Oculus Rift PC bundle pre-orders begin on Feb. 16, starting at $1,499

Oculus has announced that beginning at 8 a.m. PT on February 16, customers will be able to pre-order its Rift virtual reality headset in bundles with different PCs. The computers, made by ASUS and Dell, along with Dell subisdiary Alienware, will be completely VR-ready. The bundles will start at $1,499.

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Each bundle includes a Rift headset, and all of these PCs are VR-ready. They are powered by Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, and sport either an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or GTX 980 graphics card. In addition to the Rift headset and PC itself, the bundles also include an Xbox One controller, along with the Rift sensor and remote, Eve: Valkyrie Founder's Pack, and Lucky's Tale.

These bundles are expected to start shipping some time in April. If you've already ordered your Oculus Rift headset separately, you can get discounts on one of these bundles if you check the 'partner offers' box on your order status page. That option will also appear on Feb. 16.

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Joseph Keller