The Oculus Rift specs have been deemed as legit. The device was released last month.
Gizmodo reported that the Oculus Rift included several items in the box. It has the headset with tether cable, the Oculus sensor and stand, the compact Oculus remote as well as an Xbox One controller and USB adapter.
For the publication's review, the company sent an Oculus-ready PC with the headset. The set-up was a $950 Asus tower with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 970 graphics card. It also has a chassis designed with customizable glowing LEDs.
The unboxing process took about an hour while setting up the software took another 20 minutes to download. Fortunately, the step-by-step installation afterwards was relatively easy.
Gizmodo described the Oculus Rift headset as "an all-black pair of ski goggles with sturdy straps" which can be placed on the user's head. It is said to weigh similar to a pound of ground coffee.
There are two adjustable lenses inside, which are the player's portholes to the OLED display. The Oculus Rift also has on-ear speakers which eliminated the need for more wires coming out of the headset.
The Oculus Rift alone is priced at $600. Users will need a high-end gaming PC to be able to fully enjoy the console.
"What Oculus has accomplished is remarkable," the website wrote. "here's plenty that even the completely uninitiated user can enjoy. More importantly, the Rift is truly immersive in most cases."
Meanwhile, the Oculus Rift's backorder has been pushed back by another month. According to Road to VR, those who order the headset today will have to wait until August to receive their console.
The publication noted that the initial shipments of the Rift were delayed because of a component shortage last week. Updates on the orders are expected to be confirmed by Apr. 12. "Many Rifts will be arriving on schedule and in line with original estimates," the company wrote about the shipping delay.