YouTube VR


Oculus Quest will launch with YouTube

A native version of YouTube will be available on the Oculus Quest VR headset when it launches on May 21. As announced by the company in a blog post, the app will offer both traditional 2D and 360-degree videos. Google has historically taken its time in launching YouTube on third-party hardware. That Quest will have […]

YouTube VR launches on more platforms, adds new features

YouTube is launching its YouTube VR app on more platforms and is adding new features and tools that it says will make virtual reality “feel even more immersive”. From this week Gear VR users will be able to access the YouTube VR app by downloading it from the Oculus Store. The app is already available […]

YouTube VR launches on Steam platform

YouTube has launched the YouTube VR app on the Steam platform, making it available via PC-connected Vive headsets. The Steam launch, which is targeted specifically at Vive users, marks an ‘early access’ version of YouTube VR. YouTube said it is working on building a “complete YouTube VR experience on Steam” and will use feedback to […]

Google’s Daydream VR service now available

Google has launched its new Daydream View VR headset in five markets, along with Daydream and YouTube VR apps. The Daydream View headset and controller is available in the Google Store and via retailers in the US, Canada, UK, Germany and Australia and is compatible with any Daydream-ready phone – currently just Google’s new Pixel […]

Google to launch dedicated YouTube VR app

Google is due to launch a dedicated YouTube VR app later this year for its forthcoming mobile virtual reality platform, Daydream. Announcing the launch at its I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California, Google said it is creating the YouTube VR app to provide an “easier, more immersive way to find and experience virtual reality […]