VRFocus - December 2014 saw Samsung and Oculus VR’s anticipated new smartphone-based virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), Gear VR, launch in the USA. Ever since that release VR enthusiasts around the world have wondered when the device might launch in their territories. Certain countries in Europe have already seen a quiet release via their respective official Samsung online stores. Today finally sees such a launch take place in the UK. Gear VR can now be ordered directly from the official Samsung UK website.