Maybe VR isn't dead after all... - Valve Index Review

  • Published: 12 August 2019
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    We had almost completely lost faith in the progress of consumer VR products... until the Valve Index arrived at our office.

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Comments • 7 205

  • Phillipe
    Phillipe  1 months back

    Oculus Rift S, anyone? Linus forgot to mention it entirely!!!!!!! No need for extra cameras at all, for $ 400, it’s a good VR headset...

    • Nathan R
      Nathan R  11 hours back

      @Shayd "Shit" yeah if your room is pitch black maybe.

    • marklola12
      marklola12  13 hours back

      @Zenroy load of shit

    • Lux Ace
      Lux Ace  2 days back

      @Gwentarino Kripperino It is not only about tracking.

    • pizza_parker
      pizza_parker  3 days back

      CHRIS C thats not even that good lol

    • pizza_parker
      pizza_parker  3 days back

      EleMenTfiNi it doesnt have controllers and lcd is better IMO

  • CHollman82
    CHollman82  51 minutes back

    Linus wants a strap-on experience

    • crippling depression
      crippling depression  3 hours back

      It released in June why is there no gameplay of it recently?

      • BedsideTunes
        BedsideTunes  12 hours back

        I'm new to VR, still saving for a unit. However, my eyesight is horrendous and the only way I could play my buddy's headset would be to wear my glasses, which was extremely uncomfortable, actually downright painful. Is there any way to get around that? My eyes reject contacts, so that's unfortunately not an option.

        • Bubbaloo SH
          Bubbaloo SH  13 hours back

          That poor cat how long has he/she been in there?

          • Deep Space Explorer
            Deep Space Explorer  15 hours back

            Bro, VR IS DEAD...

            all you do is peddle stupidly expensive crap NOBODY NEEDS OR WANTS and the dumbly named INDEX is NO different....

            • Friedrich Will
              Friedrich Will  18 hours back

              I've often wondered about this area so it's great to see someone covering this. Really well done, brilliant. As a follow on you might think about doing a head to head with other headsets

              • Hoodie_010
                Hoodie_010  19 hours back

                I don't understand why are people saying it costs 1000$. You can literally buy everything separately for cheaper lol.

                • VGM
                  VGM  1 days back

                  You found Schrodinger's cat that explains the whole mystery according to quantum theory its hiding in VR boxes.

                  • Saizen
                    Saizen  1 days back

                    Dead? Yes there arent very many people playing online but honestly, there isnt a game that's good enough to make me feel so immersed that I'm willing to wear a headset for more than 2 hours as I assume other people are suffering from. The hardware is great and getting better but, we need real games, not mobile quality games.

                    • dkwb71
                      dkwb71  1 days back

                      Dude, clean the dust out of your mini rig!!

                      • D3th10rd
                        D3th10rd  1 days back

                        Finally, a vr headset that can accompany the big schnozer community!

                        • Bilbosere
                          Bilbosere  1 days back

                          Thats a cute cat
                          My inner self: *steal it*

                          • Raynor9899
                            Raynor9899  2 days back

                            For me middler finger means nothing.I have one as well i'am just not that proud about it.

                            • Ross M
                              Ross M  2 days back

                              getting mine tomorrow, pretty excited! i also have a 980ti so i have been thinking about getting a 2080S if my fps gets too low (2080ti doesn't seem worth it)

                              • Sahem Says
                                Sahem Says  2 days back

                                What render scaling were you running at on a 980 ti? If it was at full render scale were you able to experience over 90fps?

                                • Roman General
                                  Roman General  2 days back

                                  can we just talk about how good of a father Linus is?

                                  • BeardedPickle
                                    BeardedPickle  2 days back

                                    errmmm... i did not get a cat with my set... wtf volvo

                                    • Santiago Carballo
                                      Santiago Carballo  3 days back

                                      Linus wishes that there was more of a Strap-on exprience ;)

                                      *gets killed*

                                      • sandman7793
                                        sandman7793  3 days back

                                        You can adjust beat saber controller angles with mod assistant

                                        • dawson gamblin
                                          dawson gamblin  3 days back

                                          12:00 oh all your viewers know you prefer the strap on experience linus..... we know....

