What the Bat made me laugh quite a lot more than any other VR game I tried at Gamescom last month. Maybe that’s because most VR game demos aren’t typically comical affairs. Even so, when I wasn’t laughing during my What the Bat demo, I was almost certainly ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 7 September, 2022 UTC

Vive Focus 3 Gets Face & Eye Tracking Add-Ons Ahead Of Quest Pro Launch

HTC now sells face tracking and eye tracking add-ons for Vive Focus 3. Focus 3 is HTC’s standalone VR headset designed for businesses, priced at $1299. The Eye Tracker is priced at $249 and the Facial Tracker at $99, so the total price with both add-ons ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 7 September, 2022 UTC

First Contact Reveals Firewall Ultra, A Zero Hour Follow-Up For PSVR 2

First Contact Entertainment revealed its next title today – Firewall Ultra. Releasing exclusively for PSVR 2, First Contact describes the game as an ‘evolution’ of the franchise, following on from Firewall Zero Hour. Zero Hour, a tactical multiplayer ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 6 September, 2022 UTC

Quest 2’s 120Hz Refresh Rate Will Soon No Longer Be Experimental

Quest 2’s 120Hz refresh rate mode will soon no longer be experimental. The refresh rate of Quest 2 is set per-app by the developer. Meta provides five choices of refresh rate: 60 Hz, 72 Hz, 80 Hz, 90 Hz, and 120 Hz. The 60Hz mode is only allowed for ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 6 September, 2022 UTC

We Are One: Engaging VR Puzzles With Time Loops & Roomscale Shooter Action

We Are One is trying something new – by combining time loop puzzles with elements of roomscale shooters, it presents an engaging mix of two popular VR genres. Revealed earlier this year, the developers from Flat Head Studio ran me through a demo of We ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 6 September, 2022 UTC

Hands-On: Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate Is A Promising Anime Adventure

My time with Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate at Gamescom 2022 was brief, though what I’ve played looks quite promising. Read on for our full hands-on impressions. Anime fans are seeing increasing choices when it comes to VR content, but few developers ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 6 September, 2022 UTC

Pico 4 Pro To Have Automatic IPD, Color Passthrough, HD Controller Haptics

A listing with the Bluetooth standard body reveals new features of the upcoming Pico 4 Pro. ByteDance, the Chinese tech giant behind the TikTok app and Pico VR headsets, teased a successor to the Pico Neo 3 line when launching it to European consumers ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 6 September, 2022 UTC

Breachers Looks Like Rainbow Six Siege In VR

Following on from Hyper Dash, Triangle Factory is back once again with Breachers, a tactical 5v5 VR shooter reminiscent of Rainbow Six Siege. We’ve seen similar efforts to tackle the genre previously, such as with Firewall: Zero Hour, but Breachers takes ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 6 September, 2022 UTC

Meta Connect Is A One-Day Virtual Event On October 11th

Meta Connect is on for October 11th, 2022 as a one-day virtual event with announcements outlining the company’s next steps in VR and AR. A new site teases Meta Connect with a countdown timer and “more information and speaker details coming soon.” Meta ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 6 September, 2022 UTC

Meta Acquires Haptics Startup Lofelt – But Why?

Meta is acquiring haptics startup Lofelt. The acquisition was discovered by The Wall Street Journal. “We’re excited that members of the Lofelt team have joined Meta” a Meta spokesperson said. Lofelt developed software tools for developers to integrate ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 5 September, 2022 UTC

Interkosmos 2000 Has Landed On Meta Quest 2

Ovid Works is back once more with Interkosmos 2000, a new spacefaring VR game available now on Meta Quest 2. Following fellow Soviet-inspired VR release Red Matter 2 last month, Interkosmos 2000 leans more towards simulation than adventure. A sequel ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 5 September, 2022 UTC

The Steam Hardware Survey’s VR Section Has Become Unreliable

Recent anomalies in the Steam Hardware Survey’s VR section suggest it has become unreliable. Companies like Meta, Valve, & HTC don’t reveal hardware sales figures. Historically the Steam Hardware Survey was the the most reliable indicator of PC VR’s ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 5 September, 2022 UTC

New VR Games & Releases September 2022: Quest 2, PSVR, Pico & PC VR

September is here and brings a stacked month of VR games our way. Here’s our rundown of all the new VR releases coming to Quest 2, PSVR, PC VR and Pico platforms in September 2022. Recently Released – End of August 2022 Here’s a quick round-up of releases ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 4 September, 2022 UTC

