With Facebook’s Oculus Rift and Valve and HTC’s Vive now available for consumers, a big concern is whether their current PC will even run these virtual reality platforms.
According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, only 10% of current PCs in the world will run either virtual reality device. He believes an additional 10% of PCs can be upgraded through a Nvidia or AMD graphics card for an additional $300. Therefore, consumers will have to invest in PC hardware in addition to the headset purchase.
We recently had a chance to take a look at both a chair from Andaseat and one from Razer, and checking on these retail prices was a bit of a shock.
Set in the 17th century, Bootstrap Island is a roguelike virtual reality game currently in development by VR game developer Maru VR.