Coronavirus Slows Quest Production, AAA PSVR Studio Closes & More!


It’s an exquisite day within the metaverse, received’t you be our neighbor within the VRecap? Let’s see what’s up with Oculus Quest, new releases for the week, and even how the coronavirus is affecting VR!

We could have simply revealed our weekend film plans. Anyway! Welcome again to your weekly roundup of the digital headlines. This week introduced with it a smattering of tales, some fairly uplifting, however a number of that aren’t so cheery.

Let’s begin with Oculus Quest, we could? Fb’s VR standalone that would simply bought an replace, including enhanced hand-tracking options. Assume that’s sufficient cause to lastly purchase a Quest? Nicely I’ve unhealthy information; it’s out of inventory till March in North America. Not solely that however Fb expects the coronavirus to impression manufacturing even additional, so it may very well be some time earlier than one arrives in your door step.

Subsequent up, we’re speaking Sony’s current shuttering of its younger Manchester Studio. The group was setup in 2015 to make PSVR video games, however hadn’t even revealed its first mission when the corporate introduced the closure this week. What does that say for the highly-rumored PSVR 2?

Lastly, there’s a brand new headset to speak about! Click on the video above to get a glimpse of the Lynx-R1, a passthrough AR standalone machine. Assume it’s cool? How about $1,500 price for cool? As a result of that’s what it prices.

Okay, onto releases, and this week we’re speaking about two content material drops. First up is Pistol Whip, which simply added its newest free degree. Then there’s additionally an replace for Half-Life’s Oculus Quest mod that permits you to play the Opposing Drive growth!

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There have been loads of juicy tales this week, so listed below are only a few of those that didn’t make it into the VRecap:

Okay, it’s time to get out of right here. We’ll see you subsequent week! Atone for previous episodes right here.