Oculus Rift VR Finally Starts Shipping to Consumers
Posted by reshma on 25th March 2016

Oculus Rift VR Finally Starts Shipping to Consumers

In what would be seen as a milestone in the promising virtual reality space, Oculus VR (one of the largest players in the virtual reality) has finally started shipping to the customer version of the Rift. The Facebook-owned company has made an announcement that, if you are one among those people who have made a pre-order for this virtual reality device, then you will be able to see the Oculus Rift that will be delivered to your doorway as soon as on 28th March.

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Oculus Rift VR Finally Starts Shipping to Consumers

Oculus to Deliver Rift VR on Monday

On Thursday, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has made a tweet, in addition to the retail box photo of the Oculus Rift VR. He also noted that the first products of the customer versions of the Rift will start delivery by this Monday. He also added that, not all people who have made pre-orders will get this Oculus Rift VR on Monday.

It is a big moment for the firm, which has first explained its product on Kickstarter back four years. From then the firm has started working in making theirs virtual reality device that is more capable, along with many software features. Starting of this month, Oculus has announced regarding the 30 games that will be available in the Rift VR to play. The firm has started taking the pre-orders for the Oculus Rift on the 6th January 2016 and the batch of products that were accessible have went out of stock very soon. Oculus also told that, it will take next pre-order soon this year.

About Oculus Rift VR

The Oculus Rift is a head-mounted virtual reality (VR) product that will allow the users to get an experience of computer-generated world. Since years, many other firms like Samsung, Sony and Google have come up with this nascent technology group, but Oculus’ $600 (nearly Rs. 40,000) offering is most anticipated. To use the Oculus Rift you will require the most powerful PC for running the software for this headset, and the cost of the headset as well as PC will be nearly $1,500 (i.e., Rs. 1 lakh).