PlayStation Move Sees Minor Hardware Update, Launching Alongside New PSVR Model

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PlayStation Move Sees Minor Hardware Update, Launching Alongside New PSVR Model
Revealed on the Japanese PlayStation blog, Sony is making a few minor adjustments to new Move controllers, timed with the arrival of the updated PlayStation VR headset. In a surprise update to the PlayStation FAQ, Sony announced that PSVR is getting a hardware refresh that includes integrated audio and new Processor Unit (aka breakout box) […]
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Space Pirate Trainer Marks Official Release With Major Update

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Space Pirate Trainer Marks Official Release With Major Update
The classic VR game celebrates it’s graduation from early access with new enemies, power-ups and improvements. Every virtual reality enthusiast has heard of Space Pirate Trainer. For many fans of the HTC Vive, including myself, it was the first experience we had in VR, serving as the catalyst for our eventual obsession with the technology. […]
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‘Bigscreen’ Update Brings Big Ease-of-use Improvements, Better Avatars

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‘Bigscreen’ Update Brings Big Ease-of-use Improvements, Better Avatars
Bigscreen is a social VR app which lets VR users bring their PC desktops into virtual reality, as if sitting at their computer next to friends or co-workers. Users inside of Bigscreen can see each other’s desktops which means they can watch movies, play games together, and plenty more. A new update launched today brings a […]
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Space Sim ‘Elite Dangerous’ Gets Major Update With New Content and VR Fixes

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Space Sim ‘Elite Dangerous’ Gets Major Update With New Content and VR Fixes
Elite Dangerous (2014), the interstellar space trading, fighting, and exploration sim, has received a major new update, 2.4, The Return, which brings frightening new enemies to the virtual galaxy, as well as a number of fixes to the game’s VR mode, and improvements to the avatar system. Elite Dangerous is not a VR-only title, but with […]
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Massive ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Update ‘Warzone’ Rolls Out Today, Including PC & PS4 Support

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Massive ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Update ‘Warzone’ Rolls Out Today, Including PC & PS4 Support
The biggest update ever to EVE: Valkyrie (2016) is launching today. Called ‘Warzone’, the expansion brings with it a number of big features including support for PC and PS4, new maps, and a whole reworking of ship classes and abilities that essentially makes it feel more like the popular team-based shooter Overwatch (but in space). Since its […]
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Latest Chrome Update Lets Google Daydream Users Easily Browse the Web in VR

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Latest Chrome Update Lets Google Daydream Users Easily Browse the Web in VR
We knew that Google was working on adding VR capabilities to its mobile version of Chrome since last year. Now with the release of Chrome 61, Daydream VR users can browse websites and also continue to enjoy the quick and easy VR experiences delivered via WebVR. Chrome team member François Beaufort released the news on […]
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Rec Room Update Allows You To Invent New Games

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Rec Room Update Allows You To Invent New Games
Against Gravity, the developer behind Rec Room, released the latest update for its free to play social VR game today. While the patch features an array of small fixes and improvements, there is one new feature that steals the show, the Sandbox Machine. Hosts of private Rec Room games can now activate the “sandbox machine,” […]
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‘Rec Room’ Update Adds New Quest, ‘Curse of the Crimson Cauldron’

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‘Rec Room’ Update Adds New Quest, ‘Curse of the Crimson Cauldron’
The impressive content of popular social VR game Rec Room has once again expanded, with this week’s update introducing a brand new Quest titled ‘Curse of the Crimson Cauldron’. Developer Against Gravity believes their third co-op VR mini-adventure is the longest and most challenging to date. As described in an entry on the game’s Steam […]
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EVE: Valkyrie ‘Warzone’ Update Adds Non-VR Mode and PS4, PC Cross Platform Play

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EVE: Valkyrie ‘Warzone’ Update Adds Non-VR Mode and PS4, PC Cross Platform Play
One of the earliest big exclusive releases for VR, EVE: Valkyrie from CCP Games, continues to evolve and with the latest free expansion dubbed ‘Warzone’ the developers have opened its particular brand of slick online space shooter to players without a VR headset whilst also allowing anyone across both PC and PS4 platforms, with or […]
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Dead and Buried Update Adds 360-degree Screenshots and More

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Dead and Buried Update Adds 360-degree Screenshots and More
We liked Oculus Studio’s wild-west themed shooting gallery Dead and Buried when we reviewed it late last year. The newly-released Summer of Bullets update doesn’t re-invent the game, but it does change up a few modes and add two options to share your best gun-slinging moments with your friends. First up is 360-degree capture support […]
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Today’s Firefox Update Brings Rift and Vive WebVR Support to Everyone

