Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe told recently in an interview that the focus of the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift next to the PC, not on consoles, but on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones to be located. This he explained by the steadily increasing sales and the rapid technological development of mobile devices compared to games consoles.
The focus of the developers behind the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift is primarily due to potent gaming machines. This bekundigte the manufacturer in the past on several occasions. But in second place are not about the next generation game consoles, but mobile devices like tablets and smartphones. This revealed Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe in a recent interview with Edge Online.
So Oculus was not averse to the consoles, but I see much more potential in the mobile market. This is due Iribe especially with the ever increasing sales and the rapid technological progress: "I love consoles, but internally we are excited to learn where the mobile market goes and to plug it into any next-gen smartphone This double. each year, as opposed to consoles that occur in the same place for eight years, "explains Iribe. "It is innovation and how quickly mobile phones to improve today."
While the Oculus team have experimented with both PlayStation Move and Microsoft's Kinect with, but then simply decided to not to want to focus on consoles. In a release date for the consumer version you have so far still does not want to set. , But we plan to publish Oculus Rift next year to a targeted price of 300 U.S. dollars.