Samsung Gear VR sells out online

Samsung Gear VR stock flies off the virtual shelves, temporarily unavailable through e-tailers.

Published Mon, Nov 23 2015 9:35 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:03 PM CST

Samsung's cheap but effective virtual reality device Gear VR started shipping this week. If you haven't gotten your hands on it yet, you may not be able to for awhile, as it's all been bought up through the advertised e-tailers (Amazon, Best Buy, and

Samsung Gear VR sells out online |

Samsung said of the news, "We are delighted with the overwhelmingly positive response Gear VR has received from reviewers and eager buyers alike. We are working hard to fulfill all orders as quickly as possible."

The popularity isn't too surprising: Samsung is a well-known and respected electronics maker, and Gear VR allows one to test out augmented reality with little sacrifice thanks to the $99 price point.


Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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