Into The Radius Arrives Next Week On Meta Quest 2

Following a recent gameplay reveal, developer CM Games confirmed Into the Radius arrives on September 8 for Meta Quest 2. Having launched for PC VR headsets two years ago as an Early Access release, CM Games revealed a Quest 2 port for Into the Radius ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 4 September, 2022 UTC

ForeVR Cornhole Available Now On Meta Quest 2

After announcing development on six new games earlier this year, ForeVR is back once again with the world’s first VR cornhole game. ForeVR has developed a reputation in VR for its family-friendly sports games. Having previously released ForeVR Bowl and ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 3 September, 2022 UTC

Silhouette Brings Novel Hand Tracking Puzzles To Quest In 2023

Silhouette uses hand tracking to create an interesting puzzle game on Quest, but not in the way you might expect. If there was an ongoing theme for much of the discussion about boundary-pushing VR content at Gamescom this year, it was hand tracking. ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 2 September, 2022 UTC

Mixture Will Bring Alchemy And Platforming Together On Quest 2 & PSVR 2

Announced this week, Mixture is an upcoming action-adventure platformer coming to Quest 2 and PSVR 2 from Polish studio Played With Fire. After some hands-on experience at Gamescom, this might be one to watch. In Mixture, you simultaneously control two ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 2 September, 2022 UTC

Contractors Modkit Update Adds ‘Playground’ With Improved Physics

Caveman Studio’s Contractors – the popular fast-paced VR multiplayer shooter – has a big update available now which adds a variety of new features as well as updates to the modkit to allow even more customization. On top of that, the modkit adds some ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 2 September, 2022 UTC

Meta & Qualcomm Partner To Build Custom Chips For Next Generation VR

Meta & Qualcomm are partnering to build custom chips for next generation headsets. The partnership is described as a “a multi-year broad strategic agreement” which will involve both companies’ product & engineering teams working together to develop ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 2 September, 2022 UTC

Tilt Five Hands-On: Impressive Consumer AR For Your Dining Table

Tilt Five is one of the most promising AR headsets available on the market right now. Consumer AR headsets still have a long way to go. The industry is several years from solving key technical problems that complicate the path to lightweight and general ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 1 September, 2022 UTC

Snap ‘Narrowing’ AR Spectacles ‘Investment Scope’ Amid Major Layoffs

Snap just laid off 20% of its staff. How affected is its AR Spectacles project? Spectacles was revealed over a year ago. It’s a standalone device with two cameras to perform spatial tracking of the world as well as hand tracking and video capture. It ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 1 September, 2022 UTC

Meta’s Latest Update To Horizon Workrooms Solves Its Biggest Pain Point

Meta accounts are now supported in Horizon Workrooms, essentially clearing the biggest roadblock to the software’s adoption as remote work and meeting solution. Since launch in August 2021 Horizon Workrooms used a separate Workrooms account and team ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 1 September, 2022 UTC

League Of Legends Music Pack DLC Now Available In Synth Riders

A new Synth Riders music pack is now available, featuring a team up with League of Legends. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a League of Legends crossover in a rhythm VR game either. Following Beat Saber’s free update with K/DA’s POP/STARS back in ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 31 August, 2022 UTC

‘Quest Pro’ Spotted Using WebXR, Further Evidence Of Cambria’s Name

‘Quest Pro’ was spotted accessing WebXR content, further evidence of Project Cambria’s product name. The finding was Tweeted by the co-founder of Zesty, a WebXR immersive ads provider. The data shows how many of a particular headset or browser accessed ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 31 August, 2022 UTC

Mash Me Up: Holonautic Brings Multiplayer Minigames To Quest, Open Beta This Weekend

Mash Me Up is an upcoming online multiplayer VR game that pits players against each other in bite-sized 1v1 minigame scenarios on Quest headsets. It’s available in open beta from this weekend. Open Beta Starting This Weekend for Mash Me Up. Join for ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 31 August, 2022 UTC

Oculus Mobile App Renamed Meta Quest

An update rolling out to iPhones changes the name of the Oculus mobile app to Meta Quest. The update represents one of the last pieces of the former Oculus brand to take the new Meta name. The process started almost immediately after Facebook CEO Mark ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 31 August, 2022 UTC

Apple Trademark Filings Suggest Its Headset Brand Will Be ‘Reality’

An Apple-linked company filed to trademark ‘Reality One’, ‘Reality Pro’, and ‘Reality Processor’, Bloomberg reports. The filings come from a company called ‘Immersive Health Solutions LLC’, a company with no public presence which Bloomberg reports is ... more - uploadvr