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Oculus Go, the standalone VR rival to Rift, is on sale now for $199 / £199

Oculus Go

Oculus Go, the standalone, wire-free virtual reality (VR) headset from the makers of Oculus Rift, is now on sale. 

The announcement came as Facebook's F8 2018 developer conference kicked off today in San Jose, California. 

The Oculus Go is available at in 23 countries, including the US, UK, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. 

In the US, shoppers can also find the Oculus Go on sale at Amazon, Best Buy, and NewEgg, as well as at Best Buy retail stores today.  

Best Buy is also offering in-store demos starting tomorrow, May 2.

Additional global retailers will have the Oculus Go, which doesn't require a PC or inserted smartphone to operate, on sale soon. 

As for how much you'll pay for the chance to jump into VR with no wire, it depends on what Oculus Go storage option you choose. 

The Oculus Go with 32GB of storage costs $199 / £199 / AU$299, while the Oculus Go with 64GB of storage costs $249 / £249 / AU$369.

With over 1,000 apps, games and experiences available at launch, there will be plenty to play when your Oculus Go arrives. 

We've got a full rundown of the best Oculus Go games and apps to help you jump right into the best of standalone VR, too.

Michelle Fitzsimmons

Michelle is a Senior Content Writer at 8x8. She was previously an editor at TechRadar, a leading consumer tech news and reviews website. Now she’s focused on helping small businesses reach their goals.