Fb slashed the worth of Oculus Go for Black Friday, and stored it for the post-holiday season. Now, the corporate has confirmed that it’s completely sticking with that pricing scheme, which involves $150 for the 32GB model and $200 for the $64GB model.
Residents within the Euro Zone will discover each Oculus Go variants for €160/€220, and for £140/£190 within the UK. Regional Amazon websites and Oculus.com presently replicate the brand new everlasting value.
Fb confirmed the pricing scheme with UploadVR, stating that “Oculus Go is now priced at $149 USD, which is the same as a $50 value drop. We’re making use of comparable reductions throughout all international locations the place Go is bought. Up to date pricing is rolling out to all channels.”
Launched in Could 2018 for $200/$250, Oculus Go was the corporate’s first standalone VR headset. It’s main declare to fame was its low-friction attraction to new VR customers, which gave entry to a decent library of video games and experiences that had been generated over the life cycle of its smartphone-driven predecessor, Samsung Gear VR.
Like Gear VR, Oculus Go solely has head monitoring (three levels of freedom) and comes with a single controller, which is principally focused at informal customers in search of a straightforward method to both devour media or play less complicated video games than you would possibly discover on the corporate’s $400/$450 positionally-tracked standalone, Oculus Quest.
Granted, you most likely gained’t see many new video games or apps being created for Go, because it largely benefited from the corporate’s earlier content material funding for Gear VR. It’s nevertheless an absolute steal in case you’re in search of a devoted media machine for Netflix/Hulu/YouTube viewing and don’t thoughts the dearth of VR’s most compelling video games, which by design can solely be performed on both PC VR headsets equivalent to Oculus Rift or Valve Index, or Oculus Quest.