Facebook maintains that pioneering VR headset is "very much in the development stage"

Oculus Rift unlikely to launch this year

It’s looking increasingly unlikely that the pioneering virtual reality headset Oculus Rift will launch this side of Christmas.

“We have not announced any specific plans for shipment volumes in 2015 related to Oculus," Facebook CFO David Wehner told analysts, as reported by Gamasutra.

“Oculus is very much in the development stage, so it’s early to be talking about large shipment volumes, and our expense guidance reflects any volumes that we might do in 2015.”

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