Not the cheapest it’s ever been, but 25% off is still pretty good. To be fair though, this game should be £5.99 normally, I enjoyed it (and still do when I demonstrate VR), but it is quite a simple, educational title. I find it quite relaxing :)
Posted 24th Dec 2020Posted 24th Dec 2020
Oculus Holiday Sale for Quest and Rift - Arizona Sunshine - £22.99, Robo Recall- £14.99, In Death Unchained - £17.24 & lots more Free P&P FreeOculus Deals
Just got a notification from the Oculus app about this. Quest sale here . Rift sale here . There's more choice in the Rift sale, and some of the games that appear in both sales a… Read more
Lies Beneath is a very good action horrorgame down to 14.99 from 22.99. Often overlooked style reminds me of the Orcs in the animated Lotr film, half animation, half live action, very creepy
Half life Alyx is probably the best game I have ever played.
For the price dead drop is a class game (y)
Woke up with a notification for £8 credit in the Oculus store. Looked at all the Festive Sale offers and wanted most of them. Managed restraint and only went for Phantom Ops, which I've wanted since I saw it on BBC Click a couple of years ago - might be another couple of years before I play it though. Hot deal! ** edit - forgot to say, Holly happydays y'ule!
Posted 8th Dec 2020Posted 8th Dec 2020
Titans of Space Plus for Oculus Quest £5.35 via Cross Buy at Rift store at Oculus£5.35£7.9933% offOculus Deals
Fantastic educational app about the planets of our Solar system. One of the highest rated apps in the Quest store and now the cheapest it has ever been. Yes the robot guide looks… Read more
Got this on the PSVR, Quest version is miles better though with the resolution. Well worth the offer price.
Thanks for the response and your helpful posts. My kid will hopefully get something out of this.
Had to look up Universe Sandbox, but I’d say that Titans of Space is more educational, but less customisable. Titans is also a standalone Quest title (Universe Sandbox is a PCVR title), so can be played anywhere without the need for a PC.
Is this worth buying if you have universe sandbox or are they very different?
No problem, happy to help :D
Posted 27th Nov 2020Posted 27th Nov 2020
Moss Oculus Rift Store £10.99£10.99£19.9945% offOculus Deals
Rift version. Moss is universally praised and down from the usual £19.99
Yep I have. No catch, I actually ended up subscribing for 2 months as there is plenty of games there which I wanted to try, some I tried and thought yeah it's ok but nothing flash, so moved onto the next game. Id highly recommend it as some game are worth checking out, like plank challenge, but not worth buying.
A little off topic, but just bought an oculus 2. Has anyone tried viveport infinity subscription? Seems good to me but looking for catch.
Sadly yes, it's down to the developer if they want to hand out a free copy to the other platform. I find it a little sad that many haven't bothered with this and then they only discount the rift side of things. Knowing more and more people will want the quest version and have to pay full price.
I saw a thread talking about cross compatible deals between rift and quest. Are only certain games cross compatible?
Absolute joke how they have separate prices for Rift and Quest when they are exactly the same game!
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Posted 27th Nov 2020Posted 27th Nov 2020
Lone Echo in Oculus Store Sale - £14.99£14.99£29.9950% offOculus Deals
Great price for what is supposedly a great game, finally going to give this one a try! "In Lone Echo’s single player story, you’ll be transported to an advanced mining facility wi… Read more
One of the best AAA VR experiences I've played, with a sequel on the
way. I still go back to it frequently to float around in space and skim
through Saturns belt. Try to find the Extreme Drifter device and see if your stomach can handle it. If you're on the fence about this just try out the free demo for the sequel to see the quality of this. https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/2069106006465690/?locale=en_US
I might bite for this price. How does it compare to HL Alyx? Does it give you any motion sickness?
Absolutely. I'm a bit of a space nerd and have always dreamed of being in 0 gravity/piloting a spaceship so it tickled a childhood itch. Despite that, it is such an amazing, immersive experience.
