Need an Oculus Rift? Pre-Orders Begin on January 6
The lengthy anticipate the Oculus Rift is nearly over. On Monday, Oculus VR introduced that it might begin taking pre-orders for its digital actuality headset on Wednesday morning.
One tidbit the corporate did not share: how a lot the Oculus Rift would value. Oculus VR did say the headset would include two free video games, "Playful" and "EVE: Valkyrie."
Individuals who need to be first in line ought to sit by their computer systems at eight a.m. PT on Wednesday, January 6, when the Oculus Rift formally turns into out there for pre-order.
"Keep tuned for extra updates this week," the corporate, which was purchased by Fb in 2014 for $2 billion, wrote on its web site. "We will not wait to share what’s coming subsequent!"
It isn’t clear when the gadget will ship. Final yr, the corporate stated it might be within the first quarter of 2016, which means clients won’t have to attend too lengthy after pre-ordering.
Whereas Oculus VR has bought digital actuality headsets up to now, these have been prototypes meant principally for builders and early-adopters. The business model is a a lot sleeker product, and it comes with an Xbox One controller for gaming.
Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey shall be holding a Reddit AMA session on Wednesday night to reply questions concerning the extremely anticipated system.