Update: Oculus has released a fix for the problem—go here for instructions. The company’s co-founder said that anybody impacted by the downtime, which was caused by an expired certificate linked to the devices, will receive some in-store credit. Scroll down for the original story.
Rift is back online as of ~12am. This was a mistake on our end, and we apologize. Folks impacted by today’s downtime will be provided with an Oculus store credit. More details to follow soon. Thanks again for everyone’s patience as we worked through this one.March 8, 2018
If you’re having trouble with your Oculus Rift today, then you’re not alone. A certificate linked to the devices has expired and caused them to stop working, with users facing a „Can’t Reach Oculus Runtime Service“ error if they try to boot up. Oculus is aware of the problem and is working on a fix.
The problem appears to be affecting all users. It was first flagged on the Oculus forums, and some quick digging uncovered…