Today at F8, we announced that Oculus Go is now available—starting at just $199 USD on oculus.com. And because we made Oculus Go binary compatible with Gear VR, you’ll find more than 1,000 games, experiences, and apps already available for our first standalone headset!
The most talented VR developers in the world have been busy since OC4, creating updates for their previously launched titles as well as a bunch of brand-new content. Thanks to their hard work, there’s nearly 100 new and updated titles to try right now and more to follow in the coming months.
We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting and exciting titles available today to help you start working your way through the Oculus Go content catalog.
Get ready to kick back and explore some of the best of entertainment VR has to offer. Whether you’re facing down dinosaurs, heading to the frontlines of international journalism, or exploring outer space with NASA astronauts, Oculus Go is your ticket to the best show around.
Al Jazeera’s Contrast VR
Al Jazeera’s Contrast VR is an immersive media studio, specializing in the production of compelling 360° video, AR, and VR content. The studio also collaborates with existing departments across Al Jazeera Media Network to produce best-in-class 2D and 3D content. Contrast VR produces unique documentaries, videos, and livestreams that push the boundaries of narrative storytelling while taking viewers directly to the frontlines of the biggest news events in the world.
Jurassic World: BLUE
Dinosaurs have overtaken the turbulent Isla Nublar, but the threat of a natural disaster erupting looms eerily over the island. Follow Blue, a highly intelligent Velociraptor, on her quest for survival and experience her extraordinary senses and awareness as she scours for food and water, searches for signs of life, and fights against some of the island’s most threatening predators.
Jump on stage at a sold-out show, be an audience-of-one at a VIP performance, or catch your favorite band at a festival on the other side of the world. With an unmissable lineup of artists—from Bebe Rexha and Wiz Kalifa to KISS and the London Symphony Orchestra—MelodyVR is your all-access-pass to live music in virtual reality.
A cinematic VR series about the new age of space exploration, Space Explorers lets you witness the lives of NASA astronauts as they navigate the trials and sacrifices of their training and missions. Explore the camaraderie of space programs around the world, and discover the latest advancements and plans for deep space exploration. Narrated by Brie Larson, Space Explorers shines a light on humankind’s most ambitious journey—to understand our planet, our universe, and our origins. Click here to learn more.
Over 20 new titles are launching today on Oculus Go, and we can’t wait for you to check out the variety that’s in store. From training magical creatures to suspenseful thrillers and adrenaline-pumping space shooters, there’s something for everyone, every mood, and every day!
Anshar Online is an online, multiplayer space shooter with co-op, race, and deathmatch modes. Starting out as a fighter, you’ll customize your ship by mounting equipment obtained through in-game loot drops, as well as by selecting upgrades in exchange for obtained resources. You can even switch ship classes and get yourself a tank or engineer ship, each with specialized weaponry, unique special abilities, and a variety of skins, which allows you and your party to be better equipped to take on each new challenge. The best part is that Anshar Online is also available on Rift and Gear VR, making it easy to team up with your friends, no matter what device they’re on.
The alien invasion is underway! The best and brightest met the enemy head on—and got their butts kicked for the trouble. Now it’s up to you and the members of the B-Team! This first-person action-adventure lets you swap between four characters, each with their own special powers and weapons, to conquer randomized levels and waves of enemies. Test your reflexes across a variety of traversal, shooter, and mini-game sequences. Time to prove you have what it takes to be the last, second-best hope for the planet.
Create, train, and customize a wide variety of magical creatures! Grab your magic wand and step into Scrufflewicks, the most extraordinary creature shop the kingdom has ever known! With tons of challenges and countless experiments to conduct, Pet Lab is both a wonderful introduction to VR as well as the perfect game to jump in for short bursts.
Developed over five years by industry veterans with Metal Gear Solid, Halo, and F.E.A.R. among their credits, République VR is a thrilling and topical stealth-action game that explores the perils of government surveillance in the Internet Age. The game begins with a call from Hope, a woman trapped inside a mysterious totalitarian state. By hacking into the nation’s elaborate surveillance network and taking control, you guide Hope through a web of danger and deception across five thrilling episodes. République also features some of the industry’s most recognizable voiceover talent, including David Hayter and Jennifer Hale.
As families grow and friends move away, traditions like in-person game nights get more and more difficult to maintain. We love seeing developers tackle this problem head-on with classic board games reimagined for VR.
Catan VR lets board game fans and new players alike experience the best-selling board game in a fresh, fully-immersive format. Take on other players around the world, no matter what Oculus device they’re using. Catan VR brings everything tabletop gamers love to Oculus Go, Rift, and Gear VR. Click here to learn more.
Race for the Galaxy
Explore, Develop, Settle, Trade, Consume, or Produce? What’s your most strategic move? Which of Earth’s former colonies will be most successful at settling the galaxy now that JumpDrive exists? Who will discover the secrets of the mysteriously vanished Alien Overlords? Your goal: to build the most prosperous and powerful space empire! Based on the acclaimed and best-selling board game, Race for the Galaxy brings the galactic conquest to Oculus Go, Rift, and Gear VR.
In addition to the 20+ new titles launching today, plenty of developers have refreshed their Gear VR titles with new content. Whether you missed out on these the first time around or want to master the latest content drops, these updated titles are a great place to start.
Elevator... to the Moon!
Roccat Games Studiohas added roughly “25% more game!” to their original VR title, including a new episode, item unlocks, and an online scoreboard to compete against friends. Also available on Rift and Gear VR. Click here to learn more or go behind the scenes with the dev team behind this indie fan favorite.
Players can now swim with a pair of curious beluga whales in the Arctic Ocean or sidle up next to the largest animal to ever exist on Earth—the blue whale. With 14 unique habitats to explore, Ocean Rift is sure to bring you back for more.
This popular title has plenty of updates for its standalone VR debut, including new avatars, customization options, and an hourly social event to celebrate the launch of Oculus Go.
This is just the beginning of the high-quality immersive content you can enjoy on Oculus Go. Stay tuned for even more game and experience launches in the weeks ahead!
— The Oculus Team