Rift S is the Lowest Rated Oculus Headset on Amazon, Quest Vaults Ahead

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Though Oculus touts the Rift S as its “most advanced, PC-powered gaming headset,” the headset is notably trailing other Oculus headsets (including the original Rift) in customer ratings on Amazon. out of 5 stars on Amazon after 170 reviews.

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Oculus Quest Hit #1 Selling Video Games Product On Amazon

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Preorders of the Oculus Quest VR headset on Amazon briefly hit the #1 top seller in the Video Games category this week. No VR headset has hit this position on Amazon except for the PlayStation VR. Amazon sales ranks are updated hourly. Reddit user vanfanel1car keeps a log of these sales rankings, which show how the pre-order sales for the new Oculus headsets changed over time. Oculus Quest Amazon

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Oculus Quest Preorders Accidentally Went Live On Amazon UK, 128GB Model Is £499

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UPDATE: Facebook told us that Amazon launched preorders accidentally. Preorders for Oculus Quest have not begun. The Amazon listing has now been taken down. ORIGINAL ARTICLE BEFORE UPDATE: Live in the United Kingdom and wanting to get an Oculus Quest? Preorders for the 128GB model just went live on Amazon UK. This is a first party listing from Amazon itself, not a seller listing. Amazon tends to be good about honoring mistakes, if it was.

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Amazon’s Jack Ryan VR Park Takes Over Comic-Con

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What better way to tease the world-wide release of the new Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series on Amazon Prime then to drop thousands of Comic-Con fans into the boots of Jack Ryan himself. I strapped on a rappelling harness, PC backpack, a modified Oculus Rift VR headset, and hand foot trackers.

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You Can Still Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle for $400 on Amazon

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Amazon is likely to correct this sometime today, as every world-wide Amazon site has done so including other official distributors. Oculus Rift on Amazon. Image courtesy Oculus. Oculus Sticker. Oculus Remote.

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Update: Oculus Rift + Touch Immediately Sells Out After Start of Amazon Prime Day

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If you’re already an Amazon Prime Member, or looking to become one starting today, Amazon’s annual Prime Day is here to help you spend that hard earned cash on at very least an Oculus Rift. Oculus Touch is the system’s dedicated motion controller.

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Oculus Rift Is Now $349 At Amazon & Best Buy For Black Friday

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Amazon US and Best Buy USA are currently offering $50 off the Oculus Rift+Touch bundle, bringing the price from $399 to $349. A few hours after the Best Buy deal went up, Amazon price matched it. This is not the first time Amazon & Best Buy have offered this kind of sale. Oculus Rift Amazon best buy Black Friday oculus rift VR sales

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Oculus Rift on Sale for $350 at Amazon US

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After the Oculus Rift Marvel Powers United bundle was briefly on sale for $350 at Best Buy, now the basic Rift package has dropped to $350 at Amazon US, a $50 discount, which is about as good as you can hope to find.

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Deal: Buy an Oculus Rift and Get a $100 Amazon Gift Card

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For a limited time, Amazon is offering a $100 gift card with every Rift purchase. It might not be the same straight up $100 discount HTC had offered on the Vive during Black Friday, but if you’re a regular Amazon shopper, it’s nearly as good.

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Oculus Go Pre-order Page Hits Amazon, Best Buy Stocks Shelves

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Oculus Go, the company’s upcoming standalone VR headset, may already be waiting in the wings at Amazon distribution centers—they’re certainly already on Best Buy shelves, as both retailers are gearing up for what appears to be an imminent launch.

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Amazon Deal Sees Return of Rift’s $350 Black Friday Price Cut

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Amazon’s US store is either the first, or the only retailer currently to offer the Oculus Rift for its Black Friday-reduced price of $350, a $50 discount off the now normal MSRP of $400. Oculus Touch controllers (2). Oculus Sensors (2). Oculus Rift headset.

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Amazon Lumberyard Boosts Realism with Impressive Anti-aliasing

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Amazon Lumberyard supports Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and OSVR—and it does it free of charge with no seat licenses, royalties, or subscriptions. The post Amazon Lumberyard Boosts Realism with Impressive Anti-aliasing appeared first on Road to VR.

