Oculus Touch to Ship Dec. 6; Other Oculus Connect 3 Announcements

by David Cohen
The long-awaited Oculus Touch controller will ship Dec. 6 with a $199 price tag, the Facebook-owned virtual-reality company announced at Oculus Connect 3 Thursday at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Pre-orders for the Oculus Touch begin Oct. 10, and the controller will be shipped with VR Sports Challenge and The Unspoken, as well as an addition sensor and a ...Read the full article

Oculus Touch - Hand Presence Technology

Touch enables natural hand presence, requiring little thought about how to use your virtual hands or what to do with them. Make social gestures—like pointing, waving, or giving a thumbs-up—and manipulate objects in virtual space with precision. You can pre-order Touch on October 10 for $199 and it ships December 6! All pre-orders come bundled with VR Sports Challenge and The Unspoken. Touch comes with an additional sensor and a connector for Rock Band VR. If you pre-ordered and purchased Rift through Oculus.com, you’ve already reserved your place in line for Touch pre-orders. Simply order by October 27 at 11:59 p.m. PT using the same email address or from your Oculus account to claim your priority status. This is an Oculus Rift accessory only. Rift headset required and sold separately.

Introducing the Santa Cruz Prototype

Today we unveiled the Santa Cruz feature prototype, an all-in-one VR device. We’ve made a ton of progress on the software for inside-out tracking that makes this whole category possible.