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Reserve Your Own Private Oculus Rift VR Demo at Best Buy

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  • And the Rift supports full stereoscopic 3D, so depth perception feels eerily real.

There’s no time like the present to take your first trip into virtual reality. Wanna see what the Oculus Rift VR fuss is about? Make a reservation to check it out at your local Best Buy!

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Now’s your chance to experience the magic that only VR can deliver.

It’s said that you always remember your first time, and that might be especially true for Virtual Reality (VR).

Playing 3D games on a 2D monitor? That’s one thing. Experiencing VR is an entirely different trip, where you literally feel like you’re exploring the fantastical landscape of an alien world, or gazing at serene wonders half a click below the ocean’s surface. Oculus calls this strange magic “presence,” and you really have to experience it yourself to understand.

Luckily, you can. If you haven’t yet taken that wild ride (or dive, or flight, or chase, or leap, or…), the VR experts behind the cutting-edge Oculus Rift VR headset teamed up with Best Buy to offer everyone a little taste of the Rift’s game-changing possibilities. Just reserve a free demo on Best Buy’s website (walk-in appointments are available too) and you can enjoy your own hands-on Oculus Rift demo session.

Be ready, though, because lots of folks are shocked at just how real it feels. The Rift’s super-fast OLED display updates 90 times per second, perfectly adapting to every little movement of your head. Tilt your neck just so, and your view in the Rift will rotate to match. And the Rift supports full stereoscopic 3D, so depth perception feels eerily real. You might want to avoid peeking over any tall cliffs.

It’s all good, though, because your demo will be hosted by a friendly, well-trained rep from Oculus. Though the programming may vary slightly, you can expect them to guide you through up to four of these premium Rift experiences:

Sound fun? (Yes, yes it does.) What are you waiting for? Head over to Best Buy’s Oculus Rift page to make your reservation to experience the cutting edge of interactive entertainment.

By the way, once you’ve had the experience, be sure to drop by the comments section to tell everyone how your own first time went!

Your first time in the Rift, that is.

Jane Larkin’s first time was at GDC in San Francisco. She still talks about it.

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Reserve Your Own Private Oculus Rift VR Demo at Best Buy

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