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

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  • Published: 12 August 2019
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  • 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...

    • bobotron
      bobotron  2 days back

      @FlashSlit no need for swaring my china

    • FlashSlit
      FlashSlit  2 days back

      Alex A ITS $400 YOU FRICKTARD

    • Trainer from wii sports
      Trainer from wii sports  3 days back

      Unless you want the knuckles controllers

    • bobotron
      bobotron  3 days back

      @FlyingFree333 I think you need to re evaluate your opinion.. oculus is the ONLY company making cheap good quality and innovative VR headsets for consumers at great prices..

      HTC is a joke.. they released a completely broken headset that doesnt work after a month of release..

      WMR hasn't done jack to improve VR or to develop new headsets with current gen tech

      Valve makes headsets that only the rare consumer will buy ( they are expensive )

      Pimax is dead ( literally no development with their headsets )

      So can you please substantiate your point of " oculus is harming VR "

  • JoeOfCourse
    JoeOfCourse  3 minutes back

    Badminton. I forgot there was things less manly than tennis.

    • Chase Thompson
      Chase Thompson  38 minutes back

      So we’re supposed to take advice from a guy who chose the vice over the oculus

      • Zakaria Aourzag
        Zakaria Aourzag  5 hours back

        Is it me or did he say "Vive index"?

        • Opt
          Opt  6 hours back

          11:59 Linus has some strange kinks...

          • Dirk Diggler
            Dirk Diggler  11 hours back

            12:01 Secrets revealed

            • Dirk Diggler
              Dirk Diggler  11 hours back

              shave that beck bro

              • Dreamy
                Dreamy  16 hours back

                VR is dead

                • Alan Wright
                  Alan Wright  20 hours back

                  19:31 Anyone know what that game is called?

                  • Scenery
                    Scenery  20 hours back

                    Would someone mind telling me what the game at 17:23 is?

                    • Popa Dan
                      Popa Dan  20 hours back

                      Hehe, I bet this video will get a lot of new views because the new Half-Life.

                      • binx.
                        binx.  21 hours back

                        Bruh there a cat in your box

                        • SnorGTraPz
                          SnorGTraPz  21 hours back

                          15:09 look at the reflection of the headset you cant hide things from us linus now we know whats behind the censorship

                          • Stephen Riggle
                            Stephen Riggle  22 hours back

                            I mean vr never actually died, but ok.

                            • Douglas macedo
                              Douglas macedo  1 days back

                              You have a big nose linus.

                              • Gamez Fliper
                                Gamez Fliper  1 days back

                                I'm only human after all, I'm only human after all, dont put the blame on my.

                                • [CHEESE] theoriginalmres

                                  Cat in the box, cutest shit I've seen in a minute, gj Linus 🤣

                                  • WHY? JUST WHY???
                                    WHY? JUST WHY???  2 days back

                                    trim that neck hair bro

                                    • Krakm
                                      Krakm  2 days back

                                      Dude complains about having 'pressure points' on his nose from wearing it, I don't think they made it for a nose as big as yours sir

                                      • JimmyFPV
                                        JimmyFPV  2 days back

                                        omg i also have a little black cat called Shadow

                                        • gamestrone08 hi
                                          gamestrone08 hi  2 days back

                                          LTT Look at the VR thermo real add on plz

                                          • Woeben
                                            Woeben  2 days back

                                            Get boneworks when you can Linus

                                            • Dam Sen
                                              Dam Sen  2 days back

                                              The biggest issues with VR still remain though, maybe i'm wrong in one of these so correct me if you can. But there are very few games that are actually elaborated and good/fun, like Pavlov VR, a game that it's not just grabbing random stuff in your surroundings like Accounting+ (at least that game has funny humor). And the fact that the latest VR devices like this one are still wired is a huge problem, very impractical, VR gaming still has a long way to go, and so i think it's still in the early-stages of development. The best i seen so far are games like Boneworks but it seems more of a base VR engine than an actual game. I hope development of this won't stop, i think this is top priority for Valve and so i think that once they're ready to release a fixed version of VR they're going to make actual good games. It's all my thinking so don't take it too seriously.