For me virtual desktop is brilliant, it's pretty easy to setup too, plenty of tutorials online /on YouTube. Can always refund VD if it doesn't work out for you and you have used for less than 2 hours
Yeah, aware of that - and also that the easiest option is using Oculus Link, but would like to try the wireless approach first as I've got a capable PC and a decent home network. (y)
Posted 2nd Nov 2020Posted 2nd Nov 2020
Update of Cross Buy titles on sale for the Oculus Quest (via Rift store sale) e.g. "Bonfire" for £1.99 instead of £3.99 @ Oculus£1.99£3.9950% offOculus Deals
UPDATE: A couple of title swaps this morning (10/11/2020)... So we have a few changes to the new titles on sale for all you Questers (new and old). (y) For those of you who ar… Read more
Quest now has 90hz https://www.oculus.com/blog/the-first-gift-of-the-season-oculus-quest-update-adds-native-90hz-support-a-new-fitness-tracker-and-more/ their sale starts on the 20th as it says in that post - store sale ‘only a week away’. That was posted on the 13th.
If the title supports cross buy, you can go to the rift section on the store via app or website, buy it and then inside the quest in the store you will see that title as “free” and installable. These are the cross buy apps/games you can buy https://www.oculus.com/experiences/quest/section/2335732183153590/
Posted 20th Oct 2020Posted 20th Oct 2020
Cross Buy titles on sale for the Oculus Quest via Rift store sale (e.g. "Gravity Sketch" for £6.99 instead of £22.99) @ Oculus£6.99£22.9970% offOculus Deals
Finally some titles on sale!!! OK new Questers, time to save some money! :D For those of you who are not familiar with “Cross-buy” titles, these are Quest titles that are also … Read more
cheers for that ive just side loaded a pile of stuff to test out :D (y)
No problem (y)
There is no crossbuy with any Go software because FB quietly dropped everything to do with the Go just a week before the Q2 launched, so nothing that anyone bought on the Go will appear on their Q2.....sad for those that spent good money on just a 3 year old system......but it should be a warning not to invest too much of your cash on the FB VR ecosystem, if you can grab at least 90% of your vr stuff from Steam, that way when FB again drop another HMD you won't also lose all access to the stuff you paid for....and if you must spend money then at least wait for sales.
Gravity Sketch for £6.99! You are a legend.
Thank you :)
Posted 7th Oct 2020Posted 7th Oct 2020
Update of Cross Buy titles on sale for the Oculus Quest via Rift store sale (e.g. "Gun 'n' Stories" for £4.00 instead of £7.99) @ Oculus£4£7.9950% offOculus Deals
There have been a few changes to the titles currently available on sale through the Rift store (currently 6 titles), so I have updated the list. For those of you who are not famil… Read more
I'll be announcing some names of people who can have the Tribe XR keys shortly (I wasn't allowed to do a competition on here as it would seen as a promotion). Keep an eye out in my Spreadsheet discussion for the names... https://www.hotukdeals.com/discussions/oculus-quest-titles-information-3562701
Just a heads up for anyone looking for a free copy of the VR DJ app, TRIBE XR, I’ll be giving away a copy in my HUKD discussion about the Quest titles spreadsheet ;) Sorry, giveaway was deleted by HUKD :(
Yes, Mission: ISS is a great game/experience, but definitely not one to start with. I made that mistake and it put me off playing it for ages, tried recently and loved it (y) I just had to get my VR legs
Haha I picked up some XM3's as part of the prime deals from the warehouse. Hopefully it's not a cheeky beggar who's swapped them out for their old headphones. Ive got some of those free ones. The ISS one I think I'll give it a little while so I can get my VR legs before I try that otherwise I think my walls will end up being repainted! (lol)
