Oculus Quest Goes ‘Out Of Stock’ In North America After Backorder

Oculus Quest is ‘Out of Inventory’ in some international locations after being backordered into March.

We’ve been intently following availability of the standalone VR headset from Fb with CEO Mark Zuckerberg saying gross sales “are stronger than we anticipated.” In mid-January, transport estimates for brand spanking new orders of the headset in the US from the corporate’s personal web site have been pushed into March. Valve’s high-end PC-only headset the Valve Index was additionally closely backordered on Steam earlier than the corporate stopped accepting new orders. In January, Valve stated it could attempt to get the headset again in inventory earlier than the discharge of extremely anticipated VR recreation Half-Life: Alyx in March.

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Oculus Quest is a very standalone VR headset that operates with none wires. The all-in-one system begins at $400 and works in wi-fi mode with among the hottest VR video games, like Superhot, Beat Saber and Pistol Whip, however an elective mode for the headset known as Oculus Hyperlink makes it suitable over a USB three twine with PC VR video games as effectively. Which means the headset is among the most versatile and strong choices for folks wanting each the wi-fi freedom of standalone VR video games and the choice to play PC VR video games like Alyx over a wired connection to a suitable laptop.

On the time of this writing Quest is out of inventory in the US and Canada from the official firm web site and on Amazon it says the headset can be again in inventory on February 16. It’s nonetheless displaying as accessible elsewhere although, like England, the place it can ship by February 12, in line with the official web site. Quest may also be present in some bodily shops. We’ve requested Fb for remark about demand and availability of the headset and can replace this publish if we hear again.

Hat tip to Marketstuff99 for alerting us to the headset being “Out of Inventory.”