If you happen to’ve been ready for the precise second to purchase an Oculus Rift, your persistence is about to be rewarded. Oculus immediately introduced its dropping the worth of its Oculus Rift VR Headset to $499.
The elective Touch controller can be receiving a $100 value minimize and can now promote for $99. This implies now you can buy the Oculus Rift Bundle (headset plus controller) for $598.
Oculus is droping the worth on the Rift in time for its one-year anniversary. Credit score: Oculus
When the Oculus Rift initially launched final March, pre-orders of the headset alone price $599, whereas the Contact controller bought for an additional $199. The headset additionally required a high-end VR-certified gaming PC, a lot of which price over $1,000 on the time. Lower than a yr later and now you can buy your entire bundle (together with a VR PC) for round $1,000.
By comparability, Oculus’s closest competitor, the HTC Vive, nonetheless retails for a dear $799.
If you wish to take your VR expertise to the following degree, Oculus additionally introduced you should buy a further Oculus sensor, which permits for room-scale VR monitoring, for $59. Initially, every sensor price $79.
The everlasting value cuts come as Oculus nears the 1-year anniversary of delivery its first Rift headset. It additionally comes weeks after Google introduced a brief value minimize to its Daydream VR headset.
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