Eve: Valkyrie is scheduled to begin alpha testing within the next two weeks, CCP Games announced yesterday.

Individuals who own the Oculus Rift DK2 (Dev Kit 2) headset may sign up to engage in the alpha, which is currently scheduled to begin on January 18.

Yesterday, Oculus Rift became available for preorder and means to set gamers back $599 when the virtual reality hardware ships some time this year. Eve: Valkyrie, among other things, will be included within an Oculus Rift package. For more on Eve: Valkyrie and Oculus Rift, you’re already in the right place, VG News Wire.