Oculus quietly dropped the price for Rift S, now $299

Oculus dropped the price of the Rift S VR headset by $100. Now you can get Facebook's last PC VR headset for under $300.

Published Fri, Dec 11 2020 7:01 PM CST   |   Updated Mon, Jan 11 2021 2:02 AM CST

Oculus has quietly dropped the price of its last PC VR headset. The Rift S is now $100 off, bringing it down to $299 for the headset with Touch controllers.

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Oculus revealed the Oculus Quest 2 in September. Alongside the new headset, the company announced that it would be stepping away from developing dedicated PC VR headsets in favor of its hybrid approach with Oculus Link on Quest. Oculus also announced that the days were numbered for Rift S, with planned end-of-life for spring next year.

Leading up to the holidays, through Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Oculus didn't bother to discount the Rift S headset. Instead, focussing primarily on the Quest 2 to drive sales for the Oculus platform. Now, with the Quest 2 sold out in most places, it seems Oculus is making a last-ditch effort to sell more hardware before the holiday shopping season ends.

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You won't find an announcement on the Oculus blog, nor has the company said anything on its social media platforms, but if you try to buy a Rift S right now, you'll be greeted with a cool $100 off the regular price. We've seen the discount on Oculus.com, Amazon.com, and Bestbuy.com.

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Kevin joined the TweakTown team in 2020 and has since kept us informed daily on the latest news. Kevin is a lifelong tech enthusiast. His fascination with computer technology started at a very young age when he watched a family friend install a new hard drive into the family PC. After building his first computer at 15, Kevin started selling custom computers. After graduating, Kevin spent ten years working in the IT industry. These days, he spends his time learning and writing about technology - specifically immersive technologies like augmented reality and virtual reality.

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