Virtual Reality

 

Playstation VR 300$

Average Rating Across Websites: 4.4/5

 

Most popular comments and concerns

  • You don’t need a computer, only a PS4
  • Integrated Stereo Headphones
  • Higher refresh rate than any other headset
  • Not truly 6 Degrees of Freedom
  • No joystick on Move controllers
  • Camera only allows for limited tracking space

Oculus Rift

Average Rating: 4.2/5

400$

Most popular comments and concerns

  • Great exclusive titles
  • Headset is comfortable
  • Touch controllers feel light and intuitive
  • Requires an extra base station for true 6 degrees of freedom positional tracking
  • Touch controllers can be unreliable
  • Using an Xbox controller can be difficult unless you’ve memorized the button layout

 

Oculus Go 32GB(199$) or 64GB(249$)

Average Rating: 4.1/5

Most popular comments and concerns

  • Launched with a library of 1000 apps
  • Affordable price
  • Standalone mobile headset that requires no phone or wires
  • No Touch controllers, stuck with 1 3 degrees of freedom controller
  • Should not be used while charging
  • Graphics similar to Samsung Gear, not as good as Rift

HTC Vive

Average Rating: 4/5

500$

Most popular comments and concerns

  • Best compatibility with Room-Scale experiences
  • SteamVR has an extensive library of content that is compatible with Vive
  • Growing variety of creative peripheral devices for haptic feedback, body tracking, wireless play, and augmented reality integration
  • Controller buttons are known to stop working at times
  • Headset chord can get in the way (unless you buy the wireless adapter that comes out in 2019)
  • Will set you back at least 1000$ for a high-end PC if you don’t already have one

 

HTC Vive Pro

Average Rating: 4/5

800$-1400$

Most popular comments and concerns

  • Transcends room-scale and can be used to track multiple rooms or a huge open space
  • Multiple headsets can connect to the same set of base stations
  • Great improvement on the original design
  • More expensive than the original Vive without controllers or base stations
  • 500$ more with the bundle just for the new controllers and base stations
  • Will require a really high-end computer to run at top quality

Lenovo Mirage Solo w/ Google Daydream

Average Rating: 3.9/5

400$

Most popular comments and concerns

  • Only headset on the market that uses WorldSense inside-out tracking
  • Standalone Headset that requires no computer or tracking devices
  • High Screen Resolution
  • Weak app ecosystem
  • Tiny tracking space
  • One Controller w/ 3 Degrees of Freedom