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Is PCVR Dead – This is Only a Test 611 – 8/5/21

This week, Kishore gives a big update explaining the data on the Delta variant, we discuss the new Ghostbusters: Afterlife trailer, Google’s just-announced Pixel 6 phone, Disney’s Galactic Starcruiser pricing, and the prospects for PC-based virtual reality systems as a sustainable market.

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  1. As someone who’s watched from the sidelines thus far, I’ve avoided buying a VR system in hopes that we will reach a point technologically where we have much less friction with my brain’s interface. First and second gen (are we on second gen, actually?) VR gives me nausea, seemingly due to latency and other artifacts of the experience that stray from real-world perception.

    I’ve been hopeful that “PC” VR would push that latency lower, resolution higher, and eventually get past these issues. Mobile VR seems the wrong direction for me, in that it compromises on perceptual fidelity. I’d hate for PCVR to truly die before we get to the point where people like me can play and enjoy VR games.

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