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Pre-orders for Samsung's Gear VR for Galaxy S6 start tomorrow

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It will be available to order May 8th

The next generation of Samsung's virtual reality headset — the Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge — is almost available. Today Samsung announced the device will be available for pre-order from Best Buy starting tomorrow. On May 8th, you'll be able to buy it online from Best Buy or directly from Samsung, or in Best Buy stores on May 15th.

Read next: The Samsung Gear S2 review.

The device, designed with Oculus, is a noticeable step up from the last version of the Samsung headset. That version worked with the Galaxy Note 4, but the S6, a more mainstream device, could insure that the new generation of Gear VR attracts more customers. Samsung says, like the previous Gear VR, the Gear VR Innovator Edition will cost $199.

Update: Included pricing from Samsung.

Verge Video: Hands-on with Samsung's Gear VR headset