The Oculus Go standalone headset was unveiled this past October, but it’s finally on sale today for just $199 USD on the brand’s official website.
With a 538ppi 2560 x 1440 WQHD, fast-switch LCD display, the Oculus Go offers the “best optics of any VR system,” at an affordable price point, and it’s the easiest way to jump into virtual reality. A built-in spatial audio and an integrated microphone allow for maximum immersion, while headset weight, support straps, and the facial interface have all been optimized for the best fit and feel. In addition, you’re fully connected wirelessly with its 802.11b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.1 specs.
To celebrate, the Oculus Go is binary compatible with Gear VR, and more than 1,000 games, experiences, and apps are already available for the inaugural standalone headset, with hundreds more to follow in the coming months ahead.
Some of the most interesting titles are highligted to help you start working your way through the Oculus Go content catalog, such as Al Jazeera’s Contrast VR, an immersive media studio, specializing in the production of compelling 360° video, AR, and VR content; Jurassic World: BLUE, an intense dinosaur game; MelodyVR an all-access-pass to live music in virtual reality; Space Explorers, a cinematic VR series about the new age of space exploration, and many more.
You can view full details of the entire Oculus Go launch lineup on its website now, and more about the featured titles above in the videos below.
Also, you can purchase the Oculus Go for $199 USD in 32GB or $249 USD in 64 GB here.
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