Six Of The Best: August 9th

Six Of The Best: August 9th

Trending Stories

Start your week with a Monday morning briefing of the most read articles from the global VR, AR and MR industry on in the last seven days:

1) XR headset shipments nearly triple annually in Q1 2021, Quest 2 has sold 4.6m units

Latest research from Counterpoint indicates continued growth for VR and AR hardware

2) Mixed Reality comes to Oculus Quest 2!

VR standalone headset to add consumer AR/MR functionality later this year, developer access available now.

3) PlayStation VR 2 is Next Gen VR, first specs released

PS VR 2 gains NGVR working name ahead of 2022 release

4) Valve files motion to dismiss Steam competition lawsuit

PC giant says that Wolfire Games has failed to allege the kind of conduct it is being accused of

5) BAME in Games celebrates its fifth anniversary with new website and Discord server

UK advocacy group to release Representation, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion calendar

6) Oculus Quest 2 most popular VR headset on Steam in July 2021

Latest Hardware Survey places Facebook HMDs first and second, Valve Index leading premium

Six Of The Rest

These all-time all-star stories are some of our most popular articles ever:

  1. Tommy: VR Wizard
  2. Oculus Just Accidentally Bricked Rifts Everywhere - And They Could Do It Again Tomorrow If They Wanted To…
  3. 25 VR Developers To Watch
  4. Focal Point: What Does Blockchain Mean For XR?
  5. From Hydrographer To Total Art: One Developer’s Journey From Surveying To Synesthesia
  6. XR headset shipments nearly triple annually in Q1 2021, Quest 2 has sold 4.6m units
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