If it is a dry and dull day, you can play outside ;) , but make sure the sun isn't out (or that it's not too bright out) as the cameras will magnify the light and could damage your Quest and obviously don't go out in the rain/snow XD I've played in the garden during the summer (after the sun drops the other side of the house), it's great to have all the extra space. If you're playing outside for a long time or over several nights, I would advise moving around a bit to stop the grass from dying ( (embarrassed) ). I would also advise headphones (my neighbours must have thought a zombie infested shooting range had setup next door during the summer (lol) ) Don't forget that there are a load of free titles available in the Quest store that are very good. Off the top of my head... Bait! (VR Fishing sim) MIssion: ISS (explore the International Space Station in zero gravity and space walk outside) BigScreen (VR cinema showing free to view movies and TV, plus paid to view new releases) Prime Video (another VR cinema where you can watch Amazon Prime video) Netflix (yet another VR cinema where you can watch... Netflix! (& chill? ;) )) Youtube VR (A VR cinema... you get the idea... XD ) Echo VR (Zero G sports game, like in the film Ender's Game) Jurassic World (On rails, immersive video, experience a T-Rex roaring in your face! ;) )
Posted 23rd Sep 2020Posted 23rd Sep 2020
“Keep talking and nobody explodes” - £3.49 via Cross-Buy @ Oculus Rift store£3.49£10.9968% offOculus Deals
Great party game where the VR player can see a bomb and has to disarm it, the other players can see instructions on how to disarm the bomb, but have no idea of what it looks like. … Read more
Some games have teleport moving which is good for motion sickness. Some have this darkened view (edges of the lens goes dark when walking) this helps reduce motion sickness. I get motion sickness in some titles. But it's all about teaching the body to get past it. Asgards wrath uses the darkened lens, and I managed 40mins before turning off from eye fatigue (was on beat saber prior to it for a while). The quality in vr from psvr to the rift is huge. The tracking is much better if you get the sensors right, the controllers feel great. The only issue is the cable on the headset. It does limit the movement, not really hit that moment where it's really in the way. But I'm always cautious off it (would love to ceiling mount the cable)
Thanks very much. Appreciate it (y) Do many of these games have a lot of motion? I could handle most PSVR games but resident evil destroyed me after a few minutes. (horror)
I added a list of the games I've ran just after you liked my comment. A few are top quality AAA to give an idea of performance.
I got a hp omen 15 with a GPU 2060, 16gb ram, i7 etc. I'm running everything at 90hz, some games on low, some medium etc. It runs it perfectly (apart from no man's sky that was odd performance) Games I've played on the laptop (all run great 90-92 FPS capped) Beat saber Box vr Saints and sinners Asgards wrath Skyrim vr Half life alyx Borderlands 2 vr No man's sky (either my power lead came out and it was in power saving mode or it just runs badly - it kept crashing on boot up from Xbox game pass at first).
Is this any better than PSVR in terms of graphics quality with a 2060 GPU or is the 2060 not good enough?
This was on sale for what... 24 hours? Damn I just went to buy.
Thanks for the detailed update. (y) Considering RR unplugged from Quest store to get the cross play on the Rift
Robo Recall was free when you purchased Touch Controllers or a Rift with Touch controllers... Not anymore. SImarly you could also now refuse to pay for Vader Imortal which used to be free with the Quest but isn't anymore. Robo Recall is for the Rift and Rift S whereas Robo Recall Unplugged oddly is the wireless version for the Quest. If you buy one you get the other free so you will have to buy Robo Recall Unplugged on the Quest Store to get the offer now as it has expired on the Rift Store. I just bought the Unplugged version for the Quest and was able to get the Full Rift Version then for free on the store.
Robo Recall was the rift version (i.e you needed a PC to run the high end graphics) and Robo Recall Unplugged is for the quest (with reduced graphics) As for the comment about there are better shoot them ups, your probability right, however this is the best rip the arms, legs and head off the robot and make them die in imaginative ways gave I have played.
