The Oculus Rift has been out there for quite some time now and in the year 2017, the only change that has taken place is the reduction in the price, LOL. Now there is always a lot of gaming content to look forward to on these VR headsets and I personally love the games that are coming up on the Oculus Rift.
There are still a few of us who are thinking if they want to go ahead and invest in the Oculus Rift or if they are better off without even trying VR. In this post, I would give you 5 reasons to buy the Oculus Rift online. You should at least give it a try and since it can be bought online you can always return the product and get a refund if not satisfied.
1. Gives gaming an edge
This reason is the same as for the PlayStation VR but I had to include this on the Oculus Rift post as well since it is true. You cannot ignore the fact that gaming does get a little boring when you grow up and find everything is slowly becoming monotonous and boring(at least, I did). There is a phase where you just do feel like you get excited playing games and that is what happened to me.
When the Virtual Reality kicked in, I got a reason to get back my ass into playing games but this time in VR. It is indeed a cool gadget with a lot of possibilities and you can easily see the difference that it makes. It is like adding another dimension to your entire gaming experience and that is one of the major reason why you need to get the Oculus Rift.
2. Drop in Prices
Before the Oculus Rift was priced at $599 for the VR headset and $199 for the Oculus touch controllers. Now the price for both the gadgets has come down to $499 and $99 which is around the same cost as the PlayStation VR headsets. The Zenimax case has had an impact on the prices of the Rift and I think it is the best price that you could possibly get an Oculus Rift for.
The rival VR headset of the Rift, Vive is $200 costlier and has almost the same features when you look at their technical aspects making rift a much better choice since it is relatively affordable. The Rift does require some specifications which you need to consider before getting one so do take a look at the Oculus VR headset review to know more about the PC specifications that supports the Oculus Rift.
3. The Touch Controllers
The touch controllers did take their own time when it came to the release but once they were out in the market there is no way that you can compare it to the controllers of the other VR headsets. The touch controllers not only let you interact with the objects in the game but also come with the finger tracking which is a new feature not present in the controllers that come along with other VR headsets.
This makes Oculus Rift have an edge over the other VR headsets like the Vive which does track your hand movements but is not sensitive enough to track your finger movements. This makes the touch controllers have more features thus having a better price/feature balance.
4. Gaming Content
There is a lot of games that are releasing in VR and a few of them are really exciting since you get to actually interact with the game environment. In the first person shooting games, it is fun to actually hold a gun and shoot your enemies in VR. There are a few games where you need to press buttons with your fingers making the experience amazing.
The gaming content is relatively cheaper than the amount they cost while you were out buying games for your PS4 or Xbox. Here you have a nice collection of games on the lower price rung making the games relatively affordable than the normal console based games that you purchase.
Apart from being slightly cheaper, you do get to experience the VR world and the content on these VR headsets is only going to grow with time. There are a few amazing games in VR that you just cannot miss and a few of your favorite PC games are soon going to make it to VR as well.
5. Immersive and Interactive Gaming Experience
How often has it happened that you are actually able to pick up things and use them in a game? Well, never, until the Virtual Reality technology hit us. VR does give us a really interactive gaming session and owning a PlayStation VR will give you an entirely different gaming experience.
You would be in the game and in the case of first person games, you would be playing the role of the protagonist and it would be a relly immersive experience with all the head tracking and motion controllers that help you interact with the objects around you in the game.
VR is one of the best platforms to actually experience gaming on another level and for people who have just been bored with gaming, it does add an interesting dimension which makes gaming way more interesting. However, there are a few PC specifications that you should consider before buying the Rift and you could check them out on the Oculus Rift VR headset review.
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