The Oculus Rock Band hopes to conquer the VR segment, since the officials of this revolutionary virtual reality start-up acquired by Facebook in 2014 for over $2 billion, have presented this week their latest virtual game developed together with Harmonix. They stated that the program would probably make its first appearance in stores at the beginning of next year.
However, the company’s representatives did not offer details about when VR lovers, awaiting the organization’s leading Oculus Rift device, will be capable to purchase or an exact price of the entire system. The only information they know until now is that should anticipate a tag surprise of around $1,500, with the cost of a computer user would need to operate the VR headset.
With this fruitful cooperation, Harmonix aligns with organizations like Hulu and Netflix, or game designers like Ubisoft and Sega, all of them creating top quality material for VR systems. To get a great virtual reality experience, people will wear a pair of glasses that gets a display extremely close to the eyes, so users will no more differentiate between a computer-generated environment and the real world.
Facebook’s specialists consider that the program it will modify the way in which people use computer systems and improve the channels through which they interact one with another. The buzz around the future products is rather extreme and experts are estimating that more than 10 million of these gadgets could be sold over the next years, enticing passionate investments from various companies that could help the industry.
This is why, when several sources have teased the online users with a big statement to make, many tech journals started wondering that they may lastly offer key details about the release of Oculus’ premium gadget, its Rift headset. This firm has already launched the $100 Gear VR, this being the entry-level edition of its system that operates together with Samsung’s mobile phones.
The sources have also presented the last touches for the Oculus Rift and mentioned future applications for the device. They have even confirmed unique gadgets that convert hand actions into the virtual environment, successfully enabling customers to interact with it by simply pointing their fingers.
What they have not mentioned is costs and system is scheduled to arrive in stores in the spring of 2016, but clients still do not know the amount of dollars that they will have to spend for it. Oculus also did not say when willing clients would be allowed to place their pre orders for the gadget. Meanwhile, it seems that users must wait a tad more to figure out other pieces of this complicated business puzzle.
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