Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset Announces 2016 Launch Date

May 6, 2015 at 6:17 pm |
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The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset has been a long time coming, but those who were expecting the new gadget to be released by Christmas 2015 will have to stay patient for just a little while longer.

The company announced earlier today (May 6) that the consumer edition headset will be available for preorders in late 2015 and ready to ship in Q1 of 2016.

Enthusiasts were thrilled to see images of what appears to by the final prototype of the product in the company’s blog post from today, which stated that it will begin to release more details in the coming weeks.

According to the announcement,

“The Rift delivers on the dream of consumer VR with compelling content, a full ecosystem, and a fully-integrated hardware/software tech stack designed specifically for virtual reality. It’s a system designed by a team of extremely passionate gamers, developers, and engineers to reimagine what gaming can be.”

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Posted by Oculus VR on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Oculus Rift, the market’s most-anticipated virtual reality headset, will be availably in Q1 of 2016.