Oculus Rift tops VR best sellers list, piquing consumer interest in July

The Oculus Rift + Touch bundle is now the best-selling wearable VR system.

The currently on-sale Oculus Rift + Touch bundle, priced at $399, is sitting atop Amazon’s Best Sellers list for Wearable Tech Virtual Reality Gear.

Google Trends showed a spike for both “Oculus Rift” and “HTC Vive” on July 10th-11th, when Oculus announced the special bundling deal, but Oculus came away the clear winner.

Oculus Rift currently supports 110 different game titles; HTC Vive supports 353 games; Virtuix Omni supports only a handful.

Oculus hasn’t climbed to the top of the heap yet, though.

Sony has been hard at work, converting and adding VR support to its robust game library. Currently, Sony has added VR support for 238 different PlayStation titles.

Research firm IDC projects that AR and VR device sales will soar at a compound annual growth rate of 58% year over year between now and 2021. While smartphone-based applications like the Google Daydream and Samsung Gear VR are currently the most popular, IDC forecasts a shift towards the dominance of more robust systems like the Rift and Vive.

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