Whether you're buying it for yourself or giving it as a gift, a VR headset is a cool and unique gift for any type of gamer. Right now we've spotted an excellent deal on one of our favorite VR headsets.
Oculus Rift S: was $399 now $299 @ Oculus
The Oculus Rift S is the best PC-based VR headset on the market. It sports a 2560 x 1440 display with a fast 80Hz refresh rate. Plus, it's light which means you'll be able to wear it comfortably for extended periods of time. It's now $100 off and at its lowest price ever.
Oculus Quest 2: $299 @ Oculus
The Oculus Quest 2 is a stand- alone device that delivers the best VR experience you can get without needing to connect to a powerful gaming PC. It packs a Snapdragon XR2 processor with 6GB of RAM, which is a notable step up in specs over the Snapdragon 835 CPU found in its predecessor.
The Oculus Rift S is one of the best VR headsets you can buy. Unlike the Quest 2, the Oculus Rift S is PC-based, which means you'll need a well-equipped PC to power your VR experience. (Minimum requirements include a GTX 1050 Ti/Radeon RX 470 or greater and at least a Core i3-6100/Ryzen 3 1200 CPU with 8GB of RAM).
However, once you're set up, it can deliver room-scale VR without the need to place external sensors around your apartment. And it comes with the impressive Touch Controllers that track movements and help make the entire VR experience feel a lot more kinetic and immersive.
Equally important, it comes with an impressive roster of games via the Oculus Store, with notable highlights including Beat Saber, Superhot, and Job Simulator.
If you prefer a PC-free VR experience, the Oculus Store also has stock of its Oculus Quest 2 for $299. The Oculus Quest 2 also delivers an excellent VR experience sans the need to connect to a PC. It's not on sale, but the hard-to-find headset is now in stock.
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As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.