Hi, I'm a little confused about this deal. Looking on google ppl say Robo Recall is free or was free? Is this no longer free with the Oculus Rift anymore? Also there seems to be two versions Robo Recall and Robo Recall Unplugged can't find a answer what the difference is. Then to make it more confusing Epic has Robo Recall Mod Kit for free and according to above post only part game/demo?? I have a Oculus Rift, but not setup yet as I'm still building my PC to play VR. My question is should I spend money on this game while its on discount or is it free for the Oculus Rift? I'm kinda getting the impression this paid version is for the other Oculus headsets like Quest and Go maybe? Appreciate the clarification as I don't want pay a game I can get free. Thanks
I have an Oculus Rift, a decent PC and quite a lot of games. Here are my recommendations; Essential - Lone Echo. The best game on VR by a mile. I've been playing games since Pong came out, and this is one of the most amazing experiences ever. Quality through and through. Just superb. - Beat Saber. Slice shapes in time to the music. More fun than I make it sound. Fruit ninja for the VR crowd. - Bullet train. (free). It's a short demo that lead to the next game on my list. Great fun for VR beginners and for showing your mates when the pop round.. - Robo Recall (free). Swat bullets out of the air. Beat robots to death with their own limbs. it's glorious. - Superhot VR. Clever and possibly unique shooter where time moves at the speed you move. - Aircar. (free) It's just a small tech demo set in a Blade Runner like city. Great as an early example of the kind of experience VR can give you that 2D gaming can't. - Showdown. (free). Another (very) small tech demo that leaves me begging for more. You just sit there in middle of a massive slow motion fight. It's awesome! - Arizona Sunshine. First person zombie shooter. I was put off by the premise at first and only bought it in a deal. It's a top notch shooter, and you have to be really, really accurate with your aim. It's not got any jump scares, which I would have hated. I hate horror games, and this is not that. Recommended - Richie's Plank Experience. This is the first thing you put your VR noob friends on and then video them crapping themselves and falling over. Hilarious and short. Top off the experience by actually having a physical plank in the room. Recommended party game, but not much to keep a solo player coming back. It's a fun gimmick. - Vader immortal Episode 1. Great but slightly short VR experience, hence not listed as 'essential'. Light sabers baby! Do not bother with the other episodes. Unimaginative and waaaay to short. - Socralith. Bows and arrows. You are invincible but most protect your vulnerable soldiers with your awesome bowmanship. - Space Pirate Trainer. Stand still and shoot stuff around you. You have to dodge and duck their missiles. Great fun, for a while anyway. Get hard and repetitive I thought, but I don't regret buying it. - I Expect You To Die. Almost made the 'essential' list, but puzzle games are not to everyone's liking. It's got a James Bond vibe as you attempt to escape from yet another trap you've fallen into. Quality stuff. - Elite Dangerous. The poster-child for VR. But if you don't like Elite Dangerous VR won't help much. This is the game where voice activated commands are essential owing to the number of controls you can no longer see (see voice attack software). Cool thing - you can buy voice packs recorded by famous people (e.g William Shatner). Awesome if you like E:D. - Blade & Sorcery. Good fighting game, but ultra violent. - Crisis VRigade. Fun PvE shooter, but brutal difficulty. - Sprint Vector. Prepare to get exhausted. Hi speed racer that requires a lot of physical effort. Combine with Creed for a half decent VR workout :) - Assetto Corsa: Great racing game made awesome in VR, but you really need a steering wheel and peddles to make it truly shine. Still fully workable with an Xbox controller or whatever. Good, but depends on what kinds of games you like - Creed: Rise to Glory. Boxing game. I also have Thrill of the Fight and Box VR. I think Creed is by far the best. - VTOL VR: Flying sim. Low quality graphics because they've gone for a good quality sim that doesn't kill your PC. Warning: steep and long learning curve. - Job Simulator. One for the kids to enjoy (like 12 and