Maybe VR isn't dead after all... - Valve Index Review

  • Published: 12 August 2019
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  • Phillipe
    Phillipe  5 days back

    Oculus Rift S, anyone? Linus forgot to mention it entirely!!!!!!! No need for extra cameras at all, for $ 400, it’s a good VR headset...

    • hydzior
      hydzior  6 minutes back

      With fixed ipd. Not for everyone.

    • Gopnik Keikei
      Gopnik Keikei  1 hours back

      Oculus Rift S is a solid NO, at least with my experience, maybe cuz I play Expert+++ Beat Saber levels lol

      HAZZARD  17 hours back

      VR is a waste of money and will never be a thing.

    • im the derpy
      im the derpy  20 hours back

      @Linus Tech Tips they will send it soon once they see this video

    • Logan Wightman
      Logan Wightman  1 days back

      @FlyingFree333 Are you fucking kidding me?? Oculus is one of the only things keeping the VR industry afloat with their Rift S and Quest allowing people to have a seamless VR experience for less than half the price of Valve's offering. Am I saying that valve is charging too much? Absolutely not, but Oculus is the only one keeping the market competitive.

  • Daniel Becker
    Daniel Becker  22 minutes back

    Hey Linus! Could you do a video on No Man’s Sky VR! It’s my favorite game even though I’m having stuttering issues. Maybe you can solve why some get it running fine while others don’t on similar setups. I’m on Rift S, 16gb, gtx1080ti, i5 6600k, all water cooled. Any help would be greatly appreciated! 😁👍

    • Demoin Mokratie
      Demoin Mokratie  37 minutes back

      19:43 he aims exactly at the camera

      • Michael Pattison
        Michael Pattison  45 minutes back

        I'm still waiting for iris tracking in a VR headset before I upgrade. Having accurate depth of field will help a lot with motion sickness and headaches.

        • DJH316007
          DJH316007  53 minutes back

          Do they all come with a kitten included?

          • Asher Grossman
            Asher Grossman  1 hours back

            Are you going to try the quest?

            • josh6499
              josh6499  1 hours back

              That title... Shame.

              • Ten8yp
                Ten8yp  2 hours back

                Nope... its definitely dead. Was Dead on Arrival... several times.

                • Sneakybreeki
                  Sneakybreeki  3 hours back

                  I didn't ever think I needed to see Linus playing Beat Saber until now lmao.

                  • The Editor AMVs
                    The Editor AMVs  3 hours back

                    3:32 And... there's a cat.

                    • Fouren Fouren
                      Fouren Fouren  3 hours back

                      It would be cool if they made a glove who can act like hands in the game. Talking about dust tho, you do need to clean your house just saying altho i can imagine that it's so hard to clean a house that big.

                      • Playn Vanilla
                        Playn Vanilla  4 hours back

                        "I still do wish that it was more of a... a strap-on experience..." - Linus Sebastian 2019 (#iheartlinus)

                        • Clanner Jake
                          Clanner Jake  4 hours back

                          i wish valve gave me free stuff cause i was a failed bieber clone.

                          • Last Requiem
                            Last Requiem  4 hours back

                            According to his roast, linus likes the "strap-on experience" 😉

                            • Shadow747
                              Shadow747  4 hours back

                              Wait what? when did it even die

                              • deliriumDrew_PSVR #thegamecat

                                Oh fucking GAWD what a horrible clickbait VR ain’t dead title. VR games have gotten better every fucking month. Take a look at what Sony has done with their underpowered PC. #exclusively awesome. Best place for VR multiplayer. I know PC players that have like 5 VR friends. I got over 100 VR friends on PSN

                                • Confused Raccoon
                                  Confused Raccoon  5 hours back

                                  How is it for seated stuff like Elite, Truck sims, project cars, dirt or other sims?

                                  • Gliffy
                                    Gliffy  5 hours back

                                    Isnt VR really bad for kids?

                                    • James Blaine
                                      James Blaine  5 hours back

                                      So do I get an adorable kitty with mine when I unbox it to :D

                                      • Somiaz
                                        Somiaz  5 hours back

                                        Was the cat included with product? Including shipping? 🤔

                                        • Steve Stid
                                          Steve Stid  6 hours back

                                          He wishes it was a bit more of a strapon experience. Linus and pegging LOL

                                          • taelok
                                            taelok  6 hours back

                                            15:22 hey there, cameraman!

                                            • Jeff G
                                              Jeff G  6 hours back

                                              I've had the Gear VR for my Note 4 and Note 8, I currently have the PSVR, an Oculus Go, a Vive Focus, a Samsung Odyssey, the original Vive and just upgraded to the Vive Pro. Comparing the newest system out there to the first gen Vive leaves a ton of systems between the two out of the picture. I get excited when I see a new VR come out, I got the Samsung because of the upgrade in resolution to the original Vive. I'm honestly wondering if this is a big enough upgrade to ditch the Vive Pro for.

