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Zuckerberg Defends Rift Price, labels it the ‘best VR experience in the world’

2016 has kicked off with a bang for the virtual reality (VR) industry, as Oculus VR has launched pre-orders for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) for $599 USD. That price is a fair bit higher than some fans were hoping for, with Oculus VR explaining that its plans for the consumer version had changed significantly from the updated second development kit (DK2) it was planning to release at retail a few years ago for a lower cost. Now the creator of Oculus VR parent company Facebook has also stepped in to label the Oculus Rift as ‘the best virtual reality experience in the world’.

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sonicwrecks1994d ago

The problem is Oculus you have the guy with all the money in the world representing the company that owns you (a fact that still angers a great many in the VR community) saying this stuff. Of course it does with Oculus VR Share, etc, but you're really not helping yourself