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Quest Gets Its First Third-party Input Device Thanks to Logitech

Logitech today unveiled an XR stylus that comes as Meta Quest’s first third-party motion peripheral, targeting creatives working in both 2D and 3D media. Called Logitech MX Ink, the spatially-tracked stylus supports Quest 2 and Quest 3, as well as “future headsets,” Logitech says. The company additionally confirmed it won’t support Quest Pro. Logitech...

Mon Jun 17, 2024 10:08
‘Astro Bot’ Developer: Don’t Hold Out Hope for VR Port

ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission (2018) is one of most popular PSVR exclusives to date, however Sony-owned developers Team Asobi are releasing its widely hyped PS5 follow-up Astro Bot without the addition of VR support. Don’t hold out hope for a VR port either, as the studio has now confirmed it’s simply not in the cards. Talking to Digital Trends, Team...

Thu Jun 13, 2024 16:39
VRChat Lays off 30% of Company, Citing Growing Pains Following COVID Platform Boom

VRChat, one of the oldest and most popular social VR platforms, announced it’s laying off “around 30%” of its staff, citing issues with slower than anticipated growth, over-hiring during its boom in 2021, and the slow adoption of a more conventional corporate structure. The news was announced in an extensive internal email outlining the decisions...

Thu Jun 13, 2024 13:44
VisionOS 2 Enables WebXR by Default, Unlocking a Cross-platform Path to Vision Pro

We’ve know that Apple planned to support WebXR for quite some time, but with VisionOS 2, the company is enabling the feature for all users. WebXR allows developers to deliver cross-platform XR experiences directly from the web, with no gatekeepers to approve or reject content. WebXR is the widely supported web standard that allows developers to deliver...

Wed Jun 12, 2024 22:06
Hide-and-Seek VR Shooter ‘Mannequin’ Arrives on Steam Early Access Next Week

Fast Travel Games announced it’s finally set to bring Mannequin, its asymmetrical stealth VR shooter, into early access for SteamVR headsets this month. The hide-and-seek style VR shooter will launch on Steam Early Access on June 20th, which includes cross-play support with Quest. The studio says it’s also offering a free Steam weekend at release,...

Wed Jun 12, 2024 17:35
LG Shakes Up XR Division, Reportedly Putting Meta Headset Partnership on Ice

Korean media last month alleged that the Meta/LG partnership to create a high-end XR headset wasn’t going so well, suggesting either outright cancellation or a delay pushing release of a prospective Apple Vision Pro competitor to 2027. While this hasn’t been substantiated by either company, it’s clear there’s something big going on under the surface,...

Wed Jun 12, 2024 17:05

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