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Oculus Rift available for pre-order this week, but price still under wraps

Oculus has announced that pre-orders for the consumer version of its Rift virtual reality headset will open at 8am pacific time on January 6.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

January 5, 2016

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Newsbrief: Oculus has announced that Rift pre-orders will open at 8 a.m. PT on January 6. 

Breaking the news via the official Oculus blog, the company added that it'll be sharing "everything you need to know to order your Rift" when pre-orders go live on oculus.com. The company has yet to announce the commercial price for the device.

Anyone who pre-orders a headset will get their hands on a copy EVE: Valkyrie and VR platformer Lucky's Tale, the latter of which will be available for free whether you pre-order or not. 

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey will also be answering questions during a Reddit AMA on January 6 at 6 p.m. PT.


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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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