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Playstation VR and its Moves to Counter the Vive and Oculus Rift

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Currently, there are 3 major competitors within the virtual reality industry. Valve and their HTC Vive, Oculus (Facebook) and their Rift, and finally Sony with the Playstation VR. The latter is the least popular option on the market, due to the Playstation’s lower power compared to PC, but very obviously trying to take some of the VR market to their console. The new headset will have a 120hz refresh rate, 16:9 aspect ratio, and 100 degree field of view. Many of its featues will come in the future as- most likely purchasable controllers, or its exclusives, as stated in the second paragraph.

While the PSVR may be in it’s infancy, it has exclusives that can rival games on the Vive or Rift. Games such as Farpoint rival the multiplayer simulator Onward. The PSVR also has motion controllers shaped like the item you hold within its games. The playstation VR also has a camera to track everything aswell as compatibility with the DS4 Gamepad. There are blue lights on the headset all over.

Its competetors however, have multiple advantages over the PSVR aswell. Such as due to the rest of them using the Windows or Linux, or mac operating systems, they can create much more open sourced games, with more modifications availible to everyone.This open-ness to indie developers is represented by the booming market of games availible for the HTC Vive. All in all, every competitor has its pros and con

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