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Archive for 26th May, 2019

A Future Rift on a Rig

While I have ventured into the wonderful world of Virtual Reality through the use of PlayStation VR , the experience is rather limited due to the availability of the VR games on the console, not to mention the sheer pricing of such softwares…

Console gaming surely is not for the economic conscious individuals such as myself…

Before I even got myself the PSVR last year, I have always wanting to get a VR kit for my PC. Unfortunately at that time, my PC is not capable of supporting such high end device, and the said VR kits available on the market are too expensive for my taste.

However, such a problem no longer exists as I’ve just upgraded my rig earlier this year complete with VR-ready GPU.

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While you can technically hook up your PSVR to the PC, it doesn’t have native support, so instead you’ll have to rely heavily on third-party softwares and a lot of setup to get it working, which I tried, and ultimately gave up due to all the hassles.

Fast forward 3rd Moon of this year, Oculus announced the successor to their popular VR Headset, the Oculus Rift. Aptly named the Oculus Rift S, this new unit have just begun its shipping around the world since last week.

Oculus is pretty much the leader of the VR scene, so this latest entry to the market obviously piques my interest…

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