                                              • TUMSonY
                                                TUMSonY  2 days back

                                                Your videos become so crappy unuseful with that ad placement. Will downvote all of you videos as long as you kinda scam your watchers like that

                                                • Markus Seidl
                                                  Markus Seidl  2 days back

                                                  "...strap on experience..." 😅

                                                  • Random name
                                                    Random name  2 days back

                                                    Every time he says "with that said" DRINK

                                                    • Sapostropheez
                                                      Sapostropheez  3 days back

                                                      Linus prefers the Strap-On Experience.

                                                      • Wes Dodson
                                                        Wes Dodson  3 days back

                                                        How are none of the top comments about Linus' "Strap-on experience"?

                                                        • michael taylor
                                                          michael taylor  3 days back

                                                          11:59 when u wanna get freaky and ya wife bring a dude in the bedroom

                                                          • ReverseThePenguin
                                                            ReverseThePenguin  3 days back

                                                            I just focused on the cat

                                                            • Frankie Cuellar
                                                              Frankie Cuellar  3 days back

                                                              who cares about Canada?!lol

                                                              • Earth Chan
                                                                Earth Chan  3 days back

                                                                Can you buy an HTC headset only and then use the knuckles with them?

                                                                • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                  EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                  You still need lighthouses for VR to work. Yes, Vive works with Index stuff.

                                                              • Killer Conico
                                                                Killer Conico  3 days back

                                                                Will this ever be available in Canada ?

                                                                • Killer Conico
                                                                  Killer Conico  3 days back

                                                                  Well that sucks .oh well seems the pro has the highest iPd .apparently my ipd is in the freak setting :P

                                                                • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                  EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                  No, Valve does not sell hardware to Canada.

                                                              • Justin Barker
                                                                Justin Barker  3 days back

                                                                15:07 They blurred his finger out in the game and irl, but not in the reflection on the HMD

                                                                • Eric Lerma
                                                                  Eric Lerma  3 days back

                                                                  3:32
                                                                  Linus Feline Tips

                                                                  • Alex Surh
                                                                    Alex Surh  4 days back

                                                                    @11:59 come again?

                                                                    • Dr. Elbow
                                                                      Dr. Elbow  4 days back

                                                                      Okay the valve index is cool and all, but why in GODS NAME do you have THREE NVIDIA SHIELD ORIGINAL CONTROLLERS??? These are some of the worst controllers I have ever used. To use them wirelessly you have to be using a shield, and why would you need 3 controllers for that? You could get MUCH better bluetooth controllers. I am disapointed >:(.


                                                                      Proof 9:24

                                                                      • Michael Villeneuve
                                                                        Michael Villeneuve  5 days back

                                                                        I love the controllers so much.

                                                                        Took the oculus' controllers and made them sexier and even more usable.

                                                                        • Derek Martin
                                                                          Derek Martin  5 days back

                                                                          I don’t even have blu ray

                                                                          • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                            EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                            No one does. Physical media is an obsolete and soon, dead technology.

                                                                          • Derek Martin
                                                                            Derek Martin  5 days back

                                                                            lol

                                                                        • Erich Wang
                                                                          Erich Wang  6 days back

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

                                                                          • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                            EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                            lol Pimax is Chinese garbage that doesn't work 99.9% of the time and is nothing even remotly close to how good the Index is.

                                                                        • Ben Tice
                                                                          Ben Tice  6 days 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.

                                                                          • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                            EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                            Gaben said at the Index launch party that they are building a 60ghz wireless adapter for the Index. Us Index owners also recently got a firmware update for a wireless adapter, it's coming soon.

                                                                        • Swulfen
                                                                          Swulfen  6 days 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  6 days back

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

                                                                          • Taldren
                                                                            Taldren  6 days back

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

                                                                            • Floating ZombieCat
                                                                              Floating ZombieCat  7 days back

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

                                                                              • Jean-francois Côté
                                                                                Jean-francois Côté  7 days back

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

                                                                                • Neil Pratasik
                                                                                  Neil Pratasik  7 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.