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Zuckerberg: Quest 2 ‘on track to be first mainstream VR headset’, Next Headset Confirmed

During Facebook's Q4 2020 earnings call today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Quest 2 is "on track to be the first mainstream virtual reality...

Parents Who Gift Quest 2 to Kids Under 13 Years Old are in for...

Christmas day has come and the evidence suggests that Quest 2 was a hot gift item this year. While it may have inspired screams...

Germany Opens Legal Action Against Facebook Account Requirement for Oculus Headsets

Today, Germany's Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) announced it was initiating formal abuse proceedings against Facebook for its controversial policy of requiring new Oculus device...

FTC Sues Facebook Over Alleged Monopolization – What it Could Mean for Oculus

The United States Federal Trade Commission today announced it has filed a lawsuit with the Washington, D.C. US District Court alleging anticompetitive practices that...

Led by Former Oculus Exec, Facebook’s New Cloud Gaming Service Paves the Way to...

This week Facebook announced the launch of cloud-streamed games from Facebook Gaming. These are games which are rendered in the cloud and then streamed...

Mark Zuckerberg: ‘Oculus Quest 2 pre-orders were five times higher than original Quest’

Oculus Quest 2 has celebrated a pretty successful launch, with some developers saying they've seen a dramatic jump in both sales and engagement across...

Facebook’s Expanded VR Policies Disallow “invading personal space” and “sexual gestures”

As Facebook moved to require Facebook accounts to be used with Oculus headsets, the company also updated and expanded its VR policies which now...

Report: Facebook Acquires Varifocal Startup Lemnis Technologies

It's come to light that Lemnis Technologies, a startup creating varifocal optics for use in VR headsets, has reportedly been absorbed by Facebook in...

Project Aria is Facebook’s Prototype AR Glasses Which Start Real-world Testing This Month

Facebook is continuing its push toward delivering AR glasses and it's showing some of its development out in the open; Project Aria is a...

Facebook to Discontinue Rift Product Line in 2021, Will No Longer Build PC-only VR...

Capping off dwindling interest in the PC side of the VR spectrum, Facebook said today that it will discontinue the Rift product line early...

Facebook Accounts Using Fake Names, Among Other Violations, Risk Losing Access to Oculus Content

With Facebook recently moving to require the use of a Facebook account with Oculus headsets we wanted to understand how violations of the company's...

Leak Confirms Quest 2 with Snapdragon XR2, Higher Resolution & 256GB Variant

A massive leak featuring several promotional videos has confirmed the upcoming Quest 2's basic specs ahead of Facebook Connect this week. Much of the info...

Facebook Expands Access to ‘Venues’ Beta Ahead of Connect Next Week

Facebook dropped the Oculus prefix for its social VR event viewing platform, rebranding it to simply Venues—another ostensible move to minimize the Oculus name (eg:...

Facebook Halts Sale of Rift & Quest in Germany Amid Regulatory Concerns

Facebook has halted sales of all Oculus VR headsets in Germany, something the company says will be temporary during its ongoing talks with German...

In ‘Horizon’ Facebook Can Invisibly Observe Users in Real-time to Spot Rule Violations

Facebook Horizon is shaping up to be an interesting social VR offering with powerful building tools that will allow players to create and share their...
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