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Amazon Oculus Rift Orders Start Shipping

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The Oculus Rift started shipping to pre-order customers on March 28. The beginning of May saw some Oculus Rift's available at retailers such as Best Buy and Amazon. These were quickly snapped up, Rift orders from Amazon sold out within minutes of appearing online.

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Amazon Explores The Idea of Augmented Reality Furniture Stores

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Amazon is a company that prides itself on embracing the unconventional. According to reports from New York Times sources , Amazon is playing with the idea of using augmented and virtual reality to help you see how various furniture and large appliances look inside your own home.

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HTC Vive Now Available from Amazon in the US

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Amazon have announced they’ve started selling the SteamVR powered HTC Vive VR system in their US online store. Our expansion to Amazon further underscores our commitment to our customers to deliver options across virtual reality,” said Dan O’Brien, VP of VR at HTC.

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Watch Amazon’s VR Kiosks Transform The Future Of Shopping

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Amazon announced that it has opened virtual reality kiosks in 10 shopping malls to promote its Prime Day shopping event. Now you can see the Amazon VR experience for yourself. VR Industry News Amazon

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Oculus Rift+Touch Is Just $329 At Amazon & Best Buy Today

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US retailers Amazon & Best Buy are offering $70 off the Oculus Rift+Touch package today, bringing the price down to $329. If you knew someone with an Oculus headset you could get the Rift+Touch package for $314.10 The Oculus website has the Rift for $349, not as low as this. The deal appeared on Best Buy first as a daily deal and Amazon have seemingly price matched it. Oculus Rift Amazon best buy oculus rift VR sales

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Amazon’s ‘Sumerian’ Tool Simplifies Web-Based VR Development

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And thanks to Amazon’s new web-based VR app development tool, everyone will. Announced at Amazon’s annual AWS re:invent , Sumerian editor utilizes simplified drag-and-drop mechanics, which allows you to easily create 3D worlds.

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Oculus Rift on Amazon Sells Out In 2 Minutes

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If you were hoping to snag one of the first retail versions of the Oculus Rift on Amazon.com today. I hope you were quick as Amazon sold out in less than two minutes.

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Oculus Rift Back in Stock at Amazon, And You Can Get One By Tomorrow

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Oculus Rift units are still appearing in batches across third-party retailers, and eager Amazon customers may now be able to get their hands on one faster than their pre-order through the official site will allow. hardware VR Headsets Amazon htc vive oculus oculus rift Oculus shipping

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Amazon Lumberyard’s 1.3 Update is All About VR

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Back in February we reported on the launch of The post Amazon Lumberyard’s 1.3 Experiences gaming Amazon Lumberyard htc vive oculus riftUpdate is All About VR appeared first on UploadVR.

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Oculus Rift Sells Out At Amazon, ‘Strong Demand Over The Holidays’

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Amazon in the United States doesn’t look like it’ll have Oculus Rift in stock for a couple weeks, the website states , with a representative of Facebook’s Oculus telling us they are working now on “replenishing inventory across channels.” There’s a long year ahead and we know Facebook is planning an enormous launch for Oculus Quest, its $400 standalone headset with Touch hand controls. Hardware VR Headsets facebook oculus rift

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Amazon Oculus Rift Orders Expected to Ship End Of May

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Virtual Reality fans attempting to get their hands on an Oculus Rift are having a tough time. After their pre-orders had been delayed up to two months , some fans had their hopes pinned on ordering from retail at Amazon or Best Buy.

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Amazon Prime Day 2018: PSVR With Free Move Controllers, Oculus Rift For Less

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It’s Amazon Prime Day 2018. For £230, which is what Amazon usually charges for the base headset alone, you also get the PlayStation Camera needed to track the device, a digital copy of entertaining minigame collection, PlayStation VR Worlds, and two Move motion controllers. Amazon has you covered there, too, with two really good deals on the two different types of PS4 consoles out there. Oculus Rift and Touch Controllers – £349.

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Lenovo Mirage Solo on Sale for $320 at Amazon US

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Launched right on the heels of the Oculus Go earlier this summer, the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the company’s standalone Daydream headset, is currently selling for an $80 discount off the original $400 price tag on Amazon US. SEE ALSO Oculus Quest Hands-on and Tech Details.