under). - Invasion. (free). One for young kids. Short and non-interactive, you just watch. - Minecraft. Do I really need to describe this? - Acron. Fun party game as one person can be on VR and up to 7 others can use a free app to play against the VR player. Great family fun. - In Death. Roguelike bow and arrow shooter. Get as far as you can before you die. - No Man's Sky. Controls are a little shanky, but if you like NMS why not try it in VR at no extra cost? - Star Trek Bridge Crew. Does exactly what it says on the tin. Only really shines if you have other people to play with, but fun-ish solo too. - Moss. Cutesy adventure game. Very well polished. - Lucky's Tale. Much like Moss really. - Gorn. Cartoon ultra violence. - Serious Sam 3 VR. Fun-ish. - Fallout 4 VR. Frankly it's easier to play the 2D game as the controls are better, but VR adds a whole new dimension, and the control challenges to go with it. - Skyrim. Same comment as Fallout 4. The game is great, VR is cool (those dragons are ****ing massive in VR!), but VR is also a bit of a chore for games like these. - Budget Cuts. Sneak about and don't get caught. Gets rave reviews but didn't quite hit the spot for me. Not played but could be good - Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice VR Edition - Contractors VR. Counter Strike for VR. - The Talos Principal VR. Puzzle solver. - Half-Life: Alyx - Project Cars III. Assetto Corsa competitor. Dunno which is best. All of which is in my opinion, your mileage may vary.
Just got a code emailed to me. Can't decide what to use it on. So many games I think I'd like. The temptation is to use it on the most most expensive. Shame the store doesnt get HL: Alyx :(
Does steam vr work on rift s easy enough? Is it easy to set up?
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Posted 12th Apr 2020Posted 12th Apr 2020
Oculus Rift S VR Gaming Headset System with Touch Controllers £419.99 + £11.50 delivery @ Scan£431.49Scan Deals
You can pre order the Rift S at scan.co.uk They said their shipment is coming through on the 28th of april. On other websites such as ebay, the rift s is going for about 550 second… Read more
I cancelled mine last week after they changed it back by 3 weeks & stock now in at Oculus.
They must have taken hundreds (someone said over 600 a couple of days ago) They are taking money on order and they have no idea when they will get stock (they and Overclockers had some yesterday but this looks like it was in the 10's). I think Oculus should look at this and stop it as they are an approved re-seller. I asked them to cancel today and was told I would get a refund but my status of "picked" it's very strange and looks very dishonest.
scan have said that may 12th is only the date they’re due to get stock in from oculus. They can’t guarantee how many they’ll receive or how many orders they can fulfil, so it’s still a bit of gamble as to whether you’ll get on even if you “preorder“ this.
Have you got it yet?
Posted 25th Dec 2019Posted 25th Dec 2019
Oculus Quest festive sale Oculus Store e.g Quest Starter Pack £50.48£50.48Oculus Deals
Whole stack of discounts on the Oculus Store Happy VRing everyone!
Generally speaking Nintendo are the only manufacturer who make a profit on a console sale, Sony and Microsoft take a loss. If you're going to pluck a 'fact' right out of your arse to try and belittle some at least check it's right. It itsn't complicated.
Damn, bought superhot at full price last week. Wonder if it’s possible to refund the difference
Honestly just buy Pistol Whip and Beat Saber, you wont regret either
Beat Saber was on sale last week but it was the bundle version with dlc for £29.99. Daily deals are ongoing. I got a go at launch and not long after it was every day and still is, rift has been having daily deals for ages. Quest started daily deals last week and should hopefully continue indefinitely as long as it has enough games. Daily deals update at 8am uk time.
There's no evidence it's sold at a loss, but the reason prices are high because it's a captive market with a very slim selection. The PS4 was sold at a loss for years, and may still be. There was still variance in game prices.
Posted 15th Jul 2019Posted 15th Jul 2019
Oculus Rift and Touch Controllers Bundle £329.99 Amazon Prime Excl£329.99£3495% offAmazon Deals
Rift bundle - Headset, Six free games, Touch controllers and Two sensors. Amazon Prime Day deal.
