Tag: Oculus Rift

Facebook ‘evaluating options’ for out-of-warranty Rift CV1 cables

UploadVR has heard from a number of concerned owners of the Oculus Rift CV1 — Facebook’s first consumer-oriented PC-based VR headset released in 2016 — who are worried about getting replacement parts after its discontinuation earlier this year. So we reached out to Facebook and a representative wrote in an email “for customers who are […]

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Vader Immortal: Episode II is coming to VR this year

From the moment you feel the lightsaber in your grip in Vader Immortal: A Star Wars Series you start to feel like your open hand is missing something. Vader Immortal: Episode II should fix that by giving you Force powers. The next episode in the three-part series from ILMxLab is due for release later this […]

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Red Matter’s Oculus Quest sales eclipse its Rift sales in just 1 week

Sales of Red Matter on Oculus Quest have already surpassed the game’s lifetime sales on Rift, according to the developer Vertical Robot. The Rift version of the game launched 15 months ago. It currently has 172 ratings on the Rift store, averaging 4.4 stars. The Quest version is now at the No. 1 spot on the […]

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Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot launches without Oculus Rift support on Steam

Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot is out and will not have official support for the Oculus Rift on Steam. If you’re curious to know what we thought of Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot, you can read (or watch) our full review right here. We weren’t very impressed. It has some good ideas and takes advantages of one of the most well-known IPs in […]

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June Steam hardware survey: The Rift-Vive cap shrinks … sort of

We took a month off in May (forgive us! E3!) but June’s Steam Hardware Survey results are in. Put simply, they don’t show much change in the overall landscape. The Oculus Rift still leads the charge with 44.12% of the overall VR headset use on Steam. Pairing the 40.76% share that HTC Vive has with the 1.66% […]

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Oculus Quest developer shares tricks to optimize Rift and Vive ports

In the days leading up to Oculus Quest’s launch, the company’s head of third-party content told VentureBeat that porting higher-end PC titles to the standalone platform was more about art asset formatting than code optimization. Now early third-party Quest developer Immerse is revealing exactly how art reformatting brought a PC-caliber enterprise training app to the […]

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Superhot VR’s sales on Oculus Quest are 300% higher than its 2016 Rift launch

Superhot VR was one of around 50 titles available when Oculus’ new Quest headset arrived last week. Despite stiff competition, the development team says sales were 300% higher than when it first launched on Rift. The developer didn’t provide any specifics, as to how long that launch window is or, indeed, how many units it […]

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VR multiplayer shooter Pavlov is coming to Oculus Quest without cross-play with Rift

Pavlov is coming to the Oculus Quest according to developer Dave Villz. Pavlov is a multiplayer shooter that has often been likened to a VR version of Counter-Strike. It currently sits at 89% positive reviews on Steam, and is a frequently recommended buy in the VR community. Pavlov was first hinted at coming to Quest all the way back […]

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