The consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will need a PC to run, but it won't be one that will use OS X or Linux, at least for now. Oculus VR revealed today that it has put development for both of those operating systems on hold. Here is what the company said in today's blog post:
The consumer version of the Oculus Rift headset will go on sale in the first quarter of 2016. Pre-orders will begin later in 2015 but a specific price has not yet been revealed. The company did reveal the hardware specs needed to use the Oculus Rift on a Windows PC, and as expected, that rig will need some high-end components inside.
Source: Oculus VR
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