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    Oculus announces the Go VR headset for $199

    Fully wireless and coming in early 2018.
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    Re: Oculus announces the Go VR headset for $199

    So it sounds more like a mobile phone in a headset if its compatible with gear... Can't help but feel this is facebook's influence. If it would plug into a PC i'd be interested but I can't see any advantage for this over something like gear or Google daydream which are also cheaper (if you have the right phone).
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    Re: Oculus announces the Go VR headset for $199

    I'll stick with my PSVR and NoloVR. The PSVR just has the highest compatibility and price/performance right now. NoloVR also gives me the option to freely decide which display I strap in front of my face... if they ever fix their software <_<

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    Re: Oculus announces the Go VR headset for $199

    $200 is not getting VR to a billion people. A $2 headset made of cardboard that uses a smartphone is getting VR to a billion people. It just needs more push.

    Plus we have no idea what specs this will have and what games we can play on it. It can't be anything better than a high end smartphone, and I doubt it will be x86. And if it hasn't got Android installed then the library will be dead.

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    Re: Oculus announces the Go VR headset for $199

    Probably building on the Gear VR, but with two screens - could be worth getting just as a very good value giant video viewer.
    They've announced it to counteract the Microsoft compatible headsets coming out soon, but they've really mucked up potential Rift sales.

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    Re: Oculus announces the Go VR headset for $199

    Nice to see VR becoming more affordable. I'll stick to my Rift though.

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    Re: Oculus announces the Go VR headset for $199

    I like what I see coming with playstation VR - gun controllers, multiplayer in-VR. would be good to see video conferencing in VR too to make people feel closer. Probably good for business one day too! I'm waiting for unteathered powered via pc though (Santa Cruz)

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    Re: Oculus announces the Go VR headset for $199

    Sounds like it's probably S7 or S8 hardware, minus cell phone features, touch screen, cameras, inside of an ugly (IMO) custom GearVR headset. Not a bad leap at all given how well GearVR actually runs. Even on an S7 it runs as smoothly as my i7 4960k, 24G ram, GTX970, OSVR 2 upgrade.

    They gotta bump that resolution though. We're kind of stuck at a resolution to performance wall right now that's choking VR out.

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