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Starting 11/19, $100 off Windows Mixed Reality(VR) headsets+controllers at the Microsoft Store. Lenovo Explorer will be $249 ACB.

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The VR price war steps up a notch. On 11/19, the Microsoft Store will have up to $100 off all Mixed Reality headets. The confirmed $100 off is the Lenovo Explorer. That makes it $299. A certain Excellent reBates site is offering $50 CB on $250 that overlaps that sale by 1 day. That makes the Lenovo Explorer $249 all in.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/s...ack-Friday

These kits come with the controllers.

These are all 63mm IPD headsets. Fixed. Except for the Samsung. So keep that in mind.

It's confirmed that they run SteamVR and Oculus Software through Revive. People are already doing it.

True to it's word, Microsoft has made these headsets work decently on low end hardware. Unlike the Rift and Vive which require at least 1050Tis and above, these Microsoft headsets run on machines even with integrated graphics. Of course, the experience is better the better the hardware. But people have played games like Space Pirate Trainer on old 940mx laptops and they say it works well enough. A 940mx has 1/5th of the minimum speed required by an Oculus Rift. The min recommended spec for Mixed Reality period is GT 620 integrated graphics. The recommend spec for "Ultra" is a 1050.

In the last thread, there was a lot of back and forth about a bunch of things. Just watch this review, it answers pretty much everything discussed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4_B00i2z-I
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the samsung oddysey one that has the oled and no screen door effect is not included.... sad face... its the only one i would get.
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the samsung oddysey one that has the oled and no screen door effect is not included.... sad face... its the only one i would get.
Why do you say that? If you hit "preview now", the Samsung is right there with the rest of them. Wink
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Ugh damnit should had waited lol really good deal. Wonder if Microsoft store would give me a price adjustment on that day.
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Why do you say that? If you hit "preview now", the Samsung is right there with the rest of them. Wink
my bad... sweet, great deal
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I couldn't find the $50 CB on $250 of rebates
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Nice find. Any more details on that rebate?
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I couldn't find the $50 CB on $250 of rebates
Me neither but multiple people have posted of it. Can someone share a screenshot?
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I couldn't find the $50 CB on $250 of rebates
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Nice find. Any more details on that rebate?
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Me neither but multiple people have posted of it. Can someone share a screenshot?
It's discussed in the wiki in this thread. Make sure to be logged into your account and look at your offers.

https://slickdeals.net/f/10785123-50-off-all-microsoft-mixed-reality-vr-headsets-controller-sets-except-for-samsung-at-the-microsoft-store-starts-at-350-pm-bb-25-amex-promo-makes-it-325
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Not sure what the experience with Revive is like, but I have tried the official MS Steam driver and that is in early alpha with lots of crashes. Also non-adjustable IPD on the Acer made it feel a lot less immersive for me compared to Vive/Rift.
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It's discussed in the wiki in this thread. Make sure to be logged into your account and look at your offers.

https://slickdeals.net/f/10785123-50-off-all-microsoft-mixed-reality-vr-headsets-controller-sets-except-for-samsung-at-the-microsoft-store-starts-at-350-pm-bb-25-amex-promo-makes-it-325
Doesnt show up in my offers, so must be targeted or I'm daft af. 50/50 on reality.
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Nice find. Any more details on that rebate?
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Me neither but multiple people have posted of it. Can someone share a screenshot?
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I couldn't find the $50 CB on $250 of rebates
Here is the screenshot. I didn't find it yesterday on their mobile site. Just checked now using a laptop and it's there.

It expires in 7 days so just on time for the 11/19 sale.
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The Samsung one is the only one worth getting IMHO
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thinking of getting a VR for DD as an xmas gift, any site that gives better info on games? trying to figure out which is best MS VR or Oculus Rift, want something that can eventually (or now) port games from xbox one
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Does it work with PS4?
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