Keep your Oculus Rift S safe when storing or traveling with it.
Best Storage Case for Oculus Rift S Windows Central 2020
The Oculus Rift S is an incredible VR headset that brings improved lenses, a display with a higher pixel count than the original, and a redesigned head strap and tracking system. It’s the Oculus headset that will deliver the highest quality VR experience. Keeping your Rift S safe from damage when in storage or traveling should be a priority. The Vanerdun Case meets both of those needs perfectly. Of course, there are plenty of ways to store your Rift S when not in use, and we have your best choices right here.
Best Overall: Vanerdun Case
The case is very lightweight, shockproof, dustproof, and made out of water resistant materials so you can rest easy when you’re not using your headset. It also comes with a super handy strap so you can throw your Rift S over your shoulder for easy transporting.
The big comfy handle and dual zipper makes getting to your headset really easy when you want to hang out with your friends in AltspaceVR, or maybe you’re looking to do a solo Beat Saber session.
- Molded compartments for headset and controllers
- Internal mesh pocket for extras
- Durable carrying handle
- A little bulky
- Lack of fun colors
- No external pockets
Vanerdun Case for Oculus Rift S is made of high-quality EVA and provides excellent storage and travel protection.
Best Heavy Duty: Casematix TAC 17-inch Case
The big handle makes it really easy to carry your Oculus Rift S to a friends house, work, or a gaming event. The tough outer shell will make feel at ease if you accidentally drop your case.
- A big heavy duty exterior shell
- Customizable foam interior
- Big handle for easy carrying
- It’s over the top
- No shoulder strap
- On the heavy side
Best Heavy Duty
Casematix TAC 17-inch Case
Customizable and tough
The Casematix TAC 17-inch case delivers heavy duty protection for your Oculus Rift S and is 100% customizable.
Best Lightweight: Khanka Hard Travel Case
Overall it’s a simple storage case for your headset. It doesn’t go overboard with extra storage and it’s not bulky. I do wish it came with a should strap for easier transporting. The 100% guarantee is nice in case you find that the Khanka case isn’t for you.
- 100% guarantee
- Not a lot of extra space
- No shoulder strap
- Not water resistant
Khanka Hard Travel Case
Easy on your wallet
Keep your Oculus Rift S safe when not in use. The Khanka case is lightweight, very dependable and it’s not expensive.
Best Desktop Stand: AFAITH VR Stand
It’s very easy to set up, with just a few pieces to snap together, and its affordable. The AFAITH stand isn’t just for the Oculus Rift S. You can also use it with your Quest, and HTC Vive, or any VR headset.
- Looks awesome
- Easy setup
- Fits other VR headsets
- Doesn’t actually protect your headset
- Controllers sometimes fall off of stand
- Seems flimsy
Best Desktop Stand
AFAITH VR Stand
Display your headset
Keep your Oculus Rift S and your controllers safe when you’re not using it. Very dependable and it’s affordable.
Best Style: VRGE Wooden Stand
What’s really great is there’s nothing to put together. Just unpack the stand and find a great spot on your desk to put it. The VRGE stand is all about style and the walnut veneer finish will easily win you over.
- Greaty stylish look
- Very simple
- Stable low profile
- Doesn’t offer real protection
- No cable management
- Can slide around
VRGE Wooden Stand
Lots of style
The VRGE is a single piece of wood with Walnut Veneer. A great way to store your Oculus Rift S when you’re not using it.
Best Backpack: Mobile Edge Core Gaming Backpack
Source: Mobile Edge
The Core Gaming backpack wasn’t made specifically for the Oculus Rift S, but it’s still perfect for storing your VR headset when not in use and a great backpack for gaming events.
- Lots of storage
- TSA friendly
- Not made specifically for the Oculus Rift S
- It’s bulky
- It’s expensive
Mobile Edge Core Gaming Backpack
For serious gamers
Mobile Edge’s Core VR Backpack was made for serious VR gamers. Perfect for keeping VR equipment safe when not in use.
Best Under Desk Storage: VRGE VR Under Desk Hook
Installing under your desk is really easy thanks to a strip of 3M VHB Sticky Tape and mounting screws. Once installed, you can easily store your Rift S.
- High grade aluminum design
- Easy to install
- Works with any VR headset
- Your knees can knock off your headset
- Doesn’t offer actual protection
- Can be hard to hang your equipment
Best Under Desk Storage
VRGE VR Under Desk Hook
Declutter your desk
The VRGE VE Under Desk Hook keeps your desk organized by giving you a place to hang Rift S and its controllers.
There are plenty of choices when it comes to storing your Oculus Rift S. The one I recommend that will offer you great protection for storing or traveling is the Vanerdun Case. The mesh pocket built into the top of the case is a great addition for extra batteries, lens cleaners, or anything else you might need to elevate your VR experience.
A tough water resistant shell keeps everything nice and snug thanks to the molded interior made specifically for the Oculus Rift S. The Vanerdum Case really is the perfect case for storage and traveling.
Credits — The team that worked on this guide
Bobby Carlton has been working in technology for over 10 years, with the last 5 years dedicated to VR/AR tech. He’s a bit of a backpack nerd and has been on a lifelong quest to find the holy grail of backpacks. At any given point, you’ll find at least five different backpacks in his closet. Follow him on Twitter.
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