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Virtuix Omni virtual reality treadmill shipping this September

The Virtuix Omni virtual reality treadmill is set to ship this September, with units going for $499, according to a listing on Omni's website.

Those who purchase the treadmill will need to buy the Oculus Rift or PC controller needed to use it separately. The $499 price tag also does not include shipping.

The Virtuix Omni supports multi-directional movement with virtual reality support. Players are supported on the treadmill via a back harness and a pair of shoes; all of this is hooked up to tracking software that will allow players to "move" through the game. For more details on how the Virtuix Omni handles — including what it feels like to run and how it works with the Oculus Rift — check out our hands-on preview from GDC 2014.

Pre-orders opened for the Virtuix Omni last August, and at the time it was slated to ship in March 2014. The hardware was crowdfunded through Kickstarter last June, surpassing its $150,000 goal and pulling in $1,109,351.

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