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Today’s Firefox Update Brings Rift and Vive WebVR Support to Everyone
Today is a big day for WebVR as the latest public update to Firefox adds support for the Rift and Vive, making it easy to step into VR experiences that are served directly from the web. WebVR is a in-development web standard that makes it possible to create VR content that lives on the web. […]
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‘Rec Room’ Update Adds Hundreds of New Items, Increases Level Cap, Squashes Bugs

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‘Rec Room’ Update Adds Hundreds of New Items, Increases Level Cap, Squashes Bugs
The impressively popular social VR game Rec Room recently received a ‘Fancy Pants’ update, adding more than 100 new items for players to customize their avatars. As detailed on the game’s Steam news page, the update fixes a number of bugs, increases the level cap along with retuned XP rewards and level curves, and adds new […]
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Oculus 1.17 Update Will Let You Launch SteamVR Apps From Oculus Home

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Oculus 1.17 Update Will Let You Launch SteamVR Apps From Oculus Home
Until recently, Oculus Rift owners have had to maintain two separate repositories for games; Steam and Oculus Home. And depending on where you bought a game, that’s usually where you’d launch it from. Revealed in a forum post, Oculus will be pushing a general update soon that will allow you to launch SteamVR apps (provided […]
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Bigscreen’s Huge Cinema Update Supports High-Fidelity Multiplayer Streaming

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Bigscreen’s Huge Cinema Update Supports High-Fidelity Multiplayer Streaming
When we first wrote about Bigscreen over a year ago it represented something we hadn’t seen before. Users were able to invite friends into private virtual rooms where they could stream content together in real-time. Not only that, but it allowed users to stream content from their desktop directly, not just from things available online. […]
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Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Daydream VR Update Begins Rolling Out

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Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Daydream VR Update Begins Rolling Out
Announced back in May, an update bringing Google Daydream support to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus has begun rolling out, making those phones the only two to support both Daydream VR and Gear VR. The Android Soul reports today that Galaxy S8 and S8+ updates with Google Daydream support have begun rolling out to […]
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Facebook Update Adds 4K 360 Video Streaming Support to VR Headsets and More

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Facebook Update Adds 4K 360 Video Streaming Support to VR Headsets and More
Facebook today announced new updates coming to their 360 streaming service including live 4k streaming support to VR headsets, image stabilization and a number of features that puts VR-ready 360 video more in line with the company’s standard streaming video service. Facebook also released a list of vetted 360 cameras and software suites so prospective content creators can jump straight into […]
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Acclaimed ‘Racket: Nx’ Getting Major ‘Early Access 2’ Update This Week

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Acclaimed ‘Racket: Nx’ Getting Major ‘Early Access 2’ Update This Week
Racket: Nx is an impressively polished and physical VR arcade sport which plays like a mashup of futuristic racquetball and pinball. Currently in Early Access (and rated 99% positive), the game is due to get a major ‘Early Access 2’ update on July 27th that brings with it a host of improvements from physics to […]
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‘Medium’ Update Lets You Sculpt in VR With Friends

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‘Medium’ Update Lets You Sculpt in VR With Friends
Oculus Medium lets you sculpt virtual models in VR, but until now you’ve had to do it all alone. A new update to the program brings multiplayer functionality, allowing you and a friend to create and collaborate together. Version 1.2 of Medium, now available, adds the Studio Share feature which lets you connect with a friend […]
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Unity Rolls Out Major Update With NVIDIA VRWorks Support

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Unity Rolls Out Major Update With NVIDIA VRWorks Support
Unity rolled out a major update to its development platform bringing with it a number of improvements across the board. The 2017.1 update to the Unity toolset includes highly touted features like a timeline for producing cinematic content and trailers, while also adding NVIDIA VRWorks to render VR more efficiently on recent NVIDIA graphics cards […]
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New Oculus Update Embraces 360 Room-scale, Adds Mixed Reality Capture

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New Oculus Update Embraces 360 Room-scale, Adds Mixed Reality Capture
Version 1.16 of Oculus Rift software is beginning to roll out to all Rift users, adding support for Mixed Reality capture, a redesigned interface for future updates and issue reporting, a new Home environment and multilanguage support. The Store now supports 360°-only apps, and provides alerts before purchases if you don’t have an appropriate tracking […]
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Rift 1.16 Update Adds New Look For Oculus Home, Mixed Reality Capture

