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Oculus Rift S: Facebook drops the price by 100 €, should you buy?

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  • Oculus Rift S promotion: cheaper with iconic games
  • Oculus Rift S promotion: an already affordable price from the launch

Facebook is launching a Oculus Rift promotion for $ 300. The company recently discontinued the connected VR headset, which is receiving a $ 100 discount at several retailers. It costs $ 299 in Oculus, Amazon et Walmart. This is a great option if you want a helmet that will arrive before the holidays.



Oculus Rift S promotion: cheaper with iconic games

With this promotion at $ 300, Oculus Rift S is one of the cheapest PC VR headsets on the market. Due to the company's recent choice to put its iconic Rift product line on the shelves, you likely won't see many other Rift exclusives coming in as a result of this move. Fortunately, Rift S is also compatible with SteamVR, which means your PC VR content options are virtually limitless.

Games that aren't on the Oculus Store like Half-Life: Alyx (2019), No Man's Sky (2016), and Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) are all playable on Steam VR. Although it is true that anyone using an Oculus product for the first time must log into a Facebook account. This controversial move has left the company in an embarrassment to enthusiasts around the world and regulators in Europe.

Oculus Rift S promotion: an already affordable price from the launch

Created in partnership with Lenovo, the Oculus Rift S was in many ways a step back from the original 2016 Rift. It's also a welcome advancement in room-scale display resolution and tracking. . Without any external sensors and with a pair of tracked motion controllers already in the box, all you need to get started is a computer capable of playing its games and apps.



For $ 400, Facebook launched the Oculus Rift S in March 2019. This price range was designed to appeal to consumers looking for a relatively inexpensive, high-quality VR device. This is without counting access to exclusive titles of the platform such as Asgard's Wrath (2019) and the Vader Immortal trilogy.





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