Oculus Quest and Rift S now shipping


Facebook -owned Oculus is transport its newest VR headgear from in the present day. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the upper finish Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago.

In a launch blog Oculus touts the brand new {hardware}’s “all-in-one, fully immersive 6DOF VR” — writing: “We’re bringing the magic of presence to more people than ever before — and we’re doing it with the freedom of fully untethered movement”.

For a much less varnished view on what it’s like to stay a face-computer in your head you’ll be able to take a look at our evaluations by clicking on the hyperlinks beneath…

Oculus Quest

TC: “The headset may not be the most powerful, but it is doubtlessly the new flagship VR product from Facebook”

Oculus Rift S

TC: “It still doesn’t feel like a proper upgrade to a flagship headset that’s already three years old, but it is a more fine-tuned system that feels more evolved and dependable”

The Oculus weblog include no element on pre-order gross sales for the headsets — past a couple of fine-sounding phrases.

In the meantime Fb has, for months, been operating native adverts for Oculus by way of its eponymous and omnipresent social community — though there’s no specific point out of the Oculus model until you click on by means of to “learn more”.

As a substitute it’s pushing the generic notion of “all-in-one VR”, shrinking the Oculus model stamp on the headset to an indecipherable micro-scribble.

Right here’s one in all Fb’s adverts that focused me in Europe, again in March, for e.g.:

For these eager to partake of Fb flavored face gaming (and/or immersive film watching), the Oculus Quest and Rift S are that can be purchased by way of oculus.com and retail companions together with Amazon, Greatest Purchase, Newegg, Walmart, and GameStop within the US; Currys PC World, FNAC, MediaMarkt, and extra within the EU and UK; and Amazon in Japan.

Simply bear in mind to maintain your mouth shut.


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