Microsoft Announces $299 Windows 10 VR Headset


At an event early today, Microsoft announced that it is diving into the VR arena, competing with the likes of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but at a much cheaper price point.

Microsoft will partner with hardware makers to manufacture the devices running off Windows 10 and will retail at a starting price of $299, with the first devices arriving in 2017.

And I thought Microsoft were getting cozy with Oculus. Things just got awkward.

Sony Wants to Teach You Many Things About PlayStation VR

On October 13, Sony will unleash virtual reality to the unwashed masses. Console users rejoice! No longer will you be hampered with the need to purchase an expensive PC in order to frolic blissfully in virtual worlds.

All that is needed is a PS4, and $399 (to start), which is still nothing to sneeze at, but it’s better than the thousands of dollars needed if your a PC gamer.

Leading up to the big launch, Sony wants you to know  about the great many things the PlayStation VR is capable of doing and what you need to do to join the virtual reality party.

Go ahead and take a gander at the Official Sony PlayStation Blog for the full FAQ, you will not be disappointed… Or maybe you will, I for one haven’t bought into the VR hype just yet.