With the first orders of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset slated to arrive in just over a month, a number of those with pre-orders awoke this morning to the disturbing discovery that their orders had been abruptly canceled.
Many of the reported instances seem to point to the fact that buyers were aiming to have the product shipped to unsupported countries or were otherwise misrepresenting their order. Oculus has initially limited orders of the headset to buyers in 20 countries.
This bout of cancellations comes only a day after launch details were released regarding Oculus Rift competitor HTC Vive. The Vive headset will notably include pre-order availability in China and a few other countries not supported by Oculus at launch.
Oculus provided a statement to…