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    Valve Index VR headset pre-orders start later today

    Pricey PC-connected HMD with 120Hz displays designed for 'fidelity first', says Valve.
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    Re: Valve Index VR headset pre-orders start later today

    Given Valve's track record for successful hardware launches, giving them nearly £1K, does not seem like a smart move, TBH.

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    Re: Valve Index VR headset pre-orders start later today

    "Oh, the (95 per cent of) humanity"

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    Re: Valve Index VR headset pre-orders start later today

    Quote Originally Posted by Bagpuss View Post
    Given Valve's track record for successful hardware launches, giving them nearly £1K, does not seem like a smart move, TBH.
    Never thought of that, but a very good point!
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    Re: Valve Index VR headset pre-orders start later today

    Going to order the 'Knuckles', been holding off getting controllers for my Vive Pro specifically for these.

    As for the HMD, it's going to have to be freaking awesome to get me off my lens modded Pro!

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    Re: Valve Index VR headset pre-orders start later today

    A cool grand to play the excellent games that don't become dull after the initial VR novelty value wears off.

    Both of them.

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    Re: Valve Index VR headset pre-orders start later today

    Quote Originally Posted by spacein_vader View Post
    Both of them.
    I've got Elite, what's the other one?

    (Dirt rally should probably count, but I always end up in Elite)

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    Re: Valve Index VR headset pre-orders start later today

    DCS flight sim is quite good
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    Re: Valve Index VR headset pre-orders start later today

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    I've got Elite, what's the other one?

    (Dirt rally should probably count, but I always end up in Elite)
    One of the racing sims I think, forget the name.

    Although Euro Truck Simulator, American Truck Simulator and Elite are all compatible they're all variations of the same game. I say that as someone who owns all 3.

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