Oculus Rift Shipping Starts, CEO Palmer Goes to Deliver VR Headset
The virtual reality headset from the company can support up to 30 gaming titles right now.
Virtual reality company Oculus started shipping its highly awaited Rift headsets on Monday, about two years after the company was acquired by social media giant Facebook.
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has said that he saw virtual reality as the next major computing platform.
Interestingly, the startup made sure that the first person to order the Oculus Rift gets a sweet surprise. The buyer from Alaska was greeted at his doorstep by none other than Palmer Luckey, Founder, Oculus.
This year, HTC Corp and Sony Corp are also set to launch their virtual reality devices as companies look to offer
enhanced gaming and entertainment experiences to customers.
The black headgear, priced at $599, comes with a remote, an audio system, a sensor and an Xbox One
Oculus said there were more than 30 games available on the Oculus Store and it would soon add feature-length movies and more content.
(With inputs from Reuters)
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