Oculus Rift & amp; HTC Vive for consoles (PS4 & amp; Xbox One)?

If the VR goggles Oculus Rift and HTC Vive talk, they are always mentioned in connection with a powerful gaming PC &# 8211; Consoles apparently remain on the sidelines. But there is a realistic chance that the head-mounted displays are yet released yet for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One? We have made some thoughts.

Oculus Rift & amp; HTC Vive for consoles (PS4 & amp; Xbox One)?Source: Oculus

Oculus Rift & HTC Vive for consoles?

The vice president, especially Nate Mitchell, has been thinking in May 2015 according to the fact that a ready Oculus Rift could appear for the two major consoles, ie Playstation 4 and Xbox One also someday. Much more than he really thought, however, has not, because until the present time there is no new information more part of a revision or special versions for the current consoles PS4 and Xbox One.

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Topping the agenda this idea was never well, but since one Oculus Facebook would have heard in this direction neither HTC nor Steam still something else. Except Sony, which is planning its own product with Playstation VR, so it has no major manufacturer VR on the consoles on the screen.

Probably a long time exclusively for the PC: Oculus Rift.Probably a long time exclusively for the PC: Oculus Rift.
  • Looking at the planned specifications of Sony VR derivative even more closely, it quickly becomes clear that this is also due to the low efficiency of the current console generation.
  • Thus, the resolution per eye is with 960 x 1080 pixels considerably lower than in HTC and Oculus is the case.
  • The system requirements that called Oculus for its own VR goggles, and a good bit higher on the other side.
  • At least one GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 it should be, in order to present the image smoothly. But alone these graphics cards cost more than 300 euros &# 8211; So almost as much as a completely new console.
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Xbox One and PS4 are technically outdated

The current consoles, so Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are technically hopelessly outdated. Current computers can get a multiple of the performance. Versions of the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift would be massively adapted and slimmed down for this so. It is likely therefore that the manufacturers are waiting for the next, more powerful generation of consoles before VR also plays a larger role on these platforms.

Except for the Sony Playstation is of course VR. How do these strikes compared to the competitors, we are, however, yet to know if the products during the year 2016 finally hit the market. Presumably, the experience is but a piece turn out far worse than competitors.

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Read about even

  • Virtual Reality: What is it? Definition, glasses, games and technology overview
  • Augmented Reality: What is it? definition & Examples
  • HTC Vive: release date and price &# 8211; When the VR glasses appear and what will it cost them?

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