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Daily Crunch: Facebook unveils the Oculus Quest 2

7 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

Facebook makes its next steps in VR, Apple releases iOS 14 and the PlayStation 5 gets a launch date. This is your Daily Crunch for September 16, 2020.
The big story: Facebook unveils the Oculus Quest 2
Facebook announced the smaller, more affordable follow-up to the Oculus Quest VR headset launching on October 13 at a starting price of $299. At the same time, Lucas Matney has already tried out the device and sounded very impressed in his review :
This is the most convincing argument Oculus has made for VR since its inception... It's still largely for gamers and will still be in danger of...
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The Quest is getting its own Fortnite ripoff

The Quest is getting its own Fortnite ripoff

7 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

Fortnite may not be available in VR , but Quest users will soon be getting their own Fortnite clone for virtual reality.
Nearly two years after its funding and initial launch announcement, BigBox VR is finally ready to roll out its battle royale game, “POPULATION: ONE” to players on the Quest .
Co-founders Chia Chin Lee and Gabe Brown started their game development for virtual reality with a shooter called Smashbox Arena , but “POPULATION:ONE” is the big gambit for the game studio.
The COVID-19 pandemic has managed to boost the sales of the Quest, turning it into more of a genuine consumer...
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