by lunarg on June 16th 2015, at 15:59

Oculus has revealed its consumer version of the VR-goggles Oculus Rift. It will be available Q1 2016, and although no official prices were published, the goggles should be made available with a modified PC of around USD 1500.

The goggles consists of two small OLED monitors and two lenses, which can be adjusted to match the user's eyes. It also includes an integrated headset, but can be replaced by the user's own preferred headset.

The goggles will also include a controller called Oculus Touch, of which two will be included in the consumer's release package. The controllers allows the user to have their "hands" displayed in the virtual world, and allows for pointing and manipulating items. The controller is wireless and consists of an analogue stick, two buttons and a trigger.

The Oculus Rift was planned to be released including a number of games, such as Eve: Valkyrie and Chronos, an RPG under development by Gunfire Games.

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