Oculus now lets you access the Windows desktop and build your own space in VR

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Oculus’ Rift Core 2.0 update is now available in beta. The update includes three major parts, which were announced at this fall’s Oculus Connect convention: a revamped interface known as Dash; a customizable space called Home; and a feature called Oculus Desktop, which lets users access their Windows apps and desktop inside VR.

Previously, Oculus Home was a fixed virtual environment that was also the interface’s metaphorical home base: you’d visit to launch apps, but couldn’t do much in it. Now, users can add virtual objects to the space, starting with a catalog of a few hundred items. Some of these are available by default, and others are unlocked by earning in-game achievements, logging in each week, or performing other tasks.

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