Oculus VR Launches Countdown to Pre-E3 Show

It’s just a matter of days now until Oculus VR finally reveals fresh details about the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). The company is set to host its first ever pre-E3 press conference at 10:00 PDT on 11th June 2015 in San Francisco, just ahead of the huge industry event itself from 16th – 18th in Los Angeles. No doubt many fans have already created their own countdowns in great anticipation of the event, but Oculus VR itself has recently set up a more official solution.


The home page for the official Oculus VR website and been drowned in black with an image of the consumer Oculus Rift to one side and a countdown to the main event on the other. An option to be notified of when the event’s livestream begins can be found at the bottom of the page. At the time of writing there’s a little under 50 hours to go until the proceedings kick off. Though unconfirmed, this will likely be the page from which the livestream itself is hosted, though no doubt there will be plenty of chances to catch it around the web.

There are plenty of unknowns surrounding the consumer Oculus Rift right now, many of which fans to hope have answered at this show. While the Q1 2016 release window and recommended PC specifications are well known, enthusiasts are hoping to hear more about the specs of the device itself and a potential solution to the issue of VR input. There are also factors such as the price and new VR compatible videogames that could be announced. Whatever Oculus VR has up its sleeve, it’s sure to steal headlines in the days leading up to E3.

VRFocus will continue to follow the Oculus Rift closely and will be at Oculus VR’s event to bring you the latest updates on the device.