More than 100,000 Oculus Rift headsets sold

Over 40,000 orders for the Oculus Rift’s Development Kit 2 have already come in, bringing the total number of headsets sold to over 100,000. The DK2 became available for pre-order in mid-March, and shipping is scheduled to begin next month.

“We’ll ship 20 to 30,000 in July,” said Nate Mitchell, VP of Product for the Oculus Rift, in an interview with Tested.

Tested's Norm Chan (right) talks with Oculus VP of Product Nate Mitchell (left).
Tested’s Norm Chan (right) talks with Oculus VP of Product Nate Mitchell (left).

Combined with the 65,000 headsets of the first development kit already sold, that puts total Oculus Rift sales at over 100,000.

The Oculus Rift DK2 is available for pre-order for $350 plus shipping. Orders placed today are currently scheduled to ship in August.

Watch full interview video below.

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