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Rift 1.16 Update Adds New Look For Oculus Home, Mixed Reality Capture
Oculus has got into a pretty steady pattern of releasing new software updates for its Rift VR headset each and every month, and June’s edition is rolling out now. Rift 1.16 adds a handful of appreciated features to the platform, though there’s little in the way of truly significant news. Highlighting the update is added […]
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Leap Motion Update Improves Physics, Supports Rift And Vive Controllers

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Leap Motion Update Improves Physics, Supports Rift And Vive Controllers
Fully functioning hand-tracking might be a ways off from becoming the standard form of VR input, but Leap Motion is making a big step toward that future today, taking its Interaction development engine to 1.0 and introducing some major new features. The Interaction Engine has been available in early Beta since last year, but this […]
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Oculus v1.15 Update Adds Full Room Scale Support, Rolling Out Now

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Oculus v1.15 Update Adds Full Room Scale Support, Rolling Out Now
Update: The full Oculus 1.15 software update is now rolling out to Rift owners. You can see a full changelog here. Original story: The Oculus Rift has supported room scale VR, in which players can walk around a physical space and have their movements replicated in a virtual one, since the launch of its Touch […]
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SteamVR Home Beta Adds Social Features In Major Update

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SteamVR Home Beta Adds Social Features In Major Update
SteamVR is an essential platform for virtual reality and, starting today, exploring it is about to get a whole lot better. In a community post published today, Valve Software is announcing a major update that will vastly improve the way users can interact with VR content and friends. SteamVR Home is the name of a new beta program […]
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Daydream 2.0 Platform Update to Bring Major Improvements to All Daydream Devices

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Daydream 2.0 Platform Update to Bring Major Improvements to All Daydream Devices
Daydream’s 2.0 software update, called Daydream Euphrates, is going to bring along with it some major changes that are set to reach down to the core of the upcoming Android ‘O’ operating system. In a AR/VR press briefing, Google told us there are a number of new systems the update will add across all Daydream headsets, regardless […]
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Oculus ‘Medium’ 1.1 Update Brings Major Improvements

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Oculus ‘Medium’ 1.1 Update Brings Major Improvements
On April 12th, Oculus Medium received the 1.1 ‘Large’ update, which added several highly-requested features, including the ability to import reference images. Medium is Oculus’ flagship creative tool for the Touch motion controllers, recognised for its intuitive sculpting and modelling features. Debuted at Oculus Connect 2 in September 2015, and bundled free with Oculus Touch […]
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‘Elite Dangerous: Commanders’ Update Now Lets You and 3 Friends Co-pilot Interstellar Spacecraft

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‘Elite Dangerous: Commanders’ Update Now Lets You and 3 Friends Co-pilot Interstellar Spacecraft
Elite Dangerous, the interstellar space trading, fighting, and exploration simulator, has been teasing support for co-piloted ships for some time. Today the Commanders 2.3 update launches with the Multi-Crew feature, allowing up to four friends to fly together in VR. Update (4/11/17, 9:51AM): Following a series of beta releases, Elite Dangerous: The Commanders (2.3) launches today on PC, bringing […]
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New ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Update ‘Groundrush’ is Bringing Planet-based Dogfights

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New ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Update ‘Groundrush’ is Bringing Planet-based Dogfights
EVE: Valkyrie (2016), the arcade dogfighter from EVE Online studio CCP Games, is about to get a big update that promises to take the game in what lead game dev Andrew Willans says via an official Sony blogpost “new and exciting directions.” Called Groundrush, the new update—launching April 11th—will include tweaks to existing systems and a brand new map, […]
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‘Robo Recall’ Update Brings Additional Improvements to 360 Degree Tracking

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‘Robo Recall’ Update Brings Additional Improvements to 360 Degree Tracking
One of the slickest titles on the Rift right now, Epic Games’ arcade shooter Robo Recall has received an update which addresses one of the bigger criticisms the title received at launch, 360 degree tracking for the Oculus Touch. Update (4/6/17, 10:33PM PT): Today Epic released a new update to Robo Recall which brings additional […]
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Hands-on: ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Groundrush Update Drops Daring Dogfights to Dangerous Altitudes

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Hands-on: ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Groundrush Update Drops Daring Dogfights to Dangerous Altitudes
Fanfest is upon us again, CCP’s yearly festival in Reykjavik for all things EVE Online, but to go along with the round table discussions and announcements surrounding the massive multiplayer universe is a new update to the studio’s sci-fi VR arcade dogfighter EVE: Valkyrie (2016). Coming April 11th to Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PSVR is an expansion called […]
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