The Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset Goes On Sale for $199

Oculus Go is Up for Pre-order at Amazon

Discovered by RoadtoVR, Reddit user theDarthonly shared a photo of sixteen Oculus Go units on display at a Fayetteville, Arkansas Best Buy, some marked 32GB and others 64GB, matching previously-known storage capacity options for the headset. The Go is entirely cordless and sits somewhere between the Gear VR and Oculus Rift in terms of power, but without the need for a phone or PC.

However, as of Tuesday morning, the $199 Oculus Go appeared to have already sold out as the Amazon listed it as now unavailable.

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While you have to be an invited developer to attend F8, if this is true, the Oculus Go's retail release could be imminent.

The Amazon post comes as the Oculus Go has already been spotted in the wild.

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The Oculus Go has a 2560 x 1440 LCD screen, a Snapdragon 821 processor, and integrated spatial audio.

If you've been keeping up the VRFocus' coverage then you'll know that Oculus Go is fairly big news, with the company looking to offer a higher quality virtual reality (VR) experience than smartphone compatible headsets with a dedicated device that's not only affordable but also easy to use. The release date appeared to be a placeholder still, as it was being listed as December 31, 2018. There is also a companion app in the Play Store or app store (for iOS users) for downloading games and apps for the headset. The picture shows both 32GB and 64GB headsets.

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Facebook has invested heavily in virtual reality hardware, expecting that the technology could one day move from a niche interest to a widely used platform for gaming, communication and business applications.

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