Oculus Rift Is Now Being Sold at 50% Off Its Original Price, More Affordable than PSVR

We’re fans of VR here at GameRevolution, especially the Oculus Rift which has delivered a good selection of recommendable games during the past year. Even then, it’s been difficult to recommend to the average gamer, mostly due to its enormous cost. Though, that is quickly changing as it creeps toward affordability with its second major price drop in 2017.

During the next six weeks, the Oculus Rift and Touch controller bundle will be sold at $399. This includes the headset, Touch controllers, and all necessary cabling, making it ready to go out of the box.

This price is half its original MSRP, bringing it below the price point of the PSVR; Oculus Rift is now the most affordable consumer grade virtual reality headset on the market.

This deal is being offered as part of the official ‘Summer of Rift’ sale, which will offer a variety of games at low prices. Confirmed games include The Climb, SUPERHOT VR, Unspoken, and Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes.

In case you’re thinking about investing in an Oculus Rift, below are the recommended and minimum specs:

Recommended Specs

  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 480 or greater
  • Alternative Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
  • CPU: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
  • Memory: 8GB+ RAM
  • Video Output: Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
  • USB: Ports 3x USB 3.0 ports, plus 1x USB 2.0 port
  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 64 bit or newer

Minimum Specs

  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti / AMD Radeon RX 470 or greater
  • Alternative Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 960 4GB / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
  • CPU: Intel i3-6100 / AMD FX4350 or greater
  • Memory: 8GB+ RAM
  • Video Output: Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
  • USB: Ports 1x USB 3.0 port, plus 2x USB 2.0 ports
  • OS: Windows 8.1 or newer

This sale will last until July 5th.

You can check out our list of the top 10 VR games in 2017 here.