Oculus Gear VR Gets New Social Games and Facebook Sharing

Oculus Gear VR Gets New Social Games and Facebook Sharing

Oculus Gear VR gets social games and Facebook sharing. Oculus, the Facebook-owned company, just added new Facebook sharing features, new social games and other features making Samsung’s Gear VR more social.

Below are some of the features worth taking note of.

  • Oculus Gear VR got a dedicated section for Facebook videos.
  • A Facebook feed of 360-degree videos that’s personalized based on the friends and pages you follow
  • Liking and sharing 360-degree videos in virtual reality may soon be made possible, as planned by Facebook.
  • The Gear VR is also getting a set of dedicated social features and games.
  • From Thursday onward, to connect with friends on the platform, you will be able to create a profile connected to your name and Oculus username.
  • Allows you to create “rooms” in Oculus Social where you can watch Twitch and Vimeo streams with your acquaintances and friends in virtual reality.
  • Oculus is also adding two new social games:
    • Social Trivia
    • Herobound: Gladiators

Although, the details about how the new additions will work, but it is anticipated from it’s post that Facebook’s new emoji-like reactions will be part of its new VR-ready sharing features.

Facebook has got one more step towards bringing the Virtual Reality closer to people.

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