Facebook's bet on virtual reality becomes real in the first quarter of 2016

The world gets its first real taste of widely available, high-powered virtual reality headsets in the first quarter of 2016: Facebook-owned Oculus VR finally revealed plans on May 6 to roll out its Rift headset.

You’ll be able to plunk down money to reserve a headset starting later this year; there’s no word on pricing or retail availability just yet. Nor are there firm details on what exactly the headset will come with — the first look at the final version is all we’ve got for now, with more information on games coming to the Rift promised for the coming weeks.

Here’s a second look at the headset, straight from the folks at Oculus VR:

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