                                              • HiddenHippo TTV
                                                HiddenHippo TTV  7 hours back

                                                that was 1 sophisticated test, thanks loved it :-) ur mission impossible cat in the background also,, umm dont think kittens r the best idea when ur a full on techy, mind u ur routing of cables etc is supperb, kittens would die in my bedroom my cablings so bad, i trip over the main 1 almost everyday, do need some of those sticky things i saw u brought in previous singapore video, gonna get on ebay, amazon :-D

                                                • NurRa Jaie
                                                  NurRa Jaie  7 hours back

                                                  Not once, but twice i was surprised by the cats

                                                  How the heck onbox a cat?

                                                  And "shadow" is clearly a Linus's cat, its knock stuff off

                                                  • vexorian
                                                    vexorian  7 hours back

                                                    It''s pretty dead, Linus.

                                                    • Seags 98
                                                      Seags 98  9 hours back

                                                      Spends 1000 dollars on vr headset “it has finger tracking” puts middle finger up immediately😂

                                                      • Gianmarco Gargiulo
                                                        Gianmarco Gargiulo  9 hours back

                                                        I still don't really believe in VR gaming. There are still a lot of limits and very few games.

                                                        • Tressa J
                                                          Tressa J  9 hours back

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                                                          Maybe VR isn't dead after all... - Valve Index Review
                                                          I met those laughing, fierce hazel eyes. Cassian’s smile softened. “Hello, Feyre.” My throat tightened to the point of pain, and I threw my arms around his neck, embracing him tightly. “I missed you, too,” Cassian murmured, squeezing me.
                                                          When, in the street, I see a mother walking with her grown-up daughter, I can hardly bear to witness the mother’s pride, the softening of her face, her incredulous joy at being granted her daughter’s company; and the iron discipline she imposes on herself, to muffle and conceal this joy.

                                                          • Albin Jabłoński
                                                            Albin Jabłoński  9 hours back

                                                            Linus can you get your hands on HAPTX gloves? They are easily the most advanced and realistic option on the market, featuring resistance and tactile feedback.

                                                            • Not Shure
                                                              Not Shure  10 hours back

                                                              Too bad, but these are made for people with normal eye sight and no extra disadvantages. :(

                                                              • Shahadat Bin Islam
                                                                Shahadat Bin Islam  10 hours back

                                                                3:33 does it come with a cat

                                                                • X Fade
                                                                  X Fade  10 hours back

                                                                  So unenthousiastic :/

                                                                  • Isaac Boentoro
                                                                    Isaac Boentoro  11 hours back


                                                                    • BAZFANSHOTHITS
                                                                      BAZFANSHOTHITS  11 hours back

                                                                      I love Cats.

                                                                      • Joseph Hare
                                                                        Joseph Hare  11 hours back

                                                                        Oculus quest
                                                                        No wires
                                                                        No limits

                                                                        • The Unflushable
                                                                          The Unflushable  11 hours back

                                                                          17:39 Please don't hit the child. Please don't hit the child! 😰

                                                                          • Charles Adair
                                                                            Charles Adair  11 hours back

                                                                            You've heard of LinusCatTips, how about CatLinusTips?

                                                                            • Georg-moments
                                                                              Georg-moments  12 hours back

                                                                              Am i the only one who think that these Index controlers are to big?

                                                                              • David Wu
                                                                                David Wu  12 hours back

                                                                                So do I get a cat shipped from Valve??

                                                                                • edwin k
                                                                                  edwin k  12 hours back

                                                                                  I've dropped out with Linus Tech tips because it's not always about everyday subjects, so found the Ryzen overclock item very good but too hard for me and I'm more waiting for budget tech what people can pay like comparing OEM computers, 27 inches or 34 inch monitors, SSDs, laptops, game keyboards and mice, how to overclock safely with MSI burner a video card or processor, without voltage because that is too complicated. What can I do with the Raspberry Pi 4 is there andriod TV ??? How to sync with software RGB with different brands of computer hardware ??

                                                                                  • Cristhian Bruno
                                                                                    Cristhian Bruno  12 hours back

                                                                                    Stand Master: Gabe Newell
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                                                                                    • Red Gaming
                                                                                      Red Gaming  13 hours back

                                                                                      4:48 cat is sitting inside the box...

                                                                                      • stoneybridger
                                                                                        stoneybridger  13 hours back

                                                                                        Schrodinger rang, he wants his cat back.

                                                                                        • Pancho Pantera
                                                                                          Pancho Pantera  14 hours back

                                                                                          which are the specifications of the linus' computer ????

                                                                                          • disciprine
                                                                                            disciprine  14 hours back

                                                                                            One thing I noticed is how goddamn dusty your HTPC is

                                                                                            • Tony Barrett
                                                                                              Tony Barrett  14 hours back

                                                                                              Sorry, VR is still too complex, expensive and too ineffective for the average user. It will always be ultra-niche, and spending $1000 on a system like this is just ridiculous. Many don't have the space, time or money to warrant this type of investment. VR is still dead.

                                                                                              • T484
                                                                                                T484  15 hours back

                                                                                                He likes a strap on...