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Latest Oculus news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Oculus, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Oculus is killing its Samsung Gear VR apps and we’re not surprised 

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Oculus CTO calls Gear VR a missed opportunity

  • By Naresh
  • 3 years ago

Oculus rolls out worldwide refund policy for digital content on the Gear VR

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

Oculus announces Chromecast support for the Samsung Gear VR

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

ZeniMax is now suing Samsung over the Gear VR headset

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

Google Daydream doesn’t work on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ yet

The Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ are one of the most feature-packed and most powerful smartphones that have ever been released. They are also compatible with Oculus VR, the most famous VR platform in the market right now. However, they are not compatible with Google’s Daydream VR platform right now. Hardware-wise, Samsung’s new flagship smartphones […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

Gear VR gameplay can now be streamed to Facebook Live

Oculus has updated its Gear VR platform to enable those who own this Samsung virtual reality headset to stream their gameplay sessions directly to Facebook Live. The Facebook-owned company says that the idea behind this feature is to “share the magic” of virtual reality with your friends and family since it can be a bit […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Oculus Rooms and Parties bring VR social experiences to the Gear VR

Oculus unveiled a couple of new VR social features at its annual developer conference a couple of months back. Rooms is simply a virtual reality space in which people can hang out with their VR avatars while Parties provides built-in voice chat functionality. As you might remember, the Gear VR headset is a collaboration between […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung teams up with Google, HTC, Oculus, Sony, and Acer to form the Global Virtual Reality Association

Virtual reality is booming. Ever since Oculus started working on its VR headset, many companies, big and small, have jumped onto the VR bandwagon. VR has the potential to be the next big computing and entertainment platform. Now, these companies joining hands to form a focus group to promote VR. Samsung has announced on its […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

Android 7.0 Nougat beta for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge doesn’t have Gear VR support

Samsung launched the Galaxy Beta Program recently to provide builds of Android 7.0 Nougat beta for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge. The program has been launched in the United States, United Kingdom, South Korea and China. Interested users first have to register through the app and it’s only after they’re selected do […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Gear VR’s footprint spans across 150 countries, has more than 400 apps

The Gear VR is Samsung’s first virtual reality headset. It worked on this product with Facebook-owned Oculus, a serious virtual reality company that has since released its own powerful tethered VR headset. Samsung and Oculus continue to collaborate on this product which has been successful despite the fact that VR is still a nascent medium. Head […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Oculus warns against using the Gear VR with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung is getting all the unwanted attention after multiple reports of Galaxy Note 7 units exploding due to faulty batteries. Now, Oculus has warned Gear VR users against using the Galaxy Note 7 until Samsung replaces their units with new ones. The company has also sent an email to Gear VR users with the same […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

Gear VR to get Oculus Rift-like UI with the upcoming update

Samsung developed the Gear VR in partnership with Oculus, and the latter developed the UI for the virtual reality headset. However, Oculus Home on the Gear VR looks a bit different than it does on the Oculus Rift, but that’s set to change with the upcoming update. A new video posted on YouTube shows the new […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

Oculus brings virtual reality documentary Nomad to the Gear VR

Samsung and Oculus are working together to bring more virtual reality content for Gear VR owners. Hitman Go was announced for the Gear VR yesterday, and now Nomads, a virtual reality documentary, is available to be viewed on Samsung’s virtual reality headset. Nomads, which is created by Montreal-based VR studio Felix & Paul, takes viewers through lives of […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 7 years ago

One million people used the Gear VR last month: Oculus

Virtual reality is beginning to pick up steam slowly. Samsung’s partnership with Oculus, which is one of the bigger players in the industry, for the Gear VR is already bearing fruit. Head of mobile at Oculus, Max Cohen, has now mentioned that the Gear VR was used by about one million people last month. He […]

  • By Valerie R.
  • 7 years ago

Oculus Social brings social features to Samsung Gear VR, Facebook tie-in coming soon

Oculus has announced that it is bringing social networking features to Samsung’s virtual reality headset, the Gear VR. Starting tomorrow, Gear VR owners will be able to create profiles and connect with friends using their real or usernames. Considering that Oculus is owned by Facebook, this move wasn’t unexpected. With ‘Oculus Social‘, Gear VR users […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 7 years ago

Gear VR to get a full scale consumer launch with Samsung’s next hardware cycle

There is a reason why the second-generation Gear VR headset hasn’t dropped the “innovator edition” tag. Up till now Samsung and Oculus have positioned the virtual reality headset as more of an enthusiast device, or one that’s meant for developers, they’ve never really targeted the headset directly towards consumers. That’s going to change later this […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 8 years ago

Oculus-powered content store brings paid games and experiences for the Gear VR

Even though the Gear VR headset has been around for a long time now users don’t have access to a whole lot of virtual reality content that they can enjoy. One of the reasons for this is the fact that developers haven’t had a platform through which they could sell the VR games, apps and […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 8 years ago

Gear VR developers can compete for the $1 million prize pool from Oculus

Samsung worked with Facebook-owned Oculus on the Gear VR and that partnership continues to this day. To entice developers to create new apps and experiences for Samsung’s virtual reality headset Oculus has announced a prize pool of $1 million. Developers can compete to win cash prizes from this pool provided that they develop something new […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 8 years ago

Temple Run VR is an endless running game for the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition

Samsung’s first venture into the world of virtual reality started with the release of the Gear VR Innovator Edition, which landed in the US earlier this month. Samsung had also showcased a sneak peek of the content, which was specifically designed to be experienced on the Gear VR. Now, Imangi Studios, producer of the famous game Temple […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 years ago
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