Rift patcher updating
Given that virtual reality isn’t necessarily something that people use every day, this means that this is going to cause confusion going forward, and require some ongoing attention from Oculus. Facebook VP of VR Hugo Barra was among the execs at the company that apologized for everything going so wrong.Now Oculus is offering a store credit to anyone who has used their Rift since the beginning of February.The credit will be added to user accounts automatically within the next 7 days.The original article detailing the issue follows below., neither are working due to the error.Following the steps below should resolve any issues related to yesterday's "Oculus Runtime Service" error. Once downloaded, open "Oculus Patch March2018.exe" and allow Windows to run it.If you see a "Windows protected your PC" message, simply click "More info" and then "Run anyway." As Polygon notes, this may require you to disable any anti-virus software, but you're safe to re-enable it after this process is completed.Widespread reports of an error preventing users from launching the Oculus software that powers the headset began appearing earlier yesterday. No game data or game files are touched during this process.
For whatever reason, Oculus simply didn’t get the update out to users, and yesterday morning, users powered on their systems to see that they couldn’t access any software.We’re in the process of integrating an updated cert.Unfortunately, pushing the update out to affected users has some added complexity, as the expired cert blocks our standard software update path.Complete the update and your Rift should once again be functional.Update: Oculus has confirmed Rifts around the world stopped working this morning due to an expired software certification.