XR Web Roundup

XR Web Roundup: November 5th

XR Web Roundup: November 5th

Every week, we share nine XR stories from around the web that caught our eyes here at

1) Hey, Facebook, I Made a Metaverse 27 Years Ago

It was terrible then, and it’s terrible now. By Ethan Zuckerman

2) Resident Evil 4 VR Has a Weird Oversight

The VR remake of Resident Evil 4 has a design oversight causing some players to hit themselves in the chest, exposing some of VR's flaws.

3) Will Zuckerberg’s ‘metaverse’ change everything?

Facebook wants to build the VR universe we all live and work in. Here’s what’s actually coming.

4) Augmented Reality Emerges as Key Tool for Military Medical Training

Having well-trained medics and other military health care professionals can mean the difference between life and death for U.S. service members.

5) Understanding performance for mixed reality

This article is an introduction to understanding the significance of performance for your Mixed Reality app.

6) Ultraleap Gemini is hands tracking at its best

I have tried it and I’m going to tell you my impressions about it! By Skarredghost

7) Sony prepping VR headset for Xperia 1 II and 1 III with 8K 360° video support

Sony is preparing to launch a new VR headset that will be compatible with the Xperia 1 II and Xperia 1 III flagships

8) The battle to control the metaverse: Microsoft vs Meta

Office workers will decide which tech giant dominates the more immersive virtual world, according to the Financial Times

9) The Mark Zuckerberg Aesthetic

With his plans for a virtual reality metaverse, the Facebook founder pitches himself as a cultural impresario of the internet’s future.

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