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

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  1. Phillipe


    5 dager siden

    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


      11 timer siden

      With fixed ipd. Not for everyone.

    • Gopnik Keikei

      Gopnik Keikei

      12 timer siden

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



      Dag siden

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

    • im the derpy

      im the derpy

      Dag siden

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

    • Logan Wightman

      Logan Wightman

      Dag siden

      @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.

  2. Null Null

    Null Null

    Time siden

    Mouse cursor on screen, duh

  3. General Obi-Wan Kenobi

    General Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Time siden

    Literally no one was saying VR was dead.

  4. SpiderUsman1254


    2 timer siden

    What about the Oculus Quest?

  5. Everett Ward

    Everett Ward

    4 timer siden

    The cat in the box.... was alive.

  6. loktar


    4 timer siden

    Great review, but as an owner of the Vive/Rift the only way I'm upgrading is for wireless at this point. That's the real game changer.

  7. Wry


    5 timer siden

    I don't believe GORN has proper full finger tracking support yet, it has preset combinations of buttons that represent a few hand expressions as you saw. Please find a proper game or maybe even a tech demo to show off the controllers.

  8. pokeface119


    5 timer siden

    I liked the Dell Mixed Reality, despite what "Reviewers" say, it was a LOT sturdier than it seems and over 2 years of punching walls full force over and over again it still hasn't broke xD (I also like how it has no limits on play space and you don't need to set it up like other VR sets, as well as liking the 300$ price tag on Newegg making it probably the cheapest 6 dimensional headset with controllers. The display is fantastic as well.)

  9. Alex Flockhart

    Alex Flockhart

    5 timer siden

    They are still using fresnel lenses? I'd much rather have clearer picture and a bit more weight



    5 timer siden

    Lmao got a quest cause I don’t have a $ 2000 Pc lmao

  11. Mexican Mario

    Mexican Mario

    5 timer siden

    so can you play piano with these controllers

  12. Joe Dirt

    Joe Dirt

    6 timer siden

    Had the Index and loved it and its for sure the better HMD but the controllers are overrated and the "finger tracking" is analog and feels as such so might as well have physical buttons for each finger, prob would be more accurate to use. I sent my Index back because my PDI is like 2 points wider then their max plus its def not worth $1000, maybe $700 max and the lack of content for it, VR in general. 5 years maybe VR will be gold with better pc's and better displays and true VR content, ill try VR again.

  13. KrazyKrzysztof


    6 timer siden

    vr games are pretty shit but pron must be amazing on this beast

  14. Rustley


    7 timer siden

    Yeah yeah yeah, we get it, 1000 dollar valve index it's real cool and all... But where's the Oculus quest coverage? 400 dollars, no PC or phone or console needed, it's all in the headset already, no baystations or cameras needed, really good inside out tracking that's 1000x better than WMR tracking, there's some really nice rift ports on it, what about that?

  15. Gucci


    8 timer siden

    Linus been hitting the gym?

  16. fNatyk


    8 timer siden

    11:59 Great sound bite..

  17. fNatyk


    8 timer siden

    HIDE THE CAT! Alinity is on her way!

  18. Hüseyin Arslan

    Hüseyin Arslan

    9 timer siden

    120 Hertz test without a real FPS like Pavlov

  19. MrBizaaro


    9 timer siden

    When can we reliably play games like GTA 5, COD in VR ? 5 years ?

  20. Kenneth Donnelly

    Kenneth Donnelly

    10 timer siden cat does the same thing with my tv and pc

  21. Jarrett Kushner

    Jarrett Kushner

    11 timer siden

    Why does he need so many things in his pockets

  22. Daniel Becker

    Daniel Becker

    11 timer siden

    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! 😁👍

  23. Demoin Mokratie

    Demoin Mokratie

    12 timer siden

    19:43 he aims exactly at the camera

  24. Michael Pattison

    Michael Pattison

    12 timer siden

    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.

  25. DJH316007


    12 timer siden

    Do they all come with a kitten included?

  26. Asher Grossman

    Asher Grossman

    12 timer siden

    Are you going to try the quest?

  27. josh6499


    12 timer siden

    That title... Shame.

  28. Ten8yp


    13 timer siden

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

  29. Sneakybreeki


    14 timer siden

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

  30. The Editor AMVs

    The Editor AMVs

    14 timer siden

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

  31. Fouren Fouren

    Fouren Fouren

    14 timer siden

    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.

