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Oculus announces standalone virtual reality headset Oculus Go

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 15:36 GMT
Oculus announces standalone virtual reality headset Oculus Go
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 15:36 GMT

Oculus has announced a new standalone virtual reality headset branded Oculus Go. The headset does not require to be connected to additional hardware, such as a PC or a smartphone, to power its content.


The new virtual reality headset seems to function similarly to the recently announced standalone headset from HTC, which is likely going to be titled HTC Vive Focus.

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The new Oculus Go is said to primarily focus on lowering the barrier of virtual reality by making it easily accessible and more affordable. Oculus considers the new headset to be the go-to model that sits between the Oculus Rift and Gear VR headsets.

Ocolus Go is rumored to feature an LCD panel that supports up to 2560x1440 resolution, integrated audio and a reworked lens system. It is expected to ship early next year and carries a $199.99 price tag in North America.
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Gunner
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This comment has been removed. So its Oculus trying to keep up with HTC after they announced the standalone version of the Vive?

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Journalist and Software Developer at Moonlight Multimedia. He covers the latest video games news from indie to virtual reality and has been actively involved in the video games industry since the early 2000s.
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