Holy longevity batman.
"Both Oculus and HTC are looking to make meaningful advancements before
committing to a new generation of hardware, and it takes time for the
components to reach a level of affordability and production-readiness.
Iribe believes the current Rift has a long life ahead; it won’t be
superseded for “at least the next two years", and will remain relevant
after the fact. “I think you’ll see even beyond that, a lot of people
will be using this first [generation]”.
That's far beyond what I ever would of predicted.