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Sony reportedly increasing PlayStation 5 console production

Sony reportedly increasing PlayStation 5 console production

Sony now expects to see a higher demand for their next-gen console, the PlayStation 5, and have ramped up production to 10 million units as a result.


The Oculus Go headset has been discontinued

The Oculus Go headset has been discontinued

Oculus has announced that this year they will be discontinuing their original Oculus Go VR headset and any three-degrees-of-freedom products.


John Carmack changes his role at Oculus to Consulting CTO

John Carmack changes his role at Oculus to Consulting CTO

John Carmack moved to a new role at Oculus, Consulting Chief Technology Officer. The new role will allow him to focus more time on artificial intelligence.


Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe leaves the company

Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe leaves the company

Brendan Iribe, Co-founder of Oculus, has announced that he is leaving the company via a post on his Facebook page.


Oculus Quest to compete with Nintendo Switch

Oculus Quest to compete with Nintendo Switch

John Carmack, CTO for Oculus VR has said in a statement that the Nintendo Switch is the main competition for the company’s upcoming device, Oculus Quest.


Judge revises the terms of ZeniMax’s win against Facebook

Judge revises the terms of ZeniMax’s win against Facebook

A US District Judge has revised the victory that ZeniMax won against Facebook last year as part of the on-going Oculus legal battle.


Creator of Oculus Rift is now hiring for defense technology company

Creator of Oculus Rift is now hiring for defense technology company

Palmer Luckey, creator of the Oculus Rift, is now hiring for a new mysterious defense company, a stark contrast to his work in virtual reality technology.


Sony ships over 500,000 PSVRs in 3 months from June

Sony ships over 500,000 PSVRs in 3 months from June

In the three months starting from June of this year Sony has sold more than 500,000 PSVR units of PlayStation VR headsets.


The price for Oculus Rift including Touch drops to $399

The price for Oculus Rift including Touch drops to $399

Oculus has announced a further price drop for the Rift headset and Touch controller bundle as part of their summer sale, bringing the price down to $399.


ZeniMax claim Samsung Gear VR secretly planned at id Software

ZeniMax claim Samsung Gear VR secretly planned at id Software

The current legal battle between ZeniMax and Oculus saw new papers come to light that indicate Samsung Gear VR was secretly devised at id Software.