Valve Index VR kits might be obtainable to buy once more on at 10 a.m. Pacific time on Monday, March 9.

The restock timing was reported beforehand as a “leak” by some, however UploadVR confirmed the plans immediately with Valve. It sounds, nevertheless, like will probably be very exhausting to order one and have it arrive rapidly. Here’s the official assertion from the corporate explaining the plan:

Valve Index VR kits might be obtainable for buy this Monday (March 9) beginning at 10 a.m. PDT. We do count on obtainable inventory to promote out Monday on account of excessive demand, so all purchases fulfilled past this preliminary amount might be fulfilled within the order through which they’re acquired, as provides improve over the approaching months.

In February we reported that production schedules for Valve Index have been affected by the coronavirus that’s also hit Facebook’s Oculus Quest. The Valve Index controllers have been developed alongside the extremely anticipated VR sport Half-Life: Alyx, which releases on March 23. Index controllers strap to the arms and likewise work with HTC’s SteamVR-tracked programs like the unique Vive and Vive Pro whereas enabling some optional interactions in the game.

The Index VR headset is likely one of the most comfortable on the market and demand appeared to extend for Valve’s {hardware} because the formal November announcement of Half-Life: Alyx. The built-for-VR enlargement to the Half-Life universe is a full-length flagship sport that takes place between the occasions of the unique from 1998 and Half-Life 2.

Valve Index is barely formally bought by means of the Steam market. The full equipment sells for $1,000 and hasn’t been obtainable on the market in current weeks. Valve deliberate to get extra in inventory previous to the discharge of Alyx however, because of the coronavirus, could have fewer able to ship previous to the sport’s launch.

Valve’s Index VR headset goes back on sale March 9

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