Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition now up for pe-order

Microsoft has announced that the developer edition of its HoloLens augmented reality headset is now available to pre-order. Carrying a $3,000 price tag, the Windows 10 device will begin shipping in the US and Canada on March 30, which is inline with the time-frame announced last year.

“Developers who purchase HoloLens will have immediate access to hundreds of UWP apps through the Windows Store great and familiar apps like OneDrive, Maps, Remote Desktop, People, Movies & TV, Groove Music and Microsoft Office apps,”Microsoft said in a blog post.

“The Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition also gives developers access to a showcase of holographic app experiences to help get them started.” There is, however, currently no information on exactly when the consumer version of the device will go on sale.