The very expensive Oculus Rift is available from March


The Oculus Rift, now available for pre-order, has been priced and dated.

Retailing for $599 USD or $920 AUD ($649 USD plus shipping costs), the virtual reality (VR) headset will be available from 28 March.

System requirements for the device are as follows:

  • Nvidia GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
  • Intel Core i5-4590 equivalent or greater
  • 8 GB+ RAM
  • HDMI 1.3 video output
  • three USB 3.0 ports and one USB 2.0 port
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (64-bit) or newer

Will you pre-order an Oculus Rift, or is a it a little too expensive for your taste?