Oculus VR faces a consumer revolt as the Rift heads to retail
Oculus has some good news and some bad news, virtual reality fans.
The good: If you’ve been looking to purchase a Rift headset of your very own, you’ll have your chance to do just that online via Amazon or the Microsoft Store starting May 6 — and in 48 Best Buy stores starting May 7. You’ll even have an opportunity to try it before you buy, if that’s your thing.
The bad news applies specifically to those still waiting on a Rift pre-order: Retail availability is happening before all pre-orders have shipped. That means the Rift order you placed as far back as January might still be processing even as your friend down the block goes out and buys one on a whim. Read more…