Gaming News: Oculus Rift Release Date and Pricing Confirmed

The virtual reality system will launch in September.

Details have been announced for the release of the Oculus Rift. The VR system will launch in the UK on September 20 with a retail price of £549.

Each system will be pre-loaded with a copy of the platformer Lucky’s Tale and will also allow users access to the Oculus Store, where they can preview and obtain additional material for free, including videos, films and more game content.

The system will be available in the UK through Amazon, John Lewis, GAME and Curry’s PC World. Oculus have also released a compatibility tool for prospective users to download to check for the required running specifications prior to ordering. Users will also be able to test the system in live events, held by Oculus, in various locations prior to launch.

Locations for the Oculus Live events can be found at https://live.oculus.com/

Watch a trailer for Lucky’s Tale below.

Words by Megan Roxburgh

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