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  • Storm The Beaches Of Normandy In ‘Days Of Heroes: D-Day’
    by Kyle Melnick on January 24, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    Embark on 26 military missions as an airborne division jumper or infantry soldier. Days of Heroes: D-Day is an upcoming military shooter for Oculus Rift/Rift S and SteamVR headsets that will have you stepping into the boots of a soldier for the United States military as you take part in the single largest seaborne invasion The post Storm The Beaches Of Normandy In ‘Days Of Heroes: D-Day’ appeared first on VRScout.

  • How To Optimize Your CV For A Career In VR & AR
    by Dorian Martin on January 23, 2021 at 5:28 pm

    Set yourself up for success within the immersive industry. As we move into 2021, both the VR and AR industries exhibit a plethora of career development opportunities for aspiring developers. According to Tech Jury, the global AR and VR markets are expected to grow to $209.2 billion by 2022, with more than 171M users worldwide. The post How To Optimize Your CV For A Career In VR & AR appeared first on VRScout.

  • ‘Little Bernie’ Is The Snapchat Lens America Needs Right Now
    by Kyle Melnick on January 22, 2021 at 5:24 pm

    Jump on the bandwagon and start creating your own Bernie memes via this easy-to-use Lens. This past Wednesday marked the historic 46th presidential inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. And while this should have been the biggest story of the week, the only thing people seem to care about is a curmudgeonly Bernie Sanders and The post ‘Little Bernie’ Is The Snapchat Lens America Needs Right Now appeared first on VRScout.

  • 10 VR Sports Games To Keep Us Occupied At Home
    by Henry Stockdale on January 21, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    Stay active under lockdown with these fitness-focused games & apps. 2021 might be presenting a more optimistic outlook, but right now many of us are still confined to our homes. You don’t need me telling you how hard last year was. Depending on what part of the world you live in, your situation may vary, The post 10 VR Sports Games To Keep Us Occupied At Home appeared first on VRScout.

  • ‘Streetball League’ Brings Arcade Basketball To The Oculus Quest And Steam
    by Kyle Melnick on January 21, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    The sweeter your moves the higher your score in this NBA Jam-style streetball VR game. Inspired by classic arcade basketball games such as NBA Jam and NBA Street Vol. 2, Streetball League is an upcoming VR basketball experience for the Oculus Quest/Quest 2 and SteamVR that lets you take to the pavement in 1v1 matches The post ‘Streetball League’ Brings Arcade Basketball To The Oculus Quest And Steam appeared first on VRScout.

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  • LIV Now Supports Full-body Avatars from ReadyPlayerMe, Making it Easy to Stream VR Without a Green Screen
    by Ben Lang on January 23, 2021 at 12:40 am

    Many VR streamers use complicated mixed reality setups to show themselves from a third-person perspective inside the virtual world. LIV, a leading tool which makes this possible, now supports free, customizable, full-body avatars from ReadyPlayerMe, making it possible to stream your avatar inside of VR without the need for a green screen. In addition to The post LIV Now Supports Full-body Avatars from ReadyPlayerMe, Making it Easy to Stream VR Without a Green Screen appeared first on Road to VR.

  • Facebook’s AR/VR Head Calls for “Big Shift” in How It Deals with User Privacy
    by Scott Hayden on January 22, 2021 at 4:27 pm

    Facebook Reality Labs head Andrew Bosworth released an internal memo, entitled “The Big Shift,” which underlines why the company needs to start building products now that better balance user privacy and user experience. Even before Facebook moved to require all new Oculus users to sign in with Facebook, Oculus headset users were rightfully worried about The post Facebook’s AR/VR Head Calls for “Big Shift” in How It Deals with User Privacy appeared first on Road to VR.

  • ‘Beat Saber’ Update for Quest 2 Unlocks 90Hz Support
    by Scott Hayden on January 22, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    One of Oculus Quest 2’s biggest titles, Beat Saber, just released support for the headset’s more immersive 90Hz refresh rate. At launch in mid-October, Oculus Quest 2 featured an opt-in experimental 90Hz mode which only applied to the headset’s menus. A month later, Facebook brought the more immersive 90Hz refresh rate to Quest 2’s system The post ‘Beat Saber’ Update for Quest 2 Unlocks 90Hz Support appeared first on Road to VR.

  • Quest 2 Stock Becoming Readily Available Following Holiday Scarcity
    by Ben Lang on January 22, 2021 at 12:55 am

    The post Quest 2 Stock Becoming Readily Available Following Holiday Scarcity appeared first on Road to VR.

  • Report: Apple Could Launch a Standalone VR Headset Sometime Next Year
    by Scott Hayden on January 21, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    According to a report by Bloomberg News, Apple may be planning to release a VR headset with limited AR capabilities as soon as 2022, which is said to be a precursor to its long-rumored, fully-fledged AR device. “As a mostly virtual reality device, it will display an all-encompassing 3-D digital environment for gaming, watching video and communicating,” Bloomberg reports, citing people The post Report: Apple Could Launch a Standalone VR Headset Sometime Next Year appeared first on Road to VR.