Oculus Rift
Oculus Rift bundle will be shipped with a remote control and an Xbox One controller. Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift VR headset has already been available for preorder since January for its March 28 shipment. Now, the company has announced a lineup of PCs that are ready to be paired with the VR device.

According to IGN, the company has named some PCs from Alienware, ASUS and Dell as among those that are part of the Oculus Rift-ready PCs that have been optimised for use with Oculus’s VR headset.

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Starting Feb. 16, VR enthusiasts can place their preorders for the Oculus Rift bundles. The participating retailers include Amazon, Best Buy and the Microsoft Store. Bundles are priced somewhere at US$1500 (approx. AU$2117). Shipment starts at April, just some days following the pegged March 28 first shipment of the Oculus Rift VR headset.

Considering that the bundles are at least a thousand bucks, some gamers may not be as enthusiastic when it comes to preorder from the lineup. However, Forbes has spotted a way to create a PC that is built for the Oculus Rift. The promise is that, with the right tools, a gamer can create their own PC for anywhere between US$750 (approx. AU$1058) to US$1050 (approx. AU$1482).

The prices are approximated by way of the cheapest parts found by the creator, so there is still some leeway involved when doing the whole project. But it does take away a big part of the cost for the pre-made Oculus-ready PCs that will come out in April.

On April, Oculus has also announced that it will make the Rift VR available in select and limited locations starting April. So far, 20 regions have been confirmed to get the Oculus Rift from March 28, as detailed over the official Oculus website.

Upon receipt of the box, players will get the VR device with built-in headphones and microphone, the sensor, Oculus Remote and the Xbox One controller. The Oculus Remote is a nifty addition for those who want to have an intuitive device that can navigate through the store, explore video content and go through the VR games and entertainment offered for the device.

Oculus Rift-ready PCs (Credit: YouTube/Aban Tech)