                                          • Armia Khairy
                                            Armia Khairy  3 days back

                                            Valve index, which every user gives a fuck

                                            • Sal Ad
                                              Sal Ad  4 days back

                                              VR need to be built into a motorcycle helmet.

                                              • EVOLICIOUS
                                                EVOLICIOUS  2 days back

                                                lol, I too would like to put a giant isolating, sweaty, heavy, helmet around my head. NOT.

                                            • TX Launchpad
                                              TX Launchpad  4 days back

                                              12:00 - Your wife says the same buddy

                                              • Sepro
                                                Sepro  4 days back

                                                LoL it never was dead

                                                • Leon Hubbard
                                                  Leon Hubbard  4 days back

                                                  LOL shadow's kinda a dick...

                                                  • Crypto Info
                                                    Crypto Info  4 days back

                                                    Does the Index have some sort of method to protect the lenses from being scratched by eyeglasses?

                                                    • EVOLICIOUS
                                                      EVOLICIOUS  2 days back

                                                      No, the glass is very fragile, be sure to not scratch the lens.

                                                  • Guillaume Thibaudeau
                                                    Guillaume Thibaudeau  4 days back

                                                    can you give me a valve index... please..

                                                    • MrDeaz
                                                      MrDeaz  5 days back

                                                      liquid crystal display display

                                                      • thebored999
                                                        thebored999  5 days back

                                                        what game are you playing at 17:45?

                                                        • Shanyx Fujiwara
                                                          Shanyx Fujiwara  5 days back

                                                          I would love a vr roundup video. Now with the cosmos, index and quest; it's time to make a what headset is right for you video. Please Linus, you are our only hope.

                                                          • Randomly Entertaining
                                                            Randomly Entertaining  5 days back

                                                            VR was never dead.

                                                            • Pedro Perez
                                                              Pedro Perez  6 days back

                                                              What keyboard are you using?

                                                              • Fresh.Mootz
                                                                Fresh.Mootz  6 days back

                                                                It’s dead jim. Shit is still clunky as hell.

                                                              • Bushy tail
                                                                Bushy tail  6 days back

                                                                Saber Tailor might be able to fix your problem

                                                                • Kv GN
                                                                  Kv GN  6 days back

                                                                  I see Switch & Wii U

                                                                  • EluciaDeLuteIma
                                                                    EluciaDeLuteIma  6 days back

                                                                    12:52 10/10 cat moment.

                                                                    • Alex Kumlin
                                                                      Alex Kumlin  6 days back

                                                                      at 13:07 ATTACK

                                                                      • Abcde fghij
                                                                        Abcde fghij  6 days back

                                                                        17:38 Your son picked his nose and then ate the booger. He thought he was slick but he wasn't.

                                                                        • vrAddict
                                                                          vrAddict  7 days back

                                                                          I like how he censores the Middlefinger but not the bloody gladiator game

                                                                          • Garrett Patterson
                                                                            Garrett Patterson  7 days back

                                                                            You sound exactly like the guy I play PokerStarsVr with..... crazy

                                                                            • It's Omega
                                                                              It's Omega  7 days back

                                                                              Whole individual finger controls. ( ͡◉ ͜ ʖ ͡◉)

                                                                              • It's Omega
                                                                                It's Omega  7 days back


                                                                                • Greenskate7
                                                                                  Greenskate7  1 weeks back

                                                                                  What about the quest you should do try that I love my quest it isn’t a index but I got a bad pc and it’s a good standalone headset

                                                                                  • John Wiggins
                                                                                    John Wiggins  1 weeks back

                                                                                    I love the way your cat was just chillin in the box like, Hey put that lid back on dude lol

                                                                                    • Harry Baskets
                                                                                      Harry Baskets  1 weeks back

                                                                                      12:47 😻

                                                                                      • CrazyCajun J
                                                                                        CrazyCajun J  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Was the Index Cat extra charge?

                                                                                        • Ben Goldwerger
                                                                                          Ben Goldwerger  1 weeks back

                                                                                          3:32 i've seen this video 3 times and haven't noticed that cat wtf is wrong with me?????????????