Tons of new VR games for every platform, including Oculus Quest, SteamVR, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, and everything in between were announced at the 2020 Upload VR Showcase. Here's everything we saw!
Getting a little tired of watching Frozen 2, but aren't yet ready to leave the world of Frozen? Myth: A Frozen Tale is a new short film for the Oculus Quest that immerses viewers into the world like never before.
Hand tracking is a new feature for the Oculus Quest, but it's still in its early stages. Oculus has improved the feature through an extended preview phase, but there are still some things you can do to ensure the best experience.
The Oculus Quest is a standalone headset that doesn't require any cables to be connected to your PC. The device has received a number of new features in recent months, but hand tracking may be the most significant.
Beat Saber may be the most successful VR game of all time, but that doesn't mean the team has been resting on its laurels. A new update, just in time for Memorial Day, adds an astounding 46 new beatmaps covering 90-degree and 360-degree levels, as well as new single saber maps that include a new expert+ difficulty level.
The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets is already an incredibly intriguing game, filled with little wonders to find and explore. A new update adds Oculus Quest hand tracking to the game, giving it an impressive new tool that makes these miniature virtual worlds seem even more real than before.
Oculus now officially supports hand tracking in everything from the Oculus Quest home menu to retail games. Several free and inexpensive indie games support the feature, and now three retail titles are also rolling out official hand tracking support.
Falling or tripping over something in VR just plain sucks. It's easy to injure yourself when this happens, but Oculus' latest Guardian update for the Oculus Quest can now detect when objects get in your way and give you ample warning ahead of time.
Thanks to a new Oculus Software update, it's easier than ever to connect your Oculus Quest to your gaming PC to experience full-fledged PC VR. The charging cable that comes with every Oculus Quest can now be utilized as an Oculus Link cable, giving every Quest player with a viable PC the ability to play PC VR games.
Since the Quest launched, users have requested the option to add multiple user profiles or accounts on one headset. However, Facebook has been slow, if not completely opposed, to implementing such an option. We look into whether there is any solution, official or unofficial, to splitting up profiles
Fans of the Ender's Game series of books have probably wished a time or two that they could try out the amazing zero-gravity combat arenas described in the books. If that description fits you, or if you'd just love to find out what zero-gravity combat might be like, Echo VR for the Oculus Quest is exactly what you want.
Facebook has been diligently working on the next-generation Oculus Quest 2, code-named Del Mar, but it seems supply chain issues due to COVID-19 may end up delaying that product launch. On the bright side, we've got some juicy new details regarding the Oculus Quest 2's capabilities.