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Amazon: Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System: pc: Video Games

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  • Setup with the Touch sensors works really well.
  • On initial setup, you use the touch sensors with sound/vibration to delineate your play area without your Rift on.
  • Reloading is a neat flip of the hands and the sensors pick things up just fine.
  • I’ve had Elite for quite some time now, but it is completely different in the Rift.
  • I’ve got a HOTAS setup with the Saitek x52 and thought I would be fine… Unfortunately, I still have a few keys keyed to keyboard inputs – and that’s just not an option. Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System: pc: Video Games

If you’ve got the PC to handle this, you really need to try the Rift + Touch. Especially at the great price point of ~$400 right now. I’ve had it for several days now and am really enjoying the experience. I haven’t tried the Vive, so will not try to compare there. However, I did try the PS VR for about a week. Hate to say it, but that experience was awful. I ended up taking the PS VR back to Best Buy. Long story, short. Check out the PC requirements – they’re stiff. If you’ve got the PC and have the slightest interest in VR, you need to try this out.

Here’s a long, long review of things I’ve tried and/or done right (and wrong!) with the Rift…

Should have downloaded the Oculus software when I ordered the Rift. Once I got my Rift, I figured out that I’d have to download the software. It was tougher than it should have been to pick the initial drive to download to. I’ve got a solid state C: drive and really didn’t want to install there – but it was inordinately difficult to switch. Finally gave up and just took the plunge. If I’d worked on it ahead of time, I wouldn’t have felt as rushed.

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Amazon: Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System: pc: Video Games