Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Virtually Yours

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Virtually Yours

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T'S life Jim, but not as we know it...

i This year the first Virtual Reality headsets hit the market - with Facebook's Oculus Rift already available for preorder and expecting to ship in late March.

Facebook is hoping to corner the VR market straight out of the starting blocks, claiming the Rift to be the 'Ferrari' of headsets. And that 'Ferrari' comes with a sports car price tag - Pounds 499 to be precise - and a further package, expected to include a PC with the spec needed to run the technology, priced at Pounds 1,030.

Not to be outdone, Sony's Playstation VR has also appeared on Amazon - initially priced at Pounds 550 - a price which was swiftly removed.

HTC's Vive can be preordered from February 29, to be shipped in April - but there's still no word as to how much it will set you back. Unsurprisingly it is the gaming market VR makers are going for first. …

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