The virtual reality headset Oculus Rift will be shipped to consumers in Q1 2016, meaning that gamers will be able to experience games like never before within 9 months time, the Oculus Team has confirmed in a new blog post published today.
In the blog, they stated, “Since the earliest days of the Oculus Kickstarter, the Rift has been shaped by gamers, backers, developers, and enthusiasts around the world. Today, we’re incredibly excited to announce that the Oculus Rift will be shipping to consumers in Q1 2016, with pre-orders later this year.”
“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.”
Within the coming weeks and months the Oculus Team will release more details relating to the technical side of the Oculus Rift along with revealing more details about upcoming games made specifically for the Rift.
Expect more details at this year’s E3 which is right around the corner! We are getting closer and closer to getting our hands on arguably the world’s most anticipated virtual reality headset!