Facebook to kill Oculus Rift S VR headset in 2021

Facebook is officially killing off the Rift.

Along with the announcement about the new Quest 2 all-in-one VR headset, Facebook today announced that it will discontinue Rift PC-based VR headset product lineup in the future. Facebook will stop selling the Oculus Rifts S in 2021.

For those who prefer an even more immersive experience, the company has also the Logitech G PRO Gaming Headset for Oculus Quest 2.

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We're going to focus on standalone VR headsets moving forward. This year, Facebook has announced the end of both the Go and Rift lines.

The headset comes with improved design and ergonomics, is thinner than its predecessor, and also lighter.

The Logitech G333 VR Gaming Earphones sport an asymmetrical, custom length cable that's designed specifically for Quest 2 and with audio drivers said to be capable of delivering "detail-rich sound" and an accurate audio representation of the virtual world around you. It utilizes the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 Platform and has our highest-resolution display ever with 50% more pixels than the first generation. When asked during a pre-briefing whether the company planned to scale back investment in PC VR content, Oculus Head of Developer Strategy Chris Jurney pointed to ongoing development of previously announced PC titles, while highlighting that creating games for Quest "has kind of taken the lead from developers".

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