Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset to Ship by 2016

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Remember the sci-fi movies or futuristic TV shows that would show people being able to strap on headsets and immerse themselves in an entirely different world? Well, the fantasy has become reality. Facebooks’s $2 billion dollar projecthas been confirmed to be shipped out to stores in early 2016.

Sam Tabar (bloomberg.com) is excited to learn that a consumer version of the highly-anticipated and very long-delayed headset will be available the first quarter of the upcoming year, according to a tweet posted by company executive Nate Mitchell. “We are incredibly excited to announce that the Rift will be available to consumers in Q1 of 2016!” He wrote along with a photo of the sleek black headset.

Oculus was acquired by Facebook in 2014, and is the first of many companies that are striving to create quality, cost-effective virtual reality devices and define the way that people play video games. The full announcement of the Rift is sparse with details, not even including a price as of yet, but it does provide a brief description of what users ca expect that reads as follows:

“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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