Oculus Announces First Consumer Version Of Rift Is Coming In Early 2016, Teases E3 Unveiling

Oculus Announces First Consumer Version Of Rift Is Coming In Early 2016, Teases E3 Unveiling

Oculus Announces First Consumer Version Of Rift Is Coming In Early 2016, Teases E3 Unveiling

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Oculus Announces First Consumer Version Of Rift Is Coming In Early 2016, Teases E3 Unveiling
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Oculus VR has been through quite a ride since it raised nearly $2.5 million on Kickstarter in 2012. It has produced two prototypes of the Oculus Rift head-mounted display, and been acquired by Facebook along the way. Now the company has announced a release window for the first consumer version of the Rift—Q1 2016. That’s almost all we know, though.

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Oculus previously said it expects the consumer version of the Rift to support Android along with desktop platforms, but it’s not clear if that’s going to happen at launch. We also don’t know anything about the pricing, screen resolution, or other relevant specs. The two images of the consumer Rift are similarly lacking in detail.

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More information about the Rift will be released in the coming weeks. Next week we should have some detail on the technical specifications, according to the Oculus blog. The team also points out (presumably with a wink) that E3 is right around the corner. Expect some demos.

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Fatal1ty_93_RUS
    10 December 2015, 02:45 Fatal1ty_93_RUS

    It’s ridiculously funny how a a chrome app is actually designed better (dual pane view, anyone?) than the Android one

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