Virtual reality gets real

Get ready: Virtual reality is about to go mainstream

Virtual reality is about to move out of the world of test labs and selected previews, and become a fully fledged retail product like any other gaming platform. In the next six months, Facebook-owned Oculus and Samsung are expected to release the Gear VR, an Oculus-made virtual reality headset for Samsung phones, while HTC and Valve say their Vive VR system will also be on the market. And by the first half of 2016, Sony’s Project Morpheus for the PlayStation 4 will have its final name and be on shelves, as will Oculus’ Rift headset for PCs. And while these initial releases will be aimed at early adopters—people who aren’t afraid to spend more, and are often tastemakers—companies expect to sell many millions of units within a few short years. ….[READ]

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