SteamVR Updated to Play Nicer with Quest Headsets

Oculus Quest headsets now account for nearly 44% of all headsets used on Steam, and this clearly hasn’t gone unnoticed by Valve. An update to the latest SteamVR beta aims to make the experience easier for new users. Despite making its own VR headset, Valve has stayed true to its commitment to make SteamVR a […]

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Linux-based Standalone VR Headset Boasts PC Specs with a Price to Match, Kickstarter Coming Soon

SimulaVR, the startup behind its own open-source VR Linux distro, is creating a VR headset that aims to bring the full power of a PC to the standalone format. The powerful little standalone is definitely going to cost a pretty penny though, as it’s set to include a detachable compute unit featuring the guts of […]

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‘Beat Saber’ & ‘Job Simulator’ Are PSVR’s Most Downloaded Games of The Year… Again

It’s that time again, when PlayStation reveals the top downloads for the past year. And it comes as no surprise that long-reigning platform champs Beat Saber (2018) and Job Simulator (2016) have again clinched the top two spots as the most-downloaded games for PSVR in 2021. PlayStation released the list today, which shows off PS4, PS5 and PSVR […]

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AmazeVR Secures $15M to Bring Immersive Concerts to VR

AmazeVR, a Los Angeles-based company creating on-demand VR video, has raised $15 million in funding to refocus its efforts to create VR concerts. The company says its first major immersive concert will feature artist Megan Thee Stallion and debut this Spring at activations in select AMC theaters. In the future the company also plans to offer […]

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USPTO Awards Disney Virtual World Metaverse Patent

The Walt Disney Company has recently received a patent for immersive technologies for amusement park rides, eliminating the need for augmented reality (AR) devices, it was reported this week. Disney, one of the world’s largest media and theme park franchises, was awarded the patent for a technology capable of tracking mobile devices to create personalised […]

Microsoft ‘Teams’ Defect to Rivals amid Metaverse Race

A shock report has emerged on Monday that Microsoft has faced dozens of defecting employees who have migrated to Meta Platform Inc. According to the Wall Street Journal, more than 100 workers from the Redmond, Washington-based firm have resigned, with just over 40 leaving for Menlo Park and a few others joining rival firm Apple. […]

Catalonia Launches CatVers Metaverse Project

Catalonia, an autonomous region in northeastern Spain, is the latest government to launch a Metaverse project, it was announced on Monday. The Catalan Blockchain Centre (CBCat) has launched the CatVers, an immersive, open-source virtual environment backed by the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce with roughly €10,000 to €20,000. ? @girona_cat dóna suport en el foment del […]

Most Innovative VR Headset Vendors to Watch in 2022

The concept of virtual reality for everyone is becoming far more realistic in today’s modern landscape. Endless innovation, ignited by the challenges of the pandemic, has prompted a slew of new VR innovations in the last couple of years. New companies are emerging on the market to introduce their own versions of the ultimate VR […]

Twitter Publishes 2022 Major Events Calendar to Assist with Your Marketing Plans

The guide provides an overview of all the major events and key dates of note throughout the year. 

Twitter Activates New, Custom Like Animation for the Latest ‘Scream’ Film

The promotion for the new Scream film has made social media a focus, which could point to new opportunities.