Oculus Rift and Touch bundle is on sale for $399
- Author: Essie Rivera Jul 12, 2017,
Jul 12, 2017, 0:09
It is temporarily slashing the prices of the hardware. Oculus finally caught up last December with its Oculus Touch peripherals, which, combined with Oculus' sensors, offer similarly immersive control options within a more comfortable set of controllers.
Jason Rubin is the Oculus Vice President for the content.
The official #Oculus Touch controllers started a couple of months after to the tune of $199 Dollars for the set that included a secondary sensor to track the peripherals within the 3D space.
It's the second big price drop for the VR headset, which was originally sold at an RRP of $799.
Facebook acquired Oculus back in 2014 for $3 billion.
Mark Zuckerberg is the Chief Executive Officer. It didn't work out, however it is unclear that if these high prices or something inherent in the technology or any other such reason. The manufacturer is offering the set for $399, a 33% discount compared to the price tag that the device was carrying barely a few days ago.
They are trying to release the game as soon as possible by making the wider possible appeal. In fairness, price drops over time is completely normal, but to cut prices by almost 50% in such a short period of time, is both great, and concerning. In March the bundle's price was slashed by [about $180 or £140]. Oculus shut the doors of its Story Studio in May, two years after it launched at the Sundance Film Festival. Their primary intention is to concentrate on the external content makers. Since then, a string of production setbacks, management shakeups, and a $500 million lawsuit with game maker ZeniMax have plagued Oculus. Oculus is appealing the ruling and wants a new trial.