Welcome to the Week That Was on TheVirtualReport.biz, where we bring you the highlights, biggest news and hottest topics from the world of VR, AR and MR business in the last seven days.
It’s all about the numbers this week; PS VR has its first full-length game in Resident Evil 7 – and nearly 10 per cent of all users are playing in VR. Arizona Sunshine hit $1.4m sales in its first month, making it possibly the fastest selling VR game yet. But all the talk around the water cooler this week has been about the Oculus court case that’s set to cost them an eye-watering half a billion dollars. That’s not pocket money...
Oculus Found Not Guilty, Ordered To Pay $500 Million
The ZeniMax vs Oculus case over technology theft has now ended, but appeals and injunctions still remain...
Record $2.3 billion VR/AR investment in 2016
Tim Merel looks at the investment in VR over its first 12 months and casts his gaze forwards to that difficult second album.
Is Arizona Sunshine The Fastest Selling VR Game?
Developers claim $1.4 million month one sales, Vive by far the lead platform.
First Images Of Third Party Microsoft HMDs
Hardware manufacturers show a range of form factors and wear styles, based on core Microsoft technology.
VRLA Announces Rick & Morty Co-Creator As Keynote Speaker
World’s Biggest VR/AR Conference Reconvenes April 14, 15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
6 Nations Rugby Gets Machine Learning And VR
Game analytics will benefit from machine learning stat updates, viewers can get one-person VR experience.
HTC offers consumer demos ahead of game and movie release.
HTC Loses Another Senior Manager
Global Executive Vice President has announced that he is to leave the company.
AI And VR Conference And Hackathon, London
The Realities Centre in London will host a conference and hackathon for artificial intelligence and Virtual Reality this March.
Resident Evil 7 Has 9% VR Users
Capcom reveals how many gamers are brave enough to experience the game in VR.
Sony reveals most popular downloads for PS VR last year.
HolodeckVR To Launch At ISPO MUNICH 2017
New system enables 100 users to enter VR and move freely around an area the size of four football fields.
Funding The Future Of VR In Japan
We recently visited Japan to find out how Tokyo VR start-ups are cultivating the VR development community in the biggest city in the world.
Tested: Alienware Aurora PC And Dell 27 Monitor
VR’s a demanding medium for computing power, so we tried out Alienware’s Aurora.
Mixed Reality Will Disrupt Enterprise Devices
New report predicts the rise of machine vision will help to position MR as a key future disruptor to existing AR enterprise implementations.
Two-Speed Market Drove Over $30 Billion Games Deals In 2016
After a mixed year, mobile AR looks set to drive $108 billion VR/AR market by 2021.
Focal Point: Tokyo PS VR Queues - Hype Or Hit?
Our industry panel of VR experts on whether the recent clamour for PS VR in Japan is proof of consumers hungry for VR, or a marketing ploy by Sony.
See you in seven days...