Published On: Thu, Oct 12th, 2017

Zuckerberg announces £199 Oculus Go as “sweet spot” standalone VR headset

SAN JOSE, Calif.—On stage at the Oculus Connect 4 conference, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took the wraps off of Oculus Go, the company’s first “sweet spot” standalone headset. Zuckerberg announced it would launch “early next year” at a price of $ 199.

The announcement followed Zuckerberg’s statement that Oculus wants to get one billion people using its virtual reality products. (Yes, that was a B, as in boy.) He admitted how lofty that goal is, saying, “If we’re going to get a billion people in VR, we have to work on both affordability and quality. We have to find the sweet spot in the middle. The high quality experience that doesn’t tether anybody to a PC.”

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