Facebook owned Oculus has announce that the Oculus Rift is now available for pre-order for $599 / £499 / 699€ excluding delivery.
Each Rift bundle gets you the Rift headset and sensor plus Oculus Remote, cables, Xbox One Controller, EVE: Valkyrie, and Lucky’s Tale.
The retail units will start to release on the 28th March in 20 countries followed by retailer availability in April. Initially the Oculus Rift will be available in the following countries:
- New Zealand
- United Kingdom
- United States
To make use of the Rift, they recommend the following machine specs:
- OS: Windows 7 SP1 64 bit or newer
- CPU: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
- Memory: 8GB+ RAM
- Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD R9 290 equivalent or greater
- Video Output: Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
- USB Ports: 3x USB 3.0 ports plus 1x USB 2.0 port