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Facebook is ending the iconic Oculus Rift line of VR headsets to focus on standalone devices that can be played without a separate computer

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Facebook bet $2 billion on virtual reality back in 2014 when it bought Oculus VR , the startup that went from Silicon Valley darling to Facebook subsidiary in just a few short years.
The device that powered Oculus' rise to stardom was the Oculus Rift: A PC-powered virtual reality headset that led the charge on a new generation of VR.
But with the announcement of the standalone Oculus Quest 2 this week, Facebook is ending the iconic headset line that reignited interest in virtual reality and spurred it to buy Oculus in the first place.
"We're going to focus on...
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Facebook Oculus Quest 2 Review: Solid V.R. Headset, but Few Games

Facebook Oculus Quest 2 Review: Solid V.R. Headset, but Few Games

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The new $300 virtual-reality headset works well and feels comfortable. But good luck finding games that will keep you entertained.
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Facebook's latest virtual reality headset is the best yet, but still feels antisocial

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Facebook on Wednesday announced the Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset. It's a successor to last year's Quest and, like that version, doesn't require a computer to run.
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Facebook just revealed the Oculus Quest 2, a $300 successor to its most popular VR headset

Facebook just revealed the Oculus Quest 2, a $300 successor to its most popular VR headset

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Sony and Microsoft aren't the only two companies launching major new gaming hardware this holiday season. On Wednesday, Facebook revealed the Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset.
The new device - a successor to Facebook's most successful VR headset - is more powerful than its predecessor and more affordable: The Quest 2 starts at just $300, which includes two wireless controllers and the headset itself.
Like the original Quest, the Quest 2 doesn't require a PC to power virtual reality. It's a bit like the Nintendo Switch of virtual reality: You can play it...
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