Oculus' Hugo Barra Unboxes the new Oculus Go

Oculus Go Shows Up on Geekbench

Oculus Go Shows Up on Geekbench

In an age when leaks spoil every surprise, Facebook came very close to surprising everyone with the launch of its highly anticipated Oculus Go stand-alone VR headset.

Oculus will ship the headset to a total of 23 countries including Japan and Australia.

With a starting price of $199 Dollars, the Oculus Go sits firmly between Gear VR and Oculus Rift, offering around two hours of gameplay on a single charge, and thanks to compatibility with the Gear VR platform there are plenty of apps and videogames to play straight away.

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What he was able to do, not only here with the Rams, but also, I remember watching him with the Broncos as well. And he was overcome with emotion when he received the call from the Rams' coaching staff about getting picked.

"We think that Oculus Go is a fantastic entry point for people who may not have tried getting into VR yet", said Madhu Muthukumar, the product manager for Oculus Go, in an interview with Cheddar's Alex Heath. Now it's listed as "Currently Unavailable" and Amazon won't take any more orders, though the retailer will notify you when that changes. Battery life is claimed to last between 1.5 and 2 hours of gaming, 2 and 2.5 hours for video viewing. More than 100 Go-exclusive games and apps will also be available to download through the headset's digital storefront. On the outside, it resembles some of the VR headsets on the market that rely on a connecting smartphone for their brains and/or screens, such as Google's Daydream View.

Several users noted that the 64gb would likely cost more than the $199 32gb version.

According to Facebook, the Oculus Go has over 1,000 apps, games and experiences at launch, including Anshar Online, They Suspect Nothing and Space Explorers (NASA). The company is also releasing new experiences called Oculus Venues and Oculus TV, which will let users watch live music, sports (including Major League Baseball), and television shows from their headsets on apps like Netflix and Hulu. At least, until he gets nauseous.

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