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Amazon UK Lists Oculus Touch Pre-Orders with Price and Release Date

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Amazon’s UK retailer seems to have already jumped the gun on today’s supposed announcement taking place at Oculus Connect opening keynote, where we’ll likely hear official word on price, release date, and everything else surrounding the long awaited Touch controllers.

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HTC Vive Now Available on Amazon with FREE Shipping

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Finally, you can now purchase the Vive through Amazon and if you are an Amazon Prime member, receive free two-day shipping. Oculus Rift was available from Amazon in June , albeit in very limited quantities. HTC Vive or Oculus Rift on Amazon?

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How to snag Oculus Rift at retail with Amazon, Microsoft and Best Buy

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Amazon Is Working On ‘A Completely New VR Shopping Experience’

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Tracking Amazon’s work in VR can be tricky, as the company is famously quiet in response to media inquiries while seemingly being involved in multiple areas. Amazon is looking for a Sr. The listing states that the company is looking to “revolutionize online shopping for millions of customers worldwide” while seeking someone to “lead the development of a completely new VR shopping experience at Amazon.” VR Industry News Amazon

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Purchase Oculus Rift May 7 from Best Buy, Amazon and Microsoft Stores

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Today, Oculus announced a limited supply of the Oculus Rift would be available from Best Buy starting May 7. Orders will be available online from Amazon , and Microsoft stores starting May 6th at 9 AM PST. You can set up a demo via their Oculus Live site.

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Amazon Shows What Lumberyard Can Do For VR With Free Showcase

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Wondering what Amazon’s videogame development engine, Lumberyard, can do for VR? Lumberyard might not be the most prominent engine in the industry right now, but Amazon is trying to build momentum, especially on the VR side. Tagged with: Amazon , development , lumberyard.

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Amazon’s Sumerian Is A Web-Based Development Service For VR/AR Apps

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Amazon revealed its new Web-based AR and VR editor called Sumerian. ” Apps created in Sumerian are said to work in “any browser that supports WebGL or WebVR graphics rendering, including Daydream, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and iOS mobile devices.” The service includes a library of pre-built objects to use but according to Amazon you can also use assets from Sketchfab or Turbosquid. ” Tagged with: Amazon Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Best VR deals on Amazon Prime Day

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Amazon is going all out today with deals on virtual reality products, running the whole gamut of headset options, computers, and accessories. There’s no extra cost to you, and you can use the Smile link at any time, not just on Amazon Prime Day.

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Amazon Selling Oculus Rift Roomscale Bundle With $100 Credit

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If you’re looking to do roomscale with the Oculus Rift then you’ll need much more than the headset itself, and Amazon is offering a great bundle to get you up to speed. The US iteration of the online retailing giant is now offering an Oculus Roomscale Bundle for $657.99. That includes the Rift itself, the Oculus Touch controllers, and an extra sensor to add to the two that are already bundled with Rift and Touch. Oculus Rift VR Industry News

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Amazon Starts Oculus Touch Pre-Orders, Lists Possible Price And Release Date

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We’ll probably know just how much Oculus Touch costs and when it ships later on today, but Amazon UK might have spilled the beans early. The online retailing giant has listed the anticipated position tracked controllers for the Oculus Rift on its site just ahead of the Oculus Connect 3 keynote. Oculus Rift costs £549 in the UK, which works out to around $698 in the US. oculus VR Industry News oculus rift oculus touch position tracked controls

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Gear VR Ranked In Amazon’s Top Three Best-Selling Wearables Over Holidays

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Amazon has revealed its best-selling products for the holiday season, and Samsung and Oculus’ Gear VR has come out on top for our budding new industry. On top of the Amazon report, Cubicle Ninjas CEO Josh Farkas revealed to UploadVR that the company’s app, Guided Meditation , had seen a huge increase in downloads over the Christmas period, reaching over 1,000 downloads on December 25th alone and passing the milestone again on December 26th.

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Amazon launches Sumerian, a new VR/AR development platform

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Amazon is one of the biggest names in tech, and this doesn’t stop with its status as a storefront. Another way Amazon has made its impact known is through its Amazon Web Services, which serve as a backend for applications worldwide. So when Amazon makes an announcement in this space, everyone pays attention. Applications developed in Sumerian will be compatible with Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, iOS (via WebVR) and, eventually, ARCore on Android devices.