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Oculus silently reverses course on its DRM strategy, removes lockouts from Oculus Store

For the past few weeks, there’s been a storm swirling in virtual reality between Oculus and HTC Vive owners. Last month, Oculus rolled out a DRM solution as part of the Oculus Store’s software. The purpose of the patch was ...

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New Oculus DRM gave VR piracy a big boost

The first consumer VR headsets are just starting to ship, but choosing between the two options is an important call for early adopters. Both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift cost $ 600 and there’s already some exclusive software. Oculus ...

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Oculus shipping hardware to retail stores while pre-orders are delayed for months

One of the most difficult aspects of VR is how hard it is to actually convey the experience of using the device. It’s not the first time we’ve had this problem — both 3-D and multi-monitor configurations don’t translate well ...

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Software hack makes Oculus Rift titles playable on HTC Vive [Updated]

Update (4/14/2016): Oculus has contacted us to state the following: “This is a hack, and we don’t condone it. Users should expect that hacked games won’t work indefinitely, as regular software updates to games, apps, and our platform are likely ...

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Oculus Rift pre-orders slip to early June, current orders shipping in August

The Oculus Rift is facing serious shipping issues: Day one preorder customers have been told their hardware may not ship until late May or the end of June. That’s the news reported by multiple individuals following a shipping update from ...

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Why you shouldn’t pre-order an Oculus Rift

Share This article In roughly six weeks, Oculus will finally launch the Oculus Rift. Interest in the Rift has been high ever since its Kickstarter three years ago, and the company’s hardware can deliver a thrilling experience unlike anything conventional ...

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AMD unveils its own CPU recommendations for Oculus VR

Share This article Earlier this week, Oculus opened pre-orders for systems and configurations that it believes will deliver an acceptable VR experience. Overall, it’s probably best if consumers hold off on pre-ordering VR equipment — but since we’ve spent most ...

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Oculus CEO hopes Rift spurs gamers to upgrade their ‘crappy PCs’

Share This article The CEO of Oculus, Palmer Lucky, did a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) yesterday, where he touched on several interesting topics — including some much-needed clarification on how the Oculus Store will function, and the future of ...

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Crytek’s stunning The Climb showcases VR performance on the Oculus Rift

Share This article As VR headsets like the Oculus Rift tip-toe towards launch day, we’re starting to hear more about the types of VR content you’ll actually be able to buy. Last week, CCP Games and Oculus jointly announced that ...

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All Oculus Rift preorders will ship with the amazing Eve: Valkyrie

Share This article Oculus and CCP Games, the developers of Eve: Valkyrie, announced that all Rift preorders would ship with a free copy of the game. This is going to go over extremely well with virtually anyone who has played ...

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