With The New Oculus Go Headset, Oculus Is Revamping Video Entertainment, by Carrie Christensen

The Oculus Go headset has been rated very highly among critics since its May debut. (Image via BGR)

Oculus, the Facebook-owned virtual reality company, has firmly established itself as a leading maker of quality virtual reality equipment. The company is known for its incredible virtual reality headsets that allow users to immerse themselves in almost every environment and situation possible without leaving home.

The first two headsets that Oculus produced were the Samsung-partnered Gear VR and the Oculus Rift. The Gear VR is specifically designed to work through Samsung smartphones, while the Rift requires a computer with specific software. Both headsets offer a large variety of games and experiences for users to choose from.

In May, Oculus introduced its third virtual reality headset: the Oculus Go, which is an entity of its own — literally. What sets the newest VR headset apart from its predecessors is its ability to function without an outside operating system, making it one of the few quality stand-alone headsets available. The freedom from cords and battery drainage make stand-alone headsets the most convenient virtual reality experience possible, and the Oculus Go is one of the best available for the price.

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