In a tweet that has since been taken down, a game director at Cartoon Network may have revealed what the Oculus Rift will look like when it begins to arrive on doorsteps and store shelves in a couple weeks.
The box draws the eye immediately to the dark black headset and simple-text branding. The similarities to Apple’s particular flavor of packaging are unmistakable. MacBook Pro box for comparison:
There’s also a shot of the opened box with what appears to be “engineering sample” written on the Oculus Remote. While this is likely not the finished device or packaging it looks pretty polished.
Previously, Oculus posted an image showing a cropped version of the box when it opened pre-orders in January and Facebook’s VR division had it on display during CES too. Check out those images below for comparison:
We’ve reached out to Oculus to see if the white package is the same one that will come to consumers.