“The State of VR in 2017” is a white paper covering the immersive reality industry. It is following some upcoming trends and companies working in sectors from gaming to medical to e-commerce, while focusing on how the technology benefits each of the industries.
Oculus has been ordered to pay half a billion dollars in a lawsuit with games company ZeniMax. A jury awarded the sum after determining that Oculus executives violated a ZeniMax non-disclosure agreement in the early days of building the Oculus Rift VR headset. But it also decided that Oculus wasn’t guilty of misappropriating trade secrets, another of ZeniMax’s charges.
Microsoft originally announced its plans to stream Xbox One games to the Oculus Rift back in June, 2015. While it’s taken nearly 18 months to arrive, the software giant is planning to allow Oculus Rift owners to play Xbox One games on December 12th. Rift owners will be able to download a free Xbox One streaming app from the Oculus Store, and any console output will be streamed directly to the Rift headset.
RoadtoVR: PlayStation VR is a strong start for virtual reality on consoles, showing that it not only can be done, but it can be done well; the system is home to some of the best VR content I’ve played yet.
We played 14 PlayStation VR launch titles
ArsTechnica: We’ve taken a spin through 14 of those launch titles, seeing some of the best and the worst that PlayStation VR has to offer. In the following pages, we’ll tell you which games to buy, which games to try—and which games to skip as you build up your library.