Oculus Rift plus Touch bundle gets permanent $499 price

The all-in-one bundle has everything you need to get started in VR gaming, except a pricey PC.

The Rift + Touch bundle will be $499 this fall. 
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On Monday, Facebook announced a temporary price drop to $399 on its Oculus Rift VR headset and Touch controllers bundle. 

Today, it said the Summer of Rift sale has been so successful, it's going to keep the bundle permanently at $499 once the summer promotion ends in about six weeks. 

Regardless of whether you buy now or wait, the package will include the Rift headset, two sensors, a pair of Touch controllers, all the necessary cables, and six games available after you activate Touch: Lucky's TaleMediumToyboxQuillDead and Buried and Robo Recall.