Oculus Rift Approaches Reality With Early 2016 Release Date
Oculus says its Rift virtual-reality headset will debut between January and March 2016, its most narrow launch window yet.By Evan Thomas | May 6, 2015
Oculus announced Wednesday the first consumer version of its Rift virtual-reality headset will arrive in the first quarter of 2016.
Images in its blog post show its first consumer version will sport a smoother design, and the company said CV1 builds on the tech of its most advanced prototypes. But other than that marketing speak, Oculus is keeping mostly quiet on what's under the hood — or visor. (Video via CNET)
We did hear from founder Palmer Luckey at this year's South by Southwest that the latest Rift prototype uses two screens, which could clear up complaints of low resolution in earlier versions. (Video via SXSW)