Oculus rift is the next gen of pc gaming and Virtual Reality
TRIVIA: Oculus(the company) started through a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 to fund the Rift’s development. The guys wanted to create a platform to give gamers the ultimate joy of 3D gaming. The project raised about US$2.5 million from the campaign. Oculus Rift is being tagged as the first consumer-targeted virtual reality headset.
Everything you should know about the Oculus rift kit
What is Oculus rift
Oculus Rift is a Virtual Reality headset developed and manufactured by Oculus VR(Facebook). Yes! fb purchased Oculus back in 2014 for around $2 billion. Some of you guys might be thinking what is Virtual Reality.
What is VR
VR stands for Virtual Reality. Now no need to wonder what is that? Have you watched 3d movies before. If yes…well then that solves half of your mystery. Now imagine playing a game on your pc where every other thing keeps popping at you, like it does in a 3D stereoscopic movie. You just have to integrate the rift VR kit with your pc (which needs a minimum spec that we’ll tell you below) and then put your VR glasses on. And boom! you are ready for the action. Just imagine the chill of playing a horror game with this VR kit, where a ghost suddenly pops out of nowhere. This feeling is enough to give anyone goosebumps.
Still unable to imagine? See this video, where some daredevils try their hands at Paranormal activity game using a VR kit:
Now you might understand why all that hoopla around the oculus rift VR kit.
Video Card NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD R9 290 equivalent or greater
CPU Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
Memory 8GB+ RAM
Video Output Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
USB Ports 2x USB 3.0 ports plus 1x USB 2.0 port
OS Windows 7 SP1 64 bit or newer
Don’t want to bother about all that? Oculus also provides computers with all the system requirements met.These are called Oculus ready PCs and are available now.
Oculus rift Price
You must be already geared up to experience the excitement first hand. Want to buy a rift VR kit for yourself. Wanna know how much a hole its gonna dig in your pockets. Well..the pre-orders are priced at $599.99 (£410)
Where to Buy
You can now buy OCULUS RIFT from their official site
Estimated Shipping Date given on official site : August 2016. Limit 1 kit per Customer