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Oculus VR News | February 29, 2024

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Rift Pre-orders

Oculus Rift Coming to Retail Stores in Europe and Canada Next Month

August 16, 2016 |

The initial launch of the Oculus Rift may have started off on a bumpy road with pre-order delays lasting weeks and even months, however, now with Oculus all caught up, the company is ready to boost its hardware distribution outside the U.S.

Today, … Read More

Oculus Finally Catches Up with Pre-Orders, Now Offers 2-4 Day Shipping

July 12, 2016 |

After months of long delays, Oculus just announced that all pre-orders of its Rift headset are now fulfilled and finally shipped to its customers.

This comes as good news to those who have been waiting patiently for their headset to arrive, so … Read More

‘Oculus Ready’ PC Rift Bundles Available for Pre-Order Feb 16th

February 9, 2016 |

Last month when Oculus announced its consumer version of the Rift virtual reality headset priced at $599, the company also promised to make it simple to get everything you need to jump into virtual reality by offering a complete ready-to-go VR … Read More

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ‘Happy’ with Oculus Rift Pre-Orders

January 30, 2016 |

During Facebook’s latest earnings call on Wednesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told investors and analysts that he is “happy” with the direction Oculus Rift pre-orders are going, however, the company does not expect the upcoming launch of the Rift to have … Read More

Oculus Rift Pre-Order Shipments Now Backordered to July 2016

January 17, 2016 |

Earlier this month, Oculus Rift pre-orders opened to consumers, and although the $599 price tag had some early buyers stunned by the initial cost, the reaction wasn’t enough to prevent the headset from selling out of its March inventory faster than the … Read More

Get $200 off an Oculus Rift with Dell’s Oculus Ready PC Bundles

January 9, 2016 |

Earlier this week, Oculus announced that it would be offering special bundles of its Oculus Rift headset, along with an ‘Oculus Ready’ PC in February, starting at $1499. Now Dell has revealed its own plans to offer discount savings to … Read More

Oculus Rift Pre-Order Shipping Date is Now June for New Orders

January 8, 2016 |

It’s clear that despite the initial sticker shock reaction to the higher-than-expected $599 price tag, the demand for the consumer Oculus Rift virtual reality headset has been overwhelming. The first batch of units sold out within minutes, which pushed the estimated shipping … Read More

‘Oculus Ready’ PC Rift Bundle Pre-Orders in Feb From $1499

January 7, 2016 |

The pre-orders for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset are finally open to consumers with a price tag of $599 and will require a fairly high-end gaming rig to get the best optimal performance of what the Rift has to offer.

Now, to make … Read More

Oculus Rift Will Support Over 100 Games by End of 2016

January 7, 2016 |

The first consumer Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is set to begin shipping in just a few short months, with pre-orders now available for $599. However, some are wondering if there will be enough VR games and experiences out there … Read More

Palmer Luckey Responds to Rift Pricing Reaction, Apologizes for Confusion

January 7, 2016 |

When Oculus finally revealed the official price tag of its consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset at $599, it certainly caused fans to initially gasp at the higher-than-expected cost to pre-order the long-awaited headset.

Oculus founder Palmer … Read More