Oculus Go is shipping today

Oculus Go Ships Today

Oculus Go Ships Today

Starting at £199, Facebook believes the new headset can get more people into VR with social experiences, cheap, mobile games and experiences like live concerts and movies from the likes of Netflix.

A separate report from UploadVR this morning notes that F8 developer attendees are likely to receive Oculus Go headsets for free. The Oculus Go comes as a 32GB and a 64GB model, according to a redditor who took a photo of locked Oculus Go boxes at a Best Buy store.

Facebook's Oculus Go, the standalone VR headset, is now available for purchase. The Oculus website says the device will ship between May 1 and 11, while Amazon has one-day delivery turnaround. The headset's design echoes that and the experience once you jump in. More than 100 Go-exclusive games and apps will also be available to download through the headset's digital storefront. And while this headset does not have tracked controllers, Oculus has done a lot to create software that understands how to translate some lateral hand movements from a fixed elbow position so the interactions you get here feel deeper. The audio output is integrated into the headset.

Additional global retailers will have the Oculus Go, which doesn't require a PC or inserted smartphone to operate, on sale soon.

Slain deputies handcuffs used in arrest in Maine
He was a member of the police force for 13 years and will be laid to rest on Monday at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. Before the arrest, the wife of the slain deputy had implored his killer to turn himself in, or at least reach out to police.

That immediate availability only applies to the United States for the time being.

Today during Facebook's F8 developers conference, the Oculus Go was launched to the masses in 23 different countries.

That architecture has helped Facebook and Oculus keep the price down, of course, but it has also forced some compromises.

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