Oculus Will Offer PC Bundles For The Rift, Starting At $1,499

By 04:36 Sat, 31 Jul 2021 Comments

There's no going around it, for most enthusiastic fans, the production version of the Oculus Rift came with one major disappointment - the $599 price tag. And sadly, even if you decide to fork up the money, there is also the matter of specs requirements for your rig and primarily having a beastly GTX 900 series GPU, which isn't exactly free either.

If you really have your heart set on the VR headset, as promised, Oculus has come up with a way to at least slightly dampen the blow in the worst case scenario where you have to pick up a recent system as well. The respond is a bundle featuring an "Oculus-ready" PC, starting at $1,499.

For that you acquire the complete Oculus Rift package, which includes the headset, a sensor, a remote, an Xbox One controller and two games - EVE: Valkyrie and Lucky’s Tale. And the particular deal also buys you a recent ASUS G11CD-B11 desktop with an Intel Core i5 and 4GB GTX 970 GPU - capable of handling the massive rendering loads of VR.

Of course, there are other bundles, some crossing the $3,000 imprint with an Alienware PC. There are also Dell builds available. Most of the packages seem to offer around $50 off the Oculus itself and about $100 or so off the PC. Pre-orders are set to start on February 16 at 8:00 PST and the deals can be picked up at Best Buy, Amazon and the Microsoft store.

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