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Facebook wants to make virtual reality more accessible with $199 Oculus Go launch

Facebook wants to make virtual reality more accessible with $199 Oculus Go launch

Facebook has released the $199 Oculus Go virtual reality headset during its F8 Developer Conference.

The hardware is the company’s first standalone headset and has launched with more than 1,000 apps, games and experiences.

As well as the standard 32GB version for $199, there is also a 64GB model available for $249.

It’s been launched in 23 countries around the world including the UK and US.

Accessible VR?

During his F8 keynote, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called the Oculus Go the “easiest way to get into VR” and said he felt the headset would “be how a lot of people experience VR and presence for the first time”.

Everyone attending F8 was given a free Oculus Go headset to keep.

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Craig Chapple is Senior Editor of PocketGamer.biz and InfluencerUpdate.biz. He was previously Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.

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