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Facebook to launch new virtual reality headset, 'Oculus Go'

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 11 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc plans to release a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, unlike its Oculus Rift product, which allows for mobile uses, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday.

Zuckerberg, speaking at a conference for virtual reality developers, said the "Oculus Go" device would cost $199 and ship early next year. (Reporting by David Ingram, editing by G Crosse)