Oculus Delivery Early Builds Of Remaining Rift Hardware To Builders

Oculus Shipping Early Builds Of Final Rift Hardware To Developers

When you’re creating a launch title for the upcoming Oculus Rift, you could have gotten slightly excellent news in your inbox this night.

The corporate says that it’s nonetheless delivery Rift hardware out to builders within the run as much as launch, with the ultimate hardware is making its approach into developer’s arms now, albeit nonetheless in an early construct state. It’s tied to the Rift SDK 1.zero. The buyer model of the Oculus Rift continues to be scheduled for Q1 of subsequent yr.

Right here’s the e-mail (and the weblog publish):

In the event you’re delivery a Rift title in Q1, you’ll want early entry to Rift hardware and new platform options to finalize your recreation or software. The Rift SDK 1.zero and runtime embrace options tied to the buyer product, so we’ve at present restricted the discharge to builders placing last touches on launch titles.

In the event you’re planning a launch title and don’t but have hardware, now you can add a preview of your app by way of the Oculus submission device, and we’ll be in contact with subsequent steps.

We’re delivery extra Rift hardware out to builders each week within the run as much as launch. Within the meantime, DK2 and SDK zero.eight proceed to be the best platform for early Rift improvement — you solely want SDK 1.zero in case you’re imminently delivery.

We’re wanting ahead to seeing your VR experiences on Rift when it launches in Q1!

— The Oculus Workforce

The submission device that the e-mail mentions is stay and prepared for app previews.