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

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  • Published: 12 August 2019
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  • Phillipe
    Phillipe  2 weeks back

    Oculus Rift S, anyone? Linus forgot to mention it entirely!!!!!!! No need for extra cameras at all, for $ 400, itโ€™s a good VR headset...

    • snatcher420
      snatcher420  2 hours back

      I would take better (Valve Index) over just good (Oculus Rift S) any day. Will be sticking with my Lenovo for another yr before I buy my next vr. Down to 3 choices Pimax 5k xr, Valve Index or HP Reverb.

    • James London
      James London  16 hours back

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    • Daniel LLITPEK
      Daniel LLITPEK  18 hours back

      I mean, it comes from someone who says it's dead, soo.... โ”(๏ฟฃใƒฎ๏ฟฃ")โ”Œ

    • sendoh7x
      sendoh7x  19 hours back

      @Jesus Alfonso you cant hack people irl tho

    • bp968
      bp968  2 days back

      The Oculus S doesn't have proper ocular adjustments. Its fine if it works for your eyes, but if it doesn't work there is no adjustment to fix it.

      To make the whole things even stupider they put the proper adjustments on the Quest headset.

  • Vero Pag
    Vero Pag  28 minutes back

    "its not available in canada yet" at this rate i'll just buy one off of ebay, a scalper will get my money

    • wayne chapman
      wayne chapman  50 minutes back

      To bad thereโ€™s no games for it, if you want real vr system rift s is where itโ€™s at. The first party games are amazing. And your video is stupid!

      • Gerald L
        Gerald L  2 hours back

        I might finally upgrade from my original Vive.


        IF IT EVER RELEASES IN CANADA!!!!!!!

        • Matthew Wilton
          Matthew Wilton  2 hours back

          Nothing short of a 2080 ti will run VR at that frame rate and resolution and even then ~~

          • Aplussnake
            Aplussnake  2 hours back

            Are we just ignoring the cat the box

            • thought criminal
              thought criminal  2 hours back

              glad u censored your middle finger or people would get offended and cry

              • Kezzic
                Kezzic  2 hours back

                โ€œI prefer a strap-on experienceโ€
                โ€œDeep inside that hole thereโ€

                • Bobby Morelli
                  Bobby Morelli  2 hours back

                  12:03 "wish it was more of a strap-on experience" ya we know linus ( อกยฐ อœส– อกยฐ)

                  • Merzary
                    Merzary  2 hours back

                    11:58 Thats what she said

                    • David John
                      David John  2 hours back

                      Always the best reviews thank you Linus. please like if you agree.

                      • thegamer1to9
                        thegamer1to9  3 hours back

                        what the frick my oculus rift S didnt come with a cat i should have bought an index because it comes with a cat


                        *A N G E R Y*

                        • ahmed ha
                          ahmed ha  3 hours back

                          hey I have a question, sorry if I am stupid. but how do I change the fps setting for the valve index? I want to make sure I can get the most out of this headset instead of 90hz I can get on a vive. thanks

                          • Ukaei
                            Ukaei  4 hours back

                            Has he review the Oculus Rift S?

                            • Darrin D
                              Darrin D  4 hours back

                              Great video, I also was a 1st gen HTC Vive owner and waited... and waited.. and waited, for something like this. I LOVE the Valve Index. Initially I had issues with the controllers (which I had to have replaced) but that's been solved and they are amazing, and I had trouble at first finding the perfect position of the lenses to my face, but either I figured it out, or I got used to it. Now I play it every day, I don't get eye strain or fatigue in it, and I feel like I can just -stay- in VR all day. Oh yea, and 144hz mode is kick-ass.

                              • THEGAMER 37
                                THEGAMER 37  4 hours back

                                Finally a vr headset that includes a cat.

                                • YuuExussum
                                  YuuExussum  5 hours back

                                  Who's talking about VR being dead????

