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Virtuix's Omni gaming treadmill now available for pre-order

By Shawn Knight
Aug 12, 2013
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  1. Virtuix’s Omni gaming treadmill is now available for pre-order following an overwhelmingly successful run on Kickstarter earlier this year that racked up more than $1.1 million in funding. An investment of $499 for single-player action or $1,018 (multiplayer) will get...

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  2. amstech

    amstech TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 1,457   +606

    Hope this thing does well, lets get those fat McDonalds kids off the couch :p
     
  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    That is expensive.
     
  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,156   +1,431

    A whole year away and taking pre-orders already, that doesn't sound right... They must be completely out of money trying to sell this thing so far in advance.
     
  5. freythman

    freythman TS Booster Posts: 113   +10

    Cheaper than a gym membership. More fun to boot.
     
  6. I hope the Oculus is sweat proof!
     
  7. thewind

    thewind TS Enthusiast Posts: 76

    I agree! It is really expensive for what it is... A ps4 is only $400! This cant cost that much to make... I'd pay $300 but not a penny more!
     
  8. freythman

    freythman TS Booster Posts: 113   +10

    $300 barely gets you a decent "normal" treadmill. This one is omnidirectional with input to your PC, so I'd say $499 is a great value for a product that is showing its face on the market for the first time.
     
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  9. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 185   +13

    That's pretty cool. We will have some pretty awesomely fit gamers!
     
  10. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +627

    Need to be of average height or shorter to use this. There's simply not enough room to run.
     
  11. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,517   +2,060

    I'll wait for gym's to incorporate this then simply take out a membership. Much cheaper. Now where did I leave my Big Mac...
     

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