Major Takeaways:

  • Social VR platform AltspaceVR has announced hand-tracking support, leveraging new Orion technology developed by Leap Motion.
  • This comes alongside 3 other developments: a game of Disc Golf within AltspaceVR, an RPG game called Boss Monster, and the ability to visit a Virtual Art Gallery.

From Tom’s Hardware:

AltspaceVR, a social experience in virtual reality, announced the addition of three new things to do within AltspaceVR. You can now participate in a game of virtual Disc Golf, play a game of Boss Monster with others, or visit your own private virtual art gallery. The company has also updated its hand tracking to support Leap Motion’s new Orion platform.

AltspaceVR is a place where you can meet up with friends and make new ones online in virtual locations. The company has been hosting regular activities such as group showings of twitch broadcasts, a VR comedy night, and even Dungeons & Dragons matches.

…Additionally, AltspaceVR announce that as of today, Leap Motion support has been updated to work with the company’s new Orion platform. AltspaceVR said that as of today, if you want to continue to use your Leap Motion controller in AltspaceVR, you will need to install the new Orion beta.