On January 6, 2016 Oculus revealed the official release date and price for the much anticipated virtual reality headset the Oculus Rift on their official blog. Oculus gave this statement regarding the announcement.
“We’re excited to announce that Rift is now Available to pre-order for $599 USD on Oculus.com and it will ship to 20 countries starting March 28. People have been dreaming about immersive high-end VR for decades and we’re thrilled to share Rift with you this March.”
Oculus also gave some some insight on what consumers should expect in the box when purchased. These items include the headset with built-in headphones and mic, sensor, an Xbox One controller, the Oculus Remote and one copy of Lucky’s Tale a VR platformer that is included for free in every rift. Also as a bonus for those who pre-order the Rift they will also have a secured place in line for the Touch Controller pre-orders later this year.by