If you're looking for a company to thank for re-igniting VR as we know it today, direct your attention toward Oculus. From Developer Kit 1 all the way to Consumer Version 1, they've spawned plenty of competitors on their way to your living room, and have been one of the main players in bringing VR to everyone.

Meet the Oculus Rift

Meet the Oculus Rift

Oculus shows no signs of stagnating — they have some amazing projects currently on the go that we've only had a glimpse of. Think the Rift might be for you? Here is a collection of articles to get you acquainted with your portal to the virtual dimension.

Rift Core 2.0

Rift Core 2.0 is now here, and if you've opted into the testing beta for it we've got the hook-up for you. If you have any questions or concerns regarding all the fun new options when using this update, we're right here to help. For now, here a a few common questions. If you're here because you've tried out the 2.0 and find it's not to your taste, we have the steps on how to uninstall it as well.

Safety tips

How to do pretty much everything with Oculus Rift

How to do everything

Opening the box your Rift came in is step one. Here's how to do pretty much everything else so that you get the best experience possible.

Fitting your Rift

Room-scale Rifting

Using controllers

Using the Oculus Store

Capturing gameplay

Games, games, and more games

Games, games, and more games

What's virtual reality without games? Less fun! Check out some round-ups and lists of the best games for Rift to help you build your collection.

The Best

Content for the future

Playing regular games in VR

More Rift fun

More Rift fun

Games aren't all the Rift is about! These ideas and apps help contribute to an overall amazing experience in Rift.

Working in VR

Movies in VR

Adult-oriented content


Included accessories

Your Oculus Rift comes with everything you need for a great virtual experience, but that doesn't mean you can't find a bunch of great accessories to expand your horizon.

Powering your Oculus Rift

Oculus Touch controllers

Oculus Touch controllers

These controllers have changed Rift forever. Here's what you need to know about room-scale motion tracking with Oculus Touch. Be sure to check out our Ultimate Touch Troubleshooting guide for help with any problems!



Even the best systems run into problems. Use this list to help you deal with the (rare) problems that arise when using your Oculus Rift.

For a dedicated Rift troubleshooting page, check out our Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide and our Touch Troubleshooting Guide.

If you're setting up a room-scale experience with your Oculus Rift, be sure to check out our room-scale troubleshooting guide.



The future

What does the future hold for Oculus Rift?

Updated December 25, 2017: We've refreshed this ultimate guide to ensure all Oculus Rift information is still contained in one spot.

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