Oculus Rift Hitting Canada And Europe Next Month

oculusOculus is now gradually rolling out the Rift VR headset in additional markets. As you probably know, it has been available in the United States for a couple of months, but now the company has announced that the Oculus Rift headset is going to be available from select stores in Canada and across Europe starting next month.

Customers in these markets can place their pre-orders now for the virtual reality headset.

You can pre-order and purchase the Oculus Rift from Amazon in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. It will also be available from retailers like John Lewis, Curry’s PC World, GAME Digital Plc, and London’s Harrods in the UK. So you will have plenty of options when it comes to picking one up.

Those in France can get it from FNAC, those in Germany from Saturn and MediaMart as well as from Best Buy and Microsoft’s online store in Canada. Customers in these markets can place a pre-order today for the Oculus Rift. The suggested retail price in Europe is £549/€699. The headset will be available in-store starting September 20th. You won’t have long to wait.

All customers will get a free copy of the popular VR platformer Lucky’s as well as a collection of hundreds of 360 videos and VR movies. Your wait is almost over.

Oculus Rift Lands In The UK On September 20th

Oculus Rift

Good news fore VR fans as the Oculus Rift is launching in the UK on the 20th of September. The device will be sold through Amazon, John Lewis, Currys, PC World, GAME and other retailers in the UK including Harrods.

The Oculus Rift will retail for £549 in the UK and the companies above are now taking pre-orders for the device.

Every Rift comes with the popular VR platformer Lucky’s Tale, along with hundreds of free 3D 360 videos and VR films, plus access to the ever-expanding collection of made-for-VR games and experiences on the Oculus Store.

Over the coming weeks demo experiences will be rolled out at retail locations across the UK. Demo titles available include:

·       The Climb – every thrill-seeker’s favourite
·       Henry – a heartwarming VR film, narrated by Elijah Wood
·       Farlands – an exotic planetary experience
·       Oculus Dreamdeck – the perfect introduction to VR

Oculus will be offering demos of the device throughput the IL over the next few week and you can find out details of demos in your area at the link below.