Here's a clear look at Oculus VR glove controller prototypes

Image Facebook founder and CEO,Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and Oculus Touch controllers as the gives a demonstration during the Oculus Connect 3 event in San Jose Calif. on Oct. 6 2016

Best Buy is one of the partners of Oculus to offer demonstrations and sell its Rift headset that started in April 2016.

According to an internal memo sent to affected employees, the closures came due to "store performance", Business Insider reported.

As Oculus spokesperson did confirm Business Insider's report, but called the move a "seasonal change", rather than a failing of the booths to engage the public.

"Oculus Rift is already the best VR experience you can buy". She added that they still believe that a live demo is the best way to learn about virtual reality.

Facebook wants to transform the way people communicate with virtual reality, but USA consumers aren't lining outside of Best Buy stores to try the Oculus Rift headset. Others cited firmware bugs that render some sets inoperable. Sharing his vision for AR and VR, Zuckerberg said that the goal is to make glasses compact enough for easy mobility and software advanced enough to allow users to experience anything. What the Oculus Research lab in Redmond, Washington is working on is a pair of gloves that bring the full movement range of your hands and fingers into a virtual world. But they also noted the challenge in selling virtual-reality headsets, which are still clunky and unfamiliar to many people. "That's what I'm doing here", he wrote.

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The pictures that Zuckerberg uploaded, in addition to the teaser of a virtual reality glove, could be the Facebook CEO's way of trying to divert the attention of virtual reality aficionados away from the bad news that has surrounded Oculus recently.

At that time, Best Buy's CEO said that having Oculus demo stations would be cool and fun for its customers.

While there will be fewer Best Buy Oculus demo stations, sources tell BI that Facebook is contemplating opening its own permanent Oculus storefronts to sell the systems.

Zuckerberg's caption on this photo reads "When you manufacture really small pieces, you have to keep every surface clean to avoid defects".

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