Oculus Start - Developer Program

Oculus Start is a program created for VR application developers who are just getting started. It provides qualifying developers with access, support and savings so you can focus on what's really important - creating inspired VR applications.

We look forward to supporting you on your journey as a VR developer.


A direct path to early tech and networking opportunities get you going faster, first. Benefits may include:

Get developer kits for new and existing hardware.

Receive access to beta tools and services.

Gain new knowledge and bond with fellow developers at industry events like Oculus Connect.


Oculus experts will help you troubleshoot and elevate your VR creations. Benefits may include:

Receive dedicated technical support.

Meet 1:1 with our veteran VR team at local events.

Connect with the community of VR developers to share your development experiences.


Oculus partnerships and network benefits will help offset development costs. Benefits may include:

Receive one year free Unity Plus license or a royalty free Unreal license.*

Get to know the Oculus Store better with Oculus wallet credits.

Apply to be an Oculus Start member.

As you continue your VR development journey, let us help you along the way.

Oculus Start Terms and Privacy Policy

Unity Plus: Receiving Unity Plus license is limited to those participants with $200,000 USD or less (or foreign equivalent) of gross revenue or funds raised in the most recently-completed fiscal year (determination is subject to Unity in its sole discretion).Unreal: Unreal license is available to participants with up to $5 million USD (or foreign equivalent) in annual gross revenue.