Oculus Rift is now available for pre-order, but you won’t like the price
6 January 2016 | 0
Oculus has finally confirmed when the Rift virtual reality headset will be released and how much it will cost.
As pre-orders open for the highly anticipated device we know it will be arriving in March for a whopping $599.
Oculus had been backing away from its original claims that the consumer Rift would ship between $200 and $400, but an almost $600 price point makes it a tough sell for anyone who isn’t either a gamer or a habitual early adopter. No wonder Oculus founder Palmer Luckey said there was “no chance” Rift preorders would sell out.
Now we play a waiting game and see whether the HTC Vive or PlayStation VR is more affordable.