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Oculus Rift $599

Oculus Rift preorders are now underway on the Oculus website, finally revealing pricing for consumer versions of the VR headsets, which will be $599.00, though as previously announced, credit cards will not be charged until these are shipped. Word is these will ship in March, and the bundle includes a wireless Xbox One controller along with the headset. There is some backlash over the price of the units, so it will be interesting to see how that impacts orders.
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46. Re: Star Wars Battlefront 40 Player Battle Shown Jan 6, 2016, 15:49 gravity
 
Sleep wrote on Jan 6, 2016, 14:44:
Roller coasters are a TERRIBLE comparison point for any kind of motion sickness because the bloody things are designed to drop your stomach into your pants. Of course they are going to make the succeptible feel sick - just like they would if you got on the real thing!

This is why you dont see many complaints of vr sickness these days, even with 175,000 headsets out there and it being amateur hour in creating content. Professional content is not going to make that mistake.

You, literally, proved my point. Someone feeling sick, because they're NOT moving, but appear to be, is the whole problem.

Also, *every person* who wears my DK2 (including myself), sometimes even for as little as 10 minutes, feels nauseated after some time. So this garbage about "don't see many complaints," isn't true. Every person I've seen, first-hand, gets nauseated eventually. That's never gonna change, in this iteration of the hardware, because you're not physically moving.

PS - Studies and citations, help: http://w3.uqo.ca/cyberpsy/en/cyberma_en.htm
(~5% DON'T experience some form of 'sickness' in some way)

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