Oculus releases Rift dev kit schematics under open-source license

Oculus is hosting its Oculus Connect dev conference this week, and to warm up the company today released the technical specs for its second Rift dev kit under an open-source license.

Since the company did the same thing for the first Rift dev kit last year, this now means that VR-curious devs can dig into the technical details of how the company worked its way through the Rift DK1 and the DK2.

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Oculus Rift and Gear VR now offer refunds for apps and games

As of today, the Oculus Rift and Gear VR offer players refunds for ‘most apps’ on each platform.

Oculus says players can request a refund for any reason and, as long as the request is issued within a set amount of time, the refund will be processed automatically.

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I Expect You To Die has pulled in $1M in revenue across 3 VR platforms

Schell Games’ escape-the-room virtual reality title I Expect You To Die has now brought in over $1 million in revenue, just eight months after its initial launch in December 2016.

While I Expect You To Die got its start on Oculus Rift and, soon after, PlayStation VR, the $1 million milestone includes revenue gained from both its early platforms and its more recent HTC Vive launch.

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