If you noticed our heads-up concerning the HTC Vive Black Friday deal earlier this week (to recap, you get a Vive, Fallout four VR, Doom VFR and a free deluxe audio strap and extra for £599 ranging from tomorrow), then you definitely’ll be happy to know that the Oculus Rift can also be being discounted for Black Friday – beginning TODAY, the truth is. It’s virtually as in the event that they knew…
The US kicked issues off this morning, dropping its Oculus Rift + Touch bundle to simply $349 – that’s $50 off the common, albeit somewhat newish worth of $399 / £399 – and as of 8pm this night, these within the UK can get in on the deal motion, too, as Amazon presently has it for £349 as nicely, throwing in free copies of Robo Recall, Lucky’s Tale, Quill, Medium, Dead and Buried and Toybox with each buy.
The Rift initially launched at £599 / $599 final yr, however has since gone by way of quite a few worth cuts in an try to drum up help towards the arguably superior Vive. The newest was over the summer time, when the identical Rift+ Touch bundle briefly dropped to $399 / £399 throughout its Summer of Rift sale. As it turned out, making the Rift simply $50/£50 greater than a PSVR turned out to be a reasonably good concept, so Oculus ultimately determined to maintain it at that worth as an alternative of placing it again up.
This time, although, its Black Friday offers actually are a one-time solely factor, as costs will return up on the stroke of midnight on November 27th, i.e: Cyber Monday.
If you already personal a Rift, nevertheless, there’s nonetheless excellent news to be had, as Oculus can also be providing three ‘Complete Your Collection Pack’ recreation offers. Each pack consists of seven supposedly ‘essential’ Rift games for $99 / £79, saving you fairly a substantial amount of money in case your assortment’s wanting a bit skinny. Pack 1 alone, as an example, has financial savings of round £60, and is arguably the perfect of the lot.
Those packs are as follows:
- Pack 1: Lone Echo, Superhot VR, The Mage’s Tale, Eagle Flight, Space Pirate Trainer, I Expect You to Die, BlazeRush
- Pack 2: Arizona Sunshine, Star Trek: Bridge Crew, Gun Club VR, Chronos, Project CARS, Wilson’s Heart, Ultrawings
- Pack three: Killing Floor: Incursion, The Climb, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, Raw Data, EVE: Valkyrie, Dirt Rally, The Invisible Hours
You needn’t worry in case you already personal a few of these games, both, as every pack is dynamically priced, so the general worth of the bundle shall be lowered accordingly. These pack offers are reside till December 1st, so ensure you seize one when you can.