Rift Core 2.0 Will Provide Refreshed Oculus Desktop App, Dash Virtual Desktop Feature Demands Windows 10

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Oculus now confirmed intends to publish the ‘Rift Core 2.0′ update in public beta in December. The expected changed brings a significant renovation to ‘Home’—the place you find in the headset once you are not really inside of a VR game— along with ‘Dash’, a refurbished universal menu that also allows you to operate conventional desktop PC apps in VR. rift core 2.0 beta

People crazy for the virtual desktop efficiency, which says it will let users to operate traditional desktop PC apps inside the Rift whenever you want, all the while inside VR apps, should update to Windows 10. Users still operating Windows 7 and 8 will remain able to utilize Dash to surf their VR app library as well as for various other usability, however won’t manage to use ‘Oculus Desktop’ virtual computing function, or run Dash being an overlay over VR apps, the organization says. Oculus shows this is for functionality reasons. rift core 2.0 release date will be in December.

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How-To: Beta Access
The start beta for Rift Core 2.0 begins the following month, and we’re passionate to have this out to the website for feedback and examination. To register, you will have to opt-in for beta access through the Public Test Channel:

  1. Open the Oculus app on your PC computer.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click “Beta” in the left menu.
  4. Click on the switch next to Public Test Channel.
  5. Once you’ve enrolled in the Public Test Channel, you can choose to leave at any time by returning to the Beta section of the Oculus app and clicking next to Public Test Channel.