Oculus Go is going away and now it’s all about the Quest

The future of virtual reality will not be cheap; that much we know from Facebook announcing it is discontinuing the affordable Oculus Go headset.

In a blog post on Tuesday, the company says the standalone £199 headset is being retired this year, after serving its purpose as a solid introduction to all-in-one VR experiences.

Oculus says the decision is partially thanks to the success of the Oculus Quest headset, which delivered the power and high-end experiences offered by the Oculus Rift, combined with the all-in-one convenience of the Go.

The company wrote: “As we look to the future, we’re grateful to the Oculus Go community for pushing the VR revolution forward. Unique amongst a landscape of tethered and drop-in systems, Oculus Go pioneered the all-in-one category—a new kind of VR with more freedom and flexibility.

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