It Took Only 14 Minutes for Oculus Rift to Sell Out

By   /   Jan 7, 2016
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Oculus Rift is just a couple of months away, the highly anticipated virtual reality head mounted display is expected to hit shelves in March.

Pre Orders for the device are now live but you may find it hard to order one. With a price tag of $599, first stock of Oculus Rift w sold out in just 14 minutes. This is an amazing start and it gets to show just how big VR can get in the next couple of years.

Install base is essential for such products as it has direct impact on developer support. Oculus is off to an amazing start and if same is the case with PlayStation VR, expect big things to happen with VR titles in the near future.

We know Rift costs $600 but what we don’t yet know is how Sony is going to price its product. Previously Andrew House has said that PlayStation VR is going to cost as much as a console. Due to his statement, it was assumed that PlayStation VR is coming our way for around $400.

In my opinion, PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift aren’t directly competing with each other as they are compatible with two completely different platforms. Unless you own both PlayStation 4 and a High-end PC, you’ll need to buy the other platform to use PS VR or Rift.

That means spending an amount close to $1000, in case PS VR is also around the same price range as Rift. Meanwhile a high-end PC and Rift would cost you over $1500, but you can save some money if you go for the PC Ready Rift bundles.

If we judge completely based on price point, a new buyer may prefer going with PS4 and PlayStation VR. However, there is much more to these things such value for money, available titles and what the product may offer it the next couple of years.

Anyways, which VR device will you be picking up? Are you going for Oculus Rift or Sony’s PlayStation VR? Let us know which one and why in the comments below.

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