Oculus Go Standalone Headset Now Available For $199

Oculus Go now available for purchase, starts at $199

Pre-orders of the $200 Oculus Go virtual reality headset were snapped up by eager buyers in the middle of last night, resulting in the device selling out in a matter of hours, according to a Digital Trends report.

In just a few hours Facebook will kick off its annual F8 developer conference, which should include announcements about the company's plans for the next year and beyond.

Facebook has launched the Oculus Go, a standalone virtual reality headset that works without being linked to a smartphone or a computer.

Behind a glass case, the user saw both 32gb and 64gb versions of the device.

The Oculus Go with 32GB of storage costs $199 / £199 / AU$299, while the Oculus Go with 64GB of storage costs $249 / £249 / AU$369. Mark Zuckerberg is expected to announce the Oculus Go availability in his keynote at F8 at 10 am PDT. There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor under the hood, spatial audio, and there is an integrated microphone as well.

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The Oculus Go is the flawless easy to use VR headset for everyday use to immerse in videos, games and social apps. The headset is, of course, more comparable to the Gear VR when it comes to actual gameplay (they share the same game library), but Oculus has managed to make a number of improvements that make the cheap headset feel deeply luxurious to those familiar with mobile VR offerings to date.

'Oculus Go is the easiest way to jump into virtual reality, ' the Amazon listing states.

Facebook has revealed in January that Xiaomi is the manufacturer of the Oculus Go. More longer-term, though, is Oculus' decision to use 3DoF - or "three degrees of freedom" - tracking.

In 2014, Facebook paid $3 billion to acquire Oculus and retain its employees.

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