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Thursday October 06, 2016

Oculus Touch Launching December 6th For $199

It's official, the Oculus Rift Touch will launch on December 6th for $199, preorders start on October 10th. What do you guys think of the price? The two hundred dollar price tag puts it right in line with the HTC Vive.

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Until now, the Oculus Rift has been incomplete. It's a comfortable, high-end VR headset, but without Touch the experience feels like a preview. A taste of the platform's full potential. Thankfully, that's all about to change: At Oculus Connect, the company announced that its motion controllers will be out on December 6th. They'll cost $199, putting the combined Rift price at $798. For reference, the HTC Vive with its wand controllers costs $799. PlayStation VR launches next week for $400, but that's only the headset -- you'll need to pay extra for the camera and Move controllers.

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