                                  • Travis Boomer
                                    Travis Boomer  6 hours back

                                    Dude we have like the same black cat the way it acts and everything

                                    • Omar Moemen
                                      Omar Moemen  6 hours back

                                      3:32
                                      12:48

                                      • neoxide h
                                        neoxide h  7 hours back

                                        yay a return to lcd, seriously fuck pentile matrix its a load of shit with its fake ppi rating and the fact its blurry despite having to push so many pixels

                                        • Felipe Rickson
                                          Felipe Rickson  7 hours back

                                          Wish I could pull some strings and manage to put my life together

                                          • BNU Psychology
                                            BNU Psychology  8 hours back

                                            Cover the HTC Vive and Tobbi Eye tracking Headset

                                            • Czech Death
                                              Czech Death  8 hours back

                                              this is not VR headset this is inverted cyber Bubbles from tralerpark boys xD

                                              • MrBaracu
                                                MrBaracu  8 hours back

                                                "Maybe VR isn't dead after all" It was never dead.

                                                • Just Some Guy Ok
                                                  Just Some Guy Ok  8 hours back

                                                  It wasn't.

                                                  • Yazuki Wolf
                                                    Yazuki Wolf  9 hours back

                                                    Not to mention, it comes with an amazing cat box as well!!

                                                    • Phill
                                                      Phill  9 hours back

                                                      Bonus Linus cat tips. You get like.

                                                      • King Hell
                                                        King Hell  9 hours back

                                                        Motion sickness in beatsaber?? I didn't realize that was a thing.
                                                        I thought motion sickness only occurred when the movement wasn't 1 to 1, eg free loco and turning.

                                                        • Kevin Brake
                                                          Kevin Brake  9 hours back

                                                          It even comes with a cat! :)

                                                          • PoisonedAl
                                                            PoisonedAl  12 hours back

                                                            If I fits... 4:37

                                                            • Lucas Spencer Rickerby
                                                              Lucas Spencer Rickerby  13 hours back

                                                              You got a kiti

                                                              • Harris Roberts
                                                                Harris Roberts  13 hours back

                                                                Blurred out middle finger but showing gladiators getting there heads chopped off. Our priorities are screwed up.

                                                                • TAWBolderado
                                                                  TAWBolderado  15 hours back

                                                                  Wtf, clearly worth the price over other headsets? Linus you know you can get a Rift S, Quest, and $200 worth of games for the same price as the index, right..?

                                                                  • magnefficient gaming
                                                                    magnefficient gaming  16 hours back

                                                                    the cat is smart it knocked over the switch

                                                                    • magnefficient gaming
                                                                      magnefficient gaming  16 hours back

                                                                      ruining the good set up with that crappy nintendo switch

                                                                      • T G
                                                                        T G  18 hours back

                                                                        It was never dead.

                                                                        • Adequate Bros.
                                                                          Adequate Bros.  19 hours back

                                                                          vr is still innovating n shit
                                                                          no clue what youre huffin m80

                                                                          • Phoenix
                                                                            Phoenix  19 hours back

                                                                            VR was never dead.

                                                                            • cesar ramirez
                                                                              cesar ramirez  19 hours back

                                                                              Deep inside that hole there... man your killing me Linus!!

                                                                              • cesar ramirez
                                                                                cesar ramirez  19 hours back

                                                                                Hsha Strap on!! Good one Linus!

                                                                                • kayonesoft
                                                                                  kayonesoft  19 hours back

                                                                                  Is this a crossover episode with Linus Cat Tips?

                                                                                  • Dan Lapain
                                                                                    Dan Lapain  20 hours back

                                                                                    They have the headphones! Sold on that, but they are still missing Epoc brain controller tech Perhaps the next upgrade?

                                                                                    • falcore91
                                                                                      falcore91  20 hours back

                                                                                      17:39 the exact problem with VR is it disconnects you from reality. Your cat has transformed into a small person and you havenโ€™t even noticed.
                                                                                      Or is that a normal occurrence at your house?

                                                                                      • Timothy Schmidt
                                                                                        Timothy Schmidt  20 hours back

                                                                                        i only liked because of shadow

                                                                                        • neurokinetik64ES
                                                                                          neurokinetik64ES  20 hours back

                                                                                          You need to upgrade that GPU so you can take advantage of that 144Hz goodness.

                                                                                          • Dmahmoud17
                                                                                            Dmahmoud17  21 hours back

                                                                                            what about the vive pro its also got better pixel density and you can use the wireless accessory

                                                                                            • Johan Krรผger Haglert

                                                                                              12 min: "I do wish it was more of a strap-on experience"

                                                                                              • wiesi 121
                                                                                                wiesi 121  22 hours back

                                                                                                And i am here, struggling to get the Valve Index Controllers working - without tracking issues...