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VR & AR Discussion Thread [PSVR/Rift/GearVR/Vive/HoloLens/SulonQ]

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XFactor11 wrote:
May 13th, 2017 7:34 pm
Did you order from Amazon.ca?

I ordered Farpoint with the aim controller with Amazon Prime for the 20% discount but the delivery estimate is after May 24th.

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I bought the psvr. Was going to wait to build a super pc and vive. But im impressed and having alot of fun with the psvr on non pro.

My favorite games at the moment. Non of which i expected to enjoy so much...
Tethered, Pinball fx vr (only the main 3 tables so far) and Polybius!

Also like eve and rush of blood a great deal. Struggle with motion sickness with dirt rally but will try again.

I hope farpoint with aim controller is good. I have low expectations and often pleasantly surprised by most vr applications.
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HeavyFlea wrote:
May 15th, 2017 1:44 pm
I bought the psvr. Was going to wait to build a super pc and vive. But im impressed and having alot of fun with the psvr on non pro.

My favorite games at the moment. Non of which i expected to enjoy so much...
Tethered, Pinball fx vr (only the main 3 tables so far) and Polybius!

Also like eve and rush of blood a great deal. Struggle with motion sickness with dirt rally but will try again.

I hope farpoint with aim controller is good. I have low expectations and often pleasantly surprised by most vr applications.
I have a Vive as well.
The PSVR has the least SDE of all 3 major HMD's.
It's a great unit and is very much as capable, if not better in many aspects than both the Vive & Rift.
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How is the software situation these days? I put all of my kit down for awhile to play Zelda for awhile and haven't really been following things. Any killer apps on the horizon?
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I have been playing PSVR farpoint for the last 24 hours as mine came a day early. Very fun game and the controller is super responsive and very precise, even for long range shooting. I get a little nausea on some games when playing but this one seems to work fine. I did realize half way through playing that I had the gun hand reversed so make sure you hold the gun up during gameplay to ensure you have it calibrated for the correct hand (right versus left).

A question to RFD'ers: I got the bundle off Amazon. This morning they sent me a benefit confirmation code in my email. I can't for the life of me figure out how / where to redeem it. Did others receive a code and what is it good for? I don't recall any other content to be provided with this purchase.
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The lens resolution is a letdown for PSVR even if you have a PS4 Pro compared to the other two.
Vive and Rift offer a more premium VR experience.

I also find that PS VR lenses fog up easily.
Woah! wrote:
May 15th, 2017 4:11 pm
I have a Vive as well.
The PSVR has the least SDE of all 3 major HMD's.
It's a great unit and is very much as capable, if not better in many aspects than both the Vive & Rift.
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XFactor11 wrote:
May 16th, 2017 4:49 pm
The lens resolution is a letdown for PSVR even if you have a PS4 Pro compared to the other two.
Vive and Rift offer a more premium VR experience.

I also find that PS VR lenses fog up easily.
That's odd, I never experience lens fogging whatsoever with any of the 3 HMD's.
I would think that of any of them that the PSVR would breathe the most as it's not sealed to the face like a scuba mask, but simply resting on the crown of ones head.
Having a fan in the room along with an open window can also help with airflow.

For me, a higher SDE is more immersion breaking than a slightly lower resolution.

All 3 HMD's are great though.
Can't wait for the new audio strap for the Vive, it's gonna make it a lot easier to use and hopefully more comfy.
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