collapse collapse

* Recent News

* Recent Posts

Fifth Matrix Film Announced! by Lithium
[April 07, 2024, 09:49:37 pm]


2024: New PC for VR! by Tbone
[April 06, 2024, 12:22:30 pm]


MOVED: Fifth Matrix Film Announced! by Tbone
[April 06, 2024, 12:18:27 pm]


Holiday Fun by Tbone
[March 01, 2024, 09:09:44 pm]


Quest 2 Link Best Settings (Finally Better Than Rift S) by Tbone
[November 27, 2023, 04:57:46 pm]


randomness by Jeyk
[November 27, 2023, 09:42:30 am]


New PC for Oculus Rift (Purchased!) by Tbone
[December 01, 2022, 12:02:55 pm]


Stability Issues with CPU/RAM/Mobo by Tbone
[November 30, 2022, 12:34:56 pm]

Author Topic: Oculus Rift S and Oculus Quest Coming in a Matter of Weeks  (Read 20360 times)

Offline Tbone

  • FA FOUNDER
  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2004
  • Posts: 9971
  • Probably Rifting
    • View Profile
    • http://www.thefuriousangels.com
Oculus Rift S and Oculus Quest Coming in a Matter of Weeks
« on: April 13, 2019, 07:52:59 pm »
The Oculus Rift S is an upgrade to the original CV1. It has inside-out tracking, meaning that you don't need outside sensors. It also has an upgraded screen and a halo design for improved comfort. It will sell for $399 and is rumored to be coming out at the end of the month.

The Oculus Quest is a STAND ALONE headset that also has inside-out tracking and does not require a computer. It has a similar screen to the Rift S but lacks the halo design. It will also sell for $399 at the end of the month.

Both headsets also come with redesigned Touch controllers and Passthrough+, a technology that allows you to see your area even while the headset is still on.

Personally my plan is to get both headsets. There were be many games that are cross-buy, meaning that if you get it for one headset, you can play it on both. I've already sold my original Rift and will use that money to purchase the Rift S. My birthday is also at the end of the month so I'll probably use my birthday money to get the Quest. Since I go out of town for months at a time, the Quest is a perfect way to keep playing VR when I'm away from my computer!

While the Rift S is more of lateral upgrade than a 2.0, I feel the screen and not having to use sensors is worth the purchase - especially since my sold Rift will cover most of the cost. Anyone else plan on getting the Rift S or Quest?


Offline Duffamongus

  • Furious Angel
  • **
  • Join Date: Jul 2016
  • Posts: 51
    • View Profile
Re: Oculus Rift S and Oculus Quest Coming in a Matter of Weeks
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2019, 09:49:40 pm »
I'm hoping to get the Rift S, but it depends on a lot of factors. I want to see end user reviews to make sure it is worth the upgrade, plus I need a decent offer on my current rift equipment. Where did you sell yours?

Offline Tbone

  • FA FOUNDER
  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2004
  • Posts: 9971
  • Probably Rifting
    • View Profile
    • http://www.thefuriousangels.com
Re: Oculus Rift S and Oculus Quest Coming in a Matter of Weeks
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2019, 02:56:19 pm »
I sold mine via Facebook Marketplace locally for $325, but that was last month before the Rift S had a release date. I'm not sure what they are selling for these days.

 

 

* Discord

Calendar

June 2024
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 [24] 25 26 27 28 29
30

No calendar events were found.

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 152
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.

Social