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

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  • Published: 12 August 2019
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Comments • 7 630

  • Phillipe
    Phillipe  3 months back

    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...

    • Tu Ru
      Tu Ru  1 days back

      Yeah tested it at my friend's house. For the price, it was amazing. And its good if you dont have big enough room for the sensors... Or the wallet.

      I had both so got Index instead. And beefy pc.

    • Agent Zazzy
      Agent Zazzy  2 days back

      @FlyingFree333 lol i ordered one should i be worried whats so bad about it?

    • Michael Morris
      Michael Morris  4 days back

      What about the quest

    • moncikoma Tube
      moncikoma Tube  1 weeks back

      Wait till the cat play around that Katana

  • Derek Martin
    Derek Martin  25 minutes back

    I don’t even have blu ray

  • Erich Wang
    Erich Wang  11 hours back

    Tried this,not good as PIMAX 8KX, but its cheaper

    • Ben Tice
      Ben Tice  17 hours back

      The moment they announce this headset supports wireless, I will strongly consider upgrading. The HTC Wireless Adapter, while not always perfect, works well and is a quality of life improvement that I couldn't live without. Until supported, I'll probably be looking for a Vive Pro on the cheap.

      • Swulfen
        Swulfen  21 hours back

        The original vive also adjusts the lense distance from the face. This was to accommodate glasses. Pull the grey wheels where the band straps attach outward, rotate forward/back, and then push back in when done.
        :P

        • Zrecz
          Zrecz  1 days back

          im suprised linus is using a gtx 970 for his vr setup

          • Taldren
            Taldren  1 days back

            "I wish it was more of a Stap-on experience" - Linus 2019.

            • Floating ZombieCat
              Floating ZombieCat  1 days back

              12:45 yeah you forgot to censor the other one...

              • Jean-francois Côté
                Jean-francois Côté  1 days back

                pull more string so that other canadian can buy it for christmas !

                • Neil Pratasik
                  Neil Pratasik  1 days back

                  ayeee badminton player lmao. 1v1 me bro

                  • わたしは、あなたを愛しています!

                    try boneworks when it comes out. its made by node.

                    • Raka Giaco
                      Raka Giaco  2 days back

                      Please play BoneWorks

                      • water wolf
                        water wolf  2 days back

                        linus: best vr headset prove me wrong
                        me:the stick?

                        • Alex Bitcoin
                          Alex Bitcoin  2 days back

                          GIGGITY GIGGITY... Linus wishes he had "more of a strap-on experience" .. You dirty boy with your hidden innuendos

                          • ALIAS
                            ALIAS  3 days back

                            -- and you can't get it in Canada. Thanks Valve!!

                          • BulletSingularity
                            BulletSingularity  3 days back

                            Im a first gen VR owner and im just waiting until a 2.0 or 3.0 of this in the coming years to upgrade

                            • Robby3D Roblox
                              Robby3D Roblox  4 days back

                              Why. Would vr be died lol

                              • Tyler Pan
                                Tyler Pan  4 days back

                                5 year old. Did you just say 5 year old.

                                • habbathejut
                                  habbathejut  4 days back

                                  More of a promo than a review. C'mon Linus, credibility went down.

                                  • Skye LX
                                    Skye LX  5 days back

                                    For me its 2000

                                    • Alborah
                                      Alborah  5 days back

                                      i wish i was rich.

                                      • ray vida
                                        ray vida  5 days back

                                        VR cat

                                        • Commander Kidd
                                          Commander Kidd  6 days back

                                          Are we just gonna ignore the fact that the cat was in the box

                                          • Rianna Lane
                                            Rianna Lane  6 days back

                                            Didnt know valve index came with a free cat

                                            • maont
                                              maont  6 days back

                                              Vr is way better than pc

                                              • Gis Clan
                                                Gis Clan  6 days back

                                                12:30 Deep inside that hole there

                                                • Peter Luxus
                                                  Peter Luxus  6 days back

                                                  I buy your cat

                                                  • stratogustav
                                                    stratogustav  6 days back

                                                    The perfect VR for me will be OLED with 135° field of view, 8K On each eye, and 240Hz on each eye.

                                                    • Nicolas Strong
                                                      Nicolas Strong  7 days back

                                                      You should do a review on the Pimax 5K XR (or) Pimax 5K Plus. Curious how you would like the 200 degree field of view. I don't think you'll like the 85hz on it though.

                                                      • vDosc UV7
                                                        vDosc UV7  1 weeks back

                                                        "I wish it was a bit more of a Strap On exparience"..

                                                        • Thomas Champagne
                                                          Thomas Champagne  1 weeks back

                                                          Had to throw in a prove me wrong meme

                                                          • brúnó nagy
                                                            brúnó nagy  1 weeks back

                                                            Skip to @5:18 and toggle captions.
                                                            "expecting that to decrease motion sickness for my wife and then"
                                                            What the fuck? XD is his girl beating him?

                                                            • Lemonade Duck
                                                              Lemonade Duck  1 weeks back

                                                              It's cruel that you put your cat in there

                                                              • Mike McDermott
                                                                Mike McDermott  1 weeks back

                                                                1000 bucks and it’s still tethered. Gross. I’ll just wait for the quest pro.

                                                                • Platinum_Panzer
                                                                  Platinum_Panzer  1 weeks back

                                                                  This is basically what the Vive Pro should have been, an actual substantial upgrade.

                                                                  • Face 07
                                                                    Face 07  1 weeks back

                                                                    8 xbox Controllers...

                                                                    • Face 07
                                                                      Face 07  1 weeks back

                                                                      so.. where tha Freak did you heard that vr is dead

                                                                      • moncikoma Tube
                                                                        moncikoma Tube  1 weeks back

                                                                        Wait till the cat play around with that Katana

                                                                        • Reckluse Music
                                                                          Reckluse Music  1 weeks back

                                                                          Release half life vr and its worth 1000

                                                                          • Max U
                                                                            Max U  1 weeks back

                                                                            Oculus Quest with Link?

                                                                            • James King
                                                                              James King  1 weeks back

                                                                              A good game too test out the finger traking is blade and socery

                                                                              • Tai Velaquez
                                                                                Tai Velaquez  1 weeks back

                                                                                I can't wait to get a htc vive

                                                                                • James Mcardle
                                                                                  James Mcardle  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Linus loves the Strap-on experience ;)

                                                                                  • Samas
                                                                                    Samas  1 weeks back

                                                                                    They include a cat as part of the package?!!

                                                                                    • Kanightley
                                                                                      Kanightley  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Linus when he sees the box: “it’s a box”

                                                                                      The cat when it sees the box: “it’s free real estate”

                                                                                      • lucario yt928
                                                                                        lucario yt928  2 weeks back

                                                                                        8:50 the fucking cat in the back lmao

                                                                                        • Nova
                                                                                          Nova  2 weeks back

                                                                                          watching linus play beat sabers was soooooo cringy lol
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                                                                                          • Steve G
                                                                                            Steve G  2 weeks back

                                                                                            KILL that dirty fucking animal