I live in america and I want to know if this works here and I'm looking for a good vr headset pls
A good vr headset
Honestly, go for the newer rift S. It's £70 difference (a lot still) but the benefit is much greater. If your system is bottom end it might not cope with the USB requirements the original rift and sensors demand.
Think im gonna pull the trigger on this, do I need anything else? Know my system is bottom end but worth a shot. Though might have to loose one of my monitors... just got used to dual, First world problems
Oh well, W10 is mandatory for it to work.......but all is not lost, there is a rumour that MS and oculus might be have a even bigger partnership with the next xbox, rumor has it the Rift S or a xbox Scarlett branded Rift S might be supported on the console for vr gaming....Forza 8 in vr possibly could be here next year....:-)
Posted 2nd Jul 2019Posted 2nd Jul 2019
Oculus Rift Summer Sale, nearly all games/experiences reducedOculus Deals
Oculus summer sale is now live. Link is to the Rift store but some are cross platform with the Quest too. Most titles in the store are discounted.
You can build a PC that would ace most oculus games for £500, maybe even £450
Still nothing for MARVEL Powers United VR :(
Games library is smallish but slowly expanding, definitely quality over quantity at the moment. I'd recommend the quest over psvr at the moment (I own rift, psvr and quest). Psvr is good for seated but once you go wireless there really is no going back.
Creed is £19.99 (not discounted) on Rift and £22.99 on Quest, wonder if that is a cross-buy and will work.
Beat saber...on sale or not...worth every penny
Posted 25th Jun 2019Posted 25th Jun 2019
Oculus Rift CV1 With Oculus Touch Controllers and 6 Games Bundled - £349 @ Amazon£332.70£399.9917% offAmazon Deals
Some people prefer the CV1 for FPS games with gun stocks etc. Great price if want to get one before they disappear.
Hmm to make this proper room scale you would need to buy a 3rd sensor which is 60 quid so then bringing the price above the price of the Rift S which is room scale without the hassle of cables everywhere. Wont be upgrading from CV1 to S personally but were I Buying first time I'd spend the extra on the S rather than this.
Your thinking of the Oculus Quest.
Update... Dropped further. £332
Updated as price has dropped further!!!! £339 now!
Never heard of quest. Something for me to YouTube. Thanks mate (y) (y)
Refreshed 16th May 2019Refreshed 16th May 2019
Oculus Rift CV1 (Original Bundle with Xbox Controller/No Touch controllers) £199.99 New @ GAME£199.99£29933% offGAME Deals
With the upcoming release of the Oculus Rift S and Oculus Quest next week, GAME appear to be clearing out their Oculus Rift CV1 stock. At this price this is a great option for thos… Read more
Sold me a used Destiny 2 Collectors Edition, no DLC inside or steelbook :o
Shocking meant to be a gift, was on chat with them, they were trying offload it to Hermes but courier box was sealed, had some cut but i dont believe it courier fault, they must pack some ex display model, not sure what happened to glasses, maybe still somehere sit on display:), batteries were still in controller....
Typical GAME they are a joke (mad)
Guys if you order and was delivered check the content straight away, mine is missing the glasses, sensor and controller seem to be well used, box was sealed so no courier issue
Fallout VR vanilla, skyrim VR with mods, project cars 2, assetto corsa, wilsons heart, beat saber, elite dangerous, everspace, doom VR, euro truck simulator 2, chronos, IL-2 and many more which I cant remember right now (highfive)
Posted 23rd Mar 2019Posted 23rd Mar 2019LocalLocal
Oculus rift CV1 (ex display) £199 at Dixon's travel Gatwick Airport£199£2001% offDixons Travel Deals
Really?? The level of immersion you get in most games far outweigh the drop in graphics you get compared to a pc monitor. Example on flight Sims, over the years I tried many pc upgrades, fantastic graphics cards, triple monitors, head tracking. But all of the above combined doesn't come anywhere close to what the rift delivers. FPS games, where co locating your teammates is easier, movement is natural, you have a gun in each hand, you're actually in the game rather than looking through a window with pc controls that are limiting to say the least. Yes the graphics are a step down from the state of the art pc offerings, however the interface and immersion are several steps greater than what a keyboard / mouse / can offer. I guarantee that when the stand alone vr units have the right price point and the big studios are releasing content then there will be a whole new market. My elderly relatives loved the rift after ten minutes, whereas it took them a decade to get a smartphone.
