Oculus slashes price of VR gear : Rift goggle, Touch controller combo drops to $598 from $799
Facebook-owned Oculus announced Wednesday that it was slashing prices on its virtual reality Rift goggle and Touch controller.
The Rift and Touch combination will drop to $598 from $799, or roughly $100 off each piece of high-end hardware. The discount applies even if the devices are purchased separately.
Brendan Iribe, who heads up the Oculus PC/VR group, refutes the notion that the price slash is in response to slow sales.
"VR is a whole new platform and medium. It's the firs...