May 21 represents an important date for the VR community: Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S have been officially released! With a fully immersive 6DOF VR all-in-one, Oculus wants to bring the magic of VR to as many people as possible and wants to do so by ensuring complete freedom of movement.
Furthermore, the commitment to VR PC gaming continues, with incredible titles like Asgard’s Wrath, Defector, and Stormland on the horizon. The arrival of Quest and Rift S in the Oculus hardware family will help developers raise the quality level of VR games. The response of the VR community to the opening of the pre-orders for Quest and Rift S at the F8 was extraordinary, and Oculus wants to repay this enthusiasm in style. Those who have not made the pre-order will be able to purchase the new viewers at these links: oculus.com/quest and oculus.com/rift-s.
Goodbye, external sensors. Welcome, Rift S!
Whether you are looking for a Gaming PC or you already have it, Rift S allows you to be at the center of the most exciting high-end VR games, with a high-resolution display, room-scale tracking with minimum setup and a fully immersive Touch controller technology. You will enter the future of VR gaming on PC with access to the most sold and most engaging titles of Day 1.
Rift S features improved Fresnel lenses and a fast-switching LCD display for optics that reduce glare and the screen door effect to deliver a more immersive experience. With a total resolution of 2560×1440 (1280×1440 per eye), Rift S offers 42% more pixels than its predecessor.
Designed with Lenovo, the new halo headband is comfortable, safe and easy to put on and take off. It will be possible to buy Rift S on the official oculus.com website or on Amazon.
Wireless, without limits
Quest is Oculus’s first 6DOF VR all-in-one gaming system, with which you will have complete freedom of movement through virtual worlds, as you would move in the real world. The Oculus Insight tracking system, the best in its class, uses sensors on the viewer to accurately track its movements and translate them instantly into VR. With the Touch controllers, your hands will be inside the game, so you can see every gesture and feel the power of each movement.
With an OLED display, a refresh rate of 72 Hz and a total resolution of 2880×1600 (1440×1600 per eye), seeing is believing. Quest is available in the 64GB version for € 449 and in the 128GB version for € 549, both equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset.
Quest has positional audio integrated directly into the viewer for maximum convenience, while 3.5mm headphone jacks allow for improved audio or private listening. You can customize your experience by purchasing in-ear headphones for € 59, with which you will have a greater immersion in the VR.
Thanks to its being all-in-one, Quest is the ideal tool for letting your family and friends experience VR. Thanks to the travel case, costing €45, you can always take your Oculus Quest with you. Oculus Quest is also available for purchase on the official oculus.com website and on Amazon.