  32. Playn Vanilla

    Playn Vanilla

    15 timer siden

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

  33. Clanner Jake

    Clanner Jake

    15 timer siden

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

  34. Last Requiem

    Last Requiem

    15 timer siden

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

  35. Shadow747


    15 timer siden

    Wait what? when did it even die

  36. deliriumDrew_PSVR #thegamecat

    deliriumDrew_PSVR #thegamecat

    16 timer siden

    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

  37. Confused Raccoon

    Confused Raccoon

    16 timer siden

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

  38. Gliffy


    16 timer siden

    Isnt VR really bad for kids?

  39. James Blaine

    James Blaine

    16 timer siden

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

  40. Somiaz


    17 timer siden

    Was the cat included with product? Including shipping? 🤔

  41. Steve Stid

    Steve Stid

    17 timer siden

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

  42. taelok


    17 timer siden

    15:22 hey there, cameraman!

  43. Jeff G

    Jeff G

    17 timer siden

    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.

  44. HiddenHippo TTV

    HiddenHippo TTV

    18 timer siden

    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

  45. NurRa Jaie

    NurRa Jaie

    18 timer siden

    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

  46. vexorian


    19 timer siden

    It''s pretty dead, Linus.

  47. Seags 98

    Seags 98

    20 timer siden

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

  48. Gianmarco Gargiulo

    Gianmarco Gargiulo

    20 timer siden

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

  49. Tressa J

    Tressa J

    20 timer siden

    Step 1. Go to Google Step 2. Search this keyword: 123moviesdaily 2019 Step 3. Enjoy! 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.

  50. Albin Jabłoński

    Albin Jabłoński

    20 timer siden

    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.

  51. Not Shure

    Not Shure

    21 time siden

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

  52. Shahadat Bin Islam

    Shahadat Bin Islam

    21 time siden

    3:33 does it come with a cat

  53. X Fade

    X Fade

    21 time siden

    So unenthousiastic :/

  54. Isaac Boentoro

    Isaac Boentoro

    22 timer siden




    22 timer siden

    I love Cats.

  56. Joseph Hare

    Joseph Hare

    22 timer siden

    Oculus quest No wires No limits

  57. The Unflushable

    The Unflushable

    22 timer siden

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

  58. Charles Adair

    Charles Adair

    22 timer siden

    You've heard of LinusCatTips, how about CatLinusTips?

  59. Georg-moments


    23 timer siden

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

  60. David Wu

    David Wu

    23 timer siden

    So do I get a cat shipped from Valve??

  61. edwin k

    edwin k

    23 timer siden

    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 ??

  62. Cristhian Bruno

    Cristhian Bruno

    23 timer siden

    Stand Master: Gabe Newell Stand Name: Virtual Expierience

  63. Red Gaming

    Red Gaming

    Dag siden

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

  64. stoneybridger


    Dag siden

    Schrodinger rang, he wants his cat back.

  65. Pancho Pantera

    Pancho Pantera

    Dag siden

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

  66. disciprine


    Dag siden

    One thing I noticed is how goddamn dusty your HTPC is

  67. Tony Barrett

    Tony Barrett

    Dag siden

    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.

  68. T484


    Dag siden

    He likes a strap on...

  69. Leonard Winchester

    Leonard Winchester

    Dag siden

    There is a fucking katana, and a cat name's shadow... wtf linus...

  70. MrHellstorm102


    Dag siden

    what about the fact they arent available in Canada?

  71. Ayama Prantenna

    Ayama Prantenna

    Dag siden

    black levels? more like blegh levels.

  72. Josh Koch

    Josh Koch

    Dag siden

    Liked for Shadow

  73. Tariq Qureshi

    Tariq Qureshi

    Dag siden

    I'm waiting for a true wireless vr headset

    • Kashatnic K

      Kashatnic K

      15 timer siden

      and of course a hamster wheel, and yes I just had to reply to you for some reason :3

  74. Axis


    Dag siden

    God rays:( Tried both and the Rift S was by far the way to go. I wanted the Index to be good so badly but, the damn God rays are horrible.

  75. Sam


    Dag siden

    I have a felling that the new headset did NOT make it back to the office. (PS: Thank bad black kitty looks like it needs a belly rub and a nose bitty).

  76. pat1981lux


    Dag siden

    I'm not going to invest into this kind of technology. I'm going to wait that Star Trek holodecks will become real.

  77. Dogg0 Lord21

    Dogg0 Lord21

    Dag siden

    I would get a PC vr headset but my PC isn't strong enough. So my only choice is a oculus quest

  78. axel solvi

    axel solvi

    Dag siden

    Your out of shape xD

  79. sky Maracle

    sky Maracle

    Dag siden

    linus cat tips in effect

  80. Hunter Jackson

    Hunter Jackson

    Dag siden

    Is a cat included in every Valve Index box?