If you were quick enough will undoubtedly get your Oculus Rift VR headset as soon as March 28th and consumers are just a few days away from today. Starting next week, Monday, the first VR gear consumer versions of the company’s Rift virtual reality headset will begin arriving at preorder customers’ doors. Taking a whole 4 years of crowdfunding, developer kits and acquisition by Facebook, the finished Oculus Rift headset is finally shipping to its ordered customers.
Oculus Chief Brendan Iribe has confirmed that the company’s initial batch of VR headsets should reach customers as early as march 28th, or just in time to make the promised March timeframe.
For the VR enthusiasts and gamers that have been following Oculus since its Kickstarter went live in 2012, this is the best monent that’s always felt perpetually in the future, seperated by yet another development kit or prototype. It’s still not certain who will get the early bargging rights, but Oculus did say that backers will get the completed Rift for free instead of paying the usual $599.
Speaking about what Oculus said and promised, that almost 30 VR games will be coming along with the Rift VR headset on the given date, delivered to. The rtail box includes the wearable headset built-in with headphones and mic, sensor, and an Xbox One controller. It nevertheless comes pre-loaded with two games which are freeware – Lucky’s Tale by Playful and Eve: Valkyrie.
You all know by now that Oculus was been in touch with ASUS, Alienware, and Dell to make PCS, started taking pre-orders for Oculus ready PC bundles. Delivered in limited quantities to select countries and regions some time later in April.
The first Oculus Rift has shipped, deliveries begin Monday 3.28.2016. pic.twitter.com/C0MMKmezun
— Brendan Iribe (@brendaniribe) March 24, 2016
Just coming mere days before the HTC Vive. Oculus Rift VRs will be initially shipping to these countries, such as Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.
- NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD R9 290 equivalent or greater
- An Intel Core i5-4590 equivalent or greater
- 8GB RAM or above
- HDMI 1.3 output compatible machine
- Three USB 3.0 ports + one USB 2.0 port
- Windows 7 64-bit with Service Pack 1 or above
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