The Game Developers Conference for 2020 was canceled in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. Thus Facebook is taking on the Game Developers showcase to make some important announcements about Oculus through this week.
Oculus gets a UI Overhaul
Oculus is Facebook’s interface for gamers which presents an array of Virtual Reality simulation solutions. Oculus Quest will have a User Interface redesign which will be a significant step in VR computing. As per Facebook, the new interface for Oculus Quest will be a step toward VR becoming the next computing platform.”
Old UI gets a redesign
The main UI of Quest is majorly an arrangement of floating menu items that give an impression of a virtual living room whenever the Oculus button is pushed. In the new menu, the interface is streamlined and provides easy navigation to the users.
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Much Interactive Menu
The Oculus menu interface can also be brought up inside the various apps to access the system features without navigating back to the Hone interface.
Oculus Quests becomes more efficient with multiple window support
With the help pf Oculus new multi-window support, Quest will have better efficiency. Initially, it will have a built-in web browser that users will be able to access. The windows can be opened, closed and rearranged as needed.
Different Windows to Play Games and Interact
It would be like virtually having giant monitors that can be used for gameplay, reading news and checking the Facebook updates. Later the Platform will also have support for other apps and chats.
Facebook Detailed in a Blog Post
Facebook announced in a blog post,
“The VR platform of the future must enable people to multitask efficiently, navigate between apps seamlessly, stay connected with others, and quite do more. “The blog also detailed that “From gaming to media and entertainment, from social experiences to getting work done, VR as the next computing platform will support the full spectrum of uses that people expect from their devices, like phones and laptops, today.”