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 (25) - 96% of the 25 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (711) - 93% of the 711 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 28, 2016
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Notice: Requires a virtual reality headset. See the VR Support section for more info.

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October 5

v0.22.0 - Bigscreen adds 4 new environments!



Today's update adds 4 new "daytime" environments : the Living Room, South Balcony, Kitchen, and Side Room

ICYMI, other recent updates include the Avatar Update and the Cinema Update

Additional bug fixes and modifications in today's update:
- Improved the interaction design and made it easier to poke the Tablet UI using the laser pointer/stylus
- Improved the avatar creator . Shirts/customizations can be applied by dropping it on your body.
- Improved the virtual keyboard
- Fixed LeapMotion support

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Some people have asked about how to interact with the Bigscreen Tablet, monitor, etc. There are now 3 interaction methods . Note: if you liked the old way of interacting with Bigscreen UI, you still can do that. It hasn't changed, we've only added new methods to make it easier for others.

Laser (our "original" interaction setup): point at the Tablet or monitor and trigger/A. Your hand turns into a laser pointer, and you can now interact with the Tablet/monitor/etc. from a distance.

Finger Poke (new): hold the grip to make an "trigger" finger 👉 and poke

Stylus Poke (new): using the laser pointer/stylus, poke the buttons

There are still several bugs and performance issues we are working on fixing. Please keep reporting your bugs and help us out!
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September 29

The Avatar Update - v0.20.0 - Live now!

We’re excited to launch our latest release, The Avatar Update!



Avatars now have torsos with 7 body shapes (3 masculine shapes, 3 feminine shapes, 1 neutral) that are designed to be inclusive and comfortable for everyone.

Avatar torsos can be further customized with hundreds of shirts, including button down shirts, jackets, suits, T-shirts, tank tops, and hoodies.

This update is also major design overhaul, greatly improving the interaction design when using controllers like HTC Vive, Oculus Touch, and Windows Mixed Reality.

The Tablet UI and the virtual keyboard now support “poking” allowing users to easily and intuitively interact with the world, by physically/directly poking with the VR controller.

Bigscreen monitors now have a menu bar with shortcuts to quickly and easily adjust the monitors. For example, it’s now just one click to easily enable Side-by-Side 3D.

We improved and added new interactive tools, like a new selfie stick and a laser pointer.

Thanks to Reddit users reporting bugs and performance issues, we’ve discovered and fixed key bugs that were causing instability on AMD graphics cards. This update greatly improves stability and performance.

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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