Facebook cuts price of Oculus VR again

Oculus Rift VR headset is now £200 cheaper

Now, Oculus is hoping to win over those who were previously burned by pricing, cutting the Rift+Touch bundle down to just $399/£399- A far cry from the original £700 bundle price. Given the number of titles available on Oculus Rift, the new deal represents a good way to build a consumer base, as the hardware demands dropped thanks to more powerful GPUs being available at rock bottom prices.

When Oculus first released the price for the Rift headset in 2016, some thought the cost was too high. We dropped $200 last time, and the percentage of the total and the price you end up at is a very different price drop in the same $200 as a ratio of this price.

It is the second price fall conceded by Oculus this year after the package was trimmed to $499 on March 1st.

Before this year the Oculus cut its price.

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Others, though, say the price cut suggest that "Oculus Rift is Dead in the Water". We've always said that our goal for now is driving VR into as many hands as possible, and then in the long run we intend to monetize that as an ecosystem, as opposed to a pure hardware play. Rubin, however, did not share sales numbers to suggest if the VR headset is gaining popularity.

The video spread through Facebook thanks to a good friend DJ Mosaken, whose original post got nearly 53 million views.

While Facebook and other technology companies are making big bets that virtual reality will take off in the marketplace, they have yet to see too many encouraging signs.

Additionally, Oculus has discounted a variety of games for the platform are also on sale via the Oculus Store. We're following exactly the game plan that we said we were going to follow from the start. In a Reddit Ask Me Anything post a year ago, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey said the company wasn't making money on the Rift at its $599 price point.

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