Yeah, I agree it has Passthrough, but not 'Passthrough+" EDIT: From your link "Correction: Clarified that the Oculus Rift S, because it has an additional external camera, will make use of Passthrough Plus, while the Quest will simply use standard Passthrough."
According to press releases, Quest does have Pass through. "One new feature coming to the Quest and Rift S platforms that looks particularly helpful is Passthrough, which is a way to view the real world around you as you set up your space using Oculus’ Guardian tool (the blue mesh barrier that prevents you from walking into your desk or tripping over a chair). Because both headsets have inside-out tracking, you’ll be able to toggle between the Oculus Home launcher and live video feed of your real-life surroundings." https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2019/3/20/18273152/oculus-rift-s-vr-headset-announced-pricing-release-date-features-gdc-2019
Quest doesn't have Passthrough+
The Oculus Rift S and the Oculus Quest are being lauched on 30 April 2019, we will no doubt see a lot more reductions of the Rift in coming weeks. The Rift S is still tethered (like the Rift), although it uses Insight and 6DOF (6-degree-of-freedom), basically, there is no longer a need for external sensors to be placed around the room to detect your movement. The sensors are now built in to the headset. Additionally, it now incorporates Passthrough+. The ability to use the built-in camera to see your real environment (in case you want to pick up your cup of tea, for example). The standard Rift has 1080 x 1200 resolution per eye (456ppi), while the Rift S has 1280 x 1440 per eye (600ppi). The Rift S has refresh rate of 80Hz, compared to the Rift's 90Hz. Rift S now uses LCD displays rather than the OLED displays in the original. OLED displays typically have richer colors and better contrast than LCD displays which makes them great for dark content, but LCD displays for VR have gotten better in the years since the Rift first launched, and bring some benefits of their own. Among the biggest benefits of moving to LCD over OLED is improved ‘fill-factor’ which means less screen door effect (the unlit space between pixels). The Rift S now incorporates its speakers into the Lenovo 'halo' head band. Lenovo were chosen as the manufacturing partners, primarily to speed up production. The Quest is an untethered headset, similar to the earlier Oculus Go device, but with better specs. It incorporates a lot of the new Rift S tech, including 6DOF, Insight, Passthrough+ and speakers integrated into the headband. Obviously, due to being untethered, it is not as powerful as having it connected to a PC with a GTX 1080Ti (for example). It uses a built-in Snapdragon 835 processor at its core (I wish they went for the 845, but I get it, they had to hit their £399 price point). The Quest has a resolution of 1440 × 1600 per-eye (2880 × 1600 total) using OLED screen technology, better than both Rift and Rift S. Is the Rift S better than the Rift? I would say certainly. Yes the Rift S has a lower refresh rate, but now it uses LCD panels instead of OLED panels, and therefore can actually benefit from a lower refresh rate. All other aspects are an improvement. If I had an Oculus Rift, would I upgrade to the Rift S. No. Although for people joining the world of VR, the Rift S is the better option (for tethered VR headsets). However, the Quest is a huge leap forward and brings a completely untethered, immersive experience. This is where the future of VR is heading. Now we just need the 'grunt' behind it. Both devices share the same new improved touch controllers. Both have better screen resolutions and fresnel lens than the Rift. Both are being shipped for $399 and £399 on 30th April, aligned with F8, the Facebook Developers Conference in San Jose. https://www.roadtovr.com/oculus-rift-s-vs-quest-specs-difference/