Does the Xbox One need VR? Or perhaps it would be fairer to call this article ‘does the Xbox One need more gadgets?’, because the focus of this piece is whether peripherals and gadgets are an important part of console gaming nowadays.
I think it depends on the success of Project Morpheus and Oculus Rift. If they take off then it's going to be a big problem that they don't have VR. I'm not 100% sold on VR, but I am very interested in it.
I honestly can't see it taking off at the current price point. I think very few games will support it. The tech is most definitely there but it's almost as expensive as the console itself... how many people are really willing to drop several hundred bucks on an accessory with limited support after dropping 400+ on the console. I think many will disagree with me, and i honestly would like to be proven wrong when Morpheus comes out. Im interested in VR and would love to see it getting more support.
The rumor is Project Morpheus is going to be under $200. If they can get it keep it under $200 and big name games like Gran Turismo 7 (etc) use it well, I think it'll be a success, if it's expensive and only a few games use it here and there, it'll fail quickly. Like usual, pricing and support is key. Getting lots of demo stations out there wouldn't hurt either.
"The rumor is Project Morpheus is going to be under $200" Which probably means close to $199, and I don't think that's low enough for mass adoption. Not having VR will only be a problem for XB1 if the masses are going for it. "Im interested in VR and would love to see it getting more support" I think VR will bring the next big gaming revolution, but not until quality is high enough and the price is low enough for mass adoption. I don't see that happening with Oculus Rift or Morpheus, but like you said I'd love to be proven wrong.
I wouldn't say "few games". Hundreds of games are already confirmed with Morpheus support and thousands of games are already confirmed with Oculus support or already have it. They're adding more titles every week. A great number of VR games are scheduled to release for both. The Kinect and Move never had anywhere near as much developer love as VR currently does.
@Mystic Pretty much agree 100%. Later in the PS4's life when the Morpheus tech is cheaper is the only time i see any possible mass success. If not then, a potential successor to the Morpheus.
Agreed. tech has come far enough that vr is likely to stay around this time however i do believe it will be fine with out it
That pic of Arnie kind of looks like John Elway. lol
Why not. It doesn't "need" it, but it would be nice to see them get in on the game.
lmao that pic describes VR perfectly.
If that's the case, I'll pass. I don't need alternate realities making me liberate Mars.
also an hot killer wife...wait
Guess it all depends how the tech turns out.. I've been promised vr my entire life so I'm naturally skeptical My worry is based on eye sight.. I have one eye weaker then the other.. So 3d doesn't work and I wwonderif the same would apply to vr
30fps Is Not a Good Artistic Decision, It's a Failure,so if Project Morpheus is 30 fps so how it can work ? hmm can someone tell me ?
"30fps It's a Failure" .. Watch out everyone we got a l33t going on here.
As far as VR is concerned. 30 frames per second is not enough. Its guaranteed to induce nausea. I believe that's what palmer luckey was referring to when he stated that it was a failure. An optimal VR experience is going to require very high refresh rates. That said the PS4s 1.4 HDMI has enough bandwidth to output a 120hz signal but only at 1080p max. The visuals on Morpheus games are gonna have to be toned down quite a bit to acheive the fps a smooth VR experience demands, I'm afraid.
Please no . We dont need article on more versus this and that. Right now i am interested in both Morpheus and Oculus. I am picking up a Morpheus if someone figures out how to use it on PC, If not then it will be oculus rift for me.
yes i want to kill grunts while i look it in the eye screaming DEMON BITC*!!
I mean if it makes sense then do it if not wait till VR matures and next generationn Xbox. I will defiantly be buying the Oculus though.
They have showed for years now that they are looking into it....that and AR tech. Both show promise and have their advantages/disadvantages. MS is probably just making the smart decision of sitting back and seeing how it works out, while not rushing their product to market. They are probably trying to figure out if they want to take the VR route (and have to try to better Occulus for the best VR device) or if they want to distinguish themselves by doing AR instead. Honestly, I'd greatly prefer if they can find a way to create a headset that does both AR and VR. At this point...keep working on it, but don't rush it. Another advantage to waiting is that components will become faster and cheaper.
I would love VR. If MS passes and project morpheus happens the PS4 will be a must buy for me.
Think MS for now will sit quietly and see if Sony and Facebook will succeed with their VR-baby ventures and look at the charts once they are released and sold to gamers'.
The Xbox1 does not need anything...It is a niche North American product...And it will do well this gen again in North America...Without any bells or whistles...The only ones who seem to have a problem with this are MS fanboys...There is nothing wrong with being popular in just one part of the world...
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At the moment no. Should it become a big thing then yes. For now its the big buzz but who knows if it becomes big like many hope.
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I think that Morpheus is going to turn out a bit like the first Kinect camera. It'll sell but will ultimately be held back by the specs of the current gen consoles. Perhaps the next gen will be where VR begins to match our expectations. As for MS, they seem to have things tightly under wraps, but if VR takes off then without a product like Morpheus or Oculus already 'out there', then I wonder how far behind they might be? AFAIK, Facebook and Sony seem to be leading in VR tech, is MS going to make their own or simply buy out another firm in order to catch up?
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