Bigscreen is a social virtual desktop app for Vive & Oculus Rift that lets you use your computer in VR. Play your favorite PC games, have a virtual LAN party, draw with 3D markers, watch movies with friends in a virtual theater, or hang out by the campfire.
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Very Positive (40) - 92% of the 40 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (665) - 92% of the 665 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 28, 2016
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August 18

Bigscreen Beta UPDATE - 0.17.6 - now live!

Hey all,

Version 0.17.6 was just released. It fixes several bugs and crashes.

Fixes & Improvements

  • improved connection & disconnection network code
  • fixed bugs with desktop audio streaming related to (unsupported) 5.1 and 7.1 headphone devices
  • fixed crashes/disconnections and improved general stability

Did you miss The Cinema Update?
Read more about The Cinema Update in our release notes from a few days ago.

And if you like Bigscreen, please give us a review on Steam! It really helps

We're still working super hard trying to figure out a few more audio (microphone, desktop audio) bugs, performance bugs (AMD CPUs?), crashes, and connection issues ("forever alone" bug where you end up stuck in the Living Room)

Stay tuned and keep sending bug reports! Join our Bigscreen Community Discord server to chat with us
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August 15

Bigscreen UPDATE - 0.17.5 bug fixes and improvements

Hey all,

Version 0.17.5 was just released. It fixes several bugs and crashes.

Fixes & Improvements

  • fixed Windows 7 crash
  • fixed Vive controller bug
  • fixed some bugs that caused a crash when you try to exit the app, or when users left your Multiplayer room
  • added support for Portrait orientation monitors

Did you miss The Cinema Update?
Read more about The Cinema Update in our release notes from a few days ago.

And if you like Bigscreen, please give us a review on Steam! It really helps

We're still working super hard trying to figure out a few more audio (microphone, desktop audio) bugs, performance bugs (AMD CPUs?), crashes, and connection issues ("forever alone" bug where you end up stuck in the Living Room)

Stay tuned and keep sending bug reports! Join our Bigscreen Community Discord server to chat with us
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Reviews

“Bigscreen combines the power and utility of your desktop computer, with the limitless and immersive presence of VR, to create a one-of-a-kind social experience”
UploadVR

“That ability to display whatever I want, in whatever size, shape and placement I prefer, that has me the most excited about virtual reality.”
Polygon

“An important step toward turning VR from a once-in-a-blue-moon experience into something you use every day”
Engadget

Just Updated

The Cinema Update - Now with Flawless Desktop Streaming!

HUGE Cinema environment

Incredible 1080p 30fps Desktop Streaming (for movies, multiplayer games, etc)

Native Desktop Audio Streaming

Experimental Windows 7 & Nvidia Optimus support




Read the full release notes here: https://blog.bigscreenvr.com/the-cinema-update-our-biggest-release-yet-f8cd96e4067c

About This Game

Bigscreen is a virtual desktop app that lets you use your computer in VR on massive virtual screens and a place to hang out with other users in virtual worlds to play PC games, have virtual LAN parties, draw with 3D markers, listen to music, watch movies, anime, YouTube, and Twitch streams with friends, or relax by the campfire and chat.

Feature List

  • PLAY your favorite PC, Xbox One, or PS4 games on massive screens
  • WATCH movies, videos, and TV shows on sites like Netflix and YouTube—basically anything you can do on your PC today
  • DRAW with 3D markers for fun sketching, doodling, and whiteboarding
  • CUSTOMIZE your screen to the perfect position, size, and curvature
  • HANG OUT IN VIRTUAL WORLDS from a luxury house, campfire, theaters, to outer space
  • 3D SBS (Side-by-Side) & OU support for 3D movies & games
  • SOCIAL VR hangout in Multiplayer in Public and Private rooms with up to 4 players
  • CROSS-PLATFORM support with Oculus Rift & HTC Vive
  • VOICE CHAT with positional audio so you can hear your friends like they would be talking to you in real life
  • DESKTOP SHARING to look at and hear a friend's computer screen in VR. Watch movies together, have a virtual LAN party, and more!
  • USE YOUR HANDS with LeapMotion, Oculus Touch, Oculus Remote, and HTC Vive controllers to move screens around, interact with the tablet UI, draw, and wave at friends
  • MULTIPLE MONITOR support for up to 3 monitors, showing either your physical monitors or virtual/emulated monitors

Coming Soon

  • Mobile Vr Headsets
  • Larger Multiplayer Rooms
  • More virtual worlds
  • Integrated “native apps” (better video players, browsers, etc)
More features to be announced! Follow our recent updates. Bigscreen is regularly updated.

Ideas? Feature requests? Bugs? Join our active Discord Community or email us at contact@bigscreenvr.com

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 8 / Windows 10
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1060 or greater
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
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