The Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset Goes On Sale for $199

Oculus launches standalone VR headset that doesn't require a PC or wires for $200

Oculus Go launch with several apps and games including an updated Oculus Rooms, originally released for the Gear VR, which features customizable environments, more life-like avatars, tabletop games from Hasbro, and the ability to watch full-length movies from the Oculus Store.

Unlike the Oculus Rift or Samsung's GearVR, the Oculus Go is a completely self-contained VR headset, meaning it doesn't need to be plugged into a PC and is not powered by a smartphone.

A trailer for the Oculus Go has been embedded above. Amazon is taking pre-orders for the Oculus Go, but has not revealed a shipping date.

It seems likely we'll hear more about availability at Facebook's F8 conference, which begins in San Jose, California today. Nor does it require a separate smartphone to provide the screen and brains of the device. However, cost has been one of the biggest barriers to VR adoption, and the Oculus Go certainly addresses that aspect. What I did love was the fact that Oculus enlarged the space inside the headset to account for users who wear glasses, removing yet another small point of friction and making the Go friendlier to more users.

As well as the standard 32GB version for $199, there is also a 64GB model available for $249.

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The questions also touch on Russian meddling and whether the Trump campaign coordinated in any way with the Kremlin. The lawyers want to resolve the investigation as quickly as possible, but there's no agreement on how to do that.

We also finally have eyes on the full hardware specs, which only make it more clear that the Oculus Go is the best deal in VR.

Oculus Go uses internal cameras, sensors and software to track movements that are translated into corresponding motion in virtual worlds rendered in headsets.

The VR headset will have built-in spatial audio and also an integrated microphone.

Perhaps Zuckerberg will find solace in the virtual worlds he can explore on the Go, far from lawmakers, investors, and Facebook commenters.

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