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

  • Published: 12 August 2019
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  • Phillipe
    Phillipe  4 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...

    • Oskar Durys
      Oskar Durys  5 hours back

      @Alex A But they said they would send one, so what's the point? 400 may not be alot to them but I'm sure it could go elsewhere in their studio.

    • Toxic Cipher
      Toxic Cipher  16 hours back

      FlyingFree333 how lmaooo

    • Erasus
      Erasus  3 days back

      @EleMenTfiNi OLED is not better than LCD, educate yourself before spewing bullshit.

    • Erasus
      Erasus  3 days back

      @Shayd Tracking is on nearly same level on both idiot

    • Erasus
      Erasus  3 days back

      @Zenroy Hahahahaha are you mental? WMR is better than Oculus nice joke. You obviously bought WMR because you couldn't afford Oculus and now you justify your purchase

  • Empu Emppu
    Empu Emppu  2 minutes back

    I usually don't like videos, but your cats man, i just had to!

    • a rice
      a rice  8 hours back

      I don't think I'd like a more of a strap-on experience but that's just me

      • PaPiRiCoSuAvE
        PaPiRiCoSuAvE  11 hours back

        valve gives you a free CAT with every valve index???? that is awesome ^ ^

        • Best69 Hfh
          Best69 Hfh  12 hours back

          So we not finna talk about the cat

          • Pranav Joshi
            Pranav Joshi  13 hours back


            • Cvrlos Padilla
              Cvrlos Padilla  20 hours back

              I'm just so ready for the Nerve Gear!

              • Chay Warburton
                Chay Warburton  22 hours back

                "I do wish it was more of a 'strap on' experience". - Linus, Christmas 2019

                • Dragunovski
                  Dragunovski  22 hours back

                  You have to try boneworks on december 10

                  • Bongie361
                    Bongie361  1 days back

                    3:33 I didn’t know the index came with a cat?

                    • Dur Duh
                      Dur Duh  1 days back

                      You wish it was more of a strap on experience? Ok

                      • Jason Zherdev
                        Jason Zherdev  2 days back

                        vive index

                        • Mr. Walker
                          Mr. Walker  2 days back

                          Someone kill the camera man

                          • 5./StG1 - DLMalloy
                            5./StG1 - DLMalloy  2 days back

                            At 3:32 does it come with the cat or is that a separate deal?

                            • Almantas Kandrotas
                              Almantas Kandrotas  2 days back

                              Man if it was like 200$ less I’d pick it up instantly I just don’t have the $$ to drop on it

                              • I AM ROBOT
                                I AM ROBOT  2 days back

                                sorry linus, there's a cat on the screen, i no longer care

                                • ohaleceiffel
                                  ohaleceiffel  2 days back

                                  HAHA he said strap-on experience!

                                  • TacticalHouse Ah
                                    TacticalHouse Ah  2 days back

                                    anyone exited for half life alyx and boneworks?

                                    • Al Bu
                                      Al Bu  2 days back

                                      What kind of controllers do you have there Bro ✨✨✨😁

                                      • Ness
                                        Ness  2 days back

                                        Me “this looks neat maybe I’ll order one “ sees price 😭😭😭😭

                                        • Antoine Fauconneau
                                          Antoine Fauconneau  2 days back

                                          "I really do wish that it was more of a strap-on experience"
                                          -Linus Sebastian, 2019

                                          • KATOS
                                            KATOS  2 days back

                                            Check Out boneworks, it seems like it got great index support

                                            • RogueBrit
                                              RogueBrit  2 days back

                                              i nearly vomit everytime I wear VR

                                              • Mate Varszegi
                                                Mate Varszegi  2 days back

                                                with this video I guess the cat is back in the box....

                                                • GoProJoe
                                                  GoProJoe  2 days back

                                                  VR games and controls are horrible and nobody wants to play standing. We just want to play our favorite games with VR headset support.

                                                  • Angus
                                                    Angus  2 days back

                                                    Holy shit all those controllers 👀

                                                    • ROXAL m2
                                                      ROXAL m2  2 days back

                                                      The cat tho. He just completely ignored it

                                                      • Fredrick Rourk
                                                        Fredrick Rourk  2 days back

                                                        Free KITTY! Plus Free Half Life Alyx!

                                                        • Chase Brinson
                                                          Chase Brinson  2 days back

                                                          Linus on camera with has cat: good kitty strokes

                                                          Linus off camera with cat: you dumb bitch slams on ground.

                                                          • Josh Manitowich
                                                            Josh Manitowich  3 days back

                                                            talks up high resolution and fps like they are everything
                                                            only plays games with nintendo 64 graphics

                                                            • Matthew E Adcock
                                                              Matthew E Adcock  3 days back

                                                              So glad I bought it for my son in September instead of waiting for his birthday in November. It's a blast.
                                                              I'm going to get the Oculus Quest 128GB for my truck.

                                                              • tyson505
                                                                tyson505  3 days back

                                                                So, after watching the trailers for Half-Life: Alyx and Boneworks, I ordered a Samsung Odyssey Plus for $229. At 1/4 of the price of the index, I'm hoping it's at least 1/2 as good lol. Not expecting the pixel persistence/response time/tracking to be great but I heard the black levels and colors are incredible with the OLED 1440x1600 per eye resolution.

                                                                • tyson505
                                                                  tyson505  3 days back

                                                                  @EVOLICIOUS thanks for the info! That's my plan, return it for a rift s if I'm not satisfied. I hear the tracking on the rift s is far superior despite both being inside-out tracking. How bad are the black levels/colors on the rift s compared to the o+?

                                                                  My friend ordered the $1000 index kit and it arrived today, I'll have to try that out once he sets it up.

                                                                • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                  EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                  I have the O+ and several other kits. O+ definitely holds it's own, it's not nearly as good as the Rift S and nothing like the Index, but it does the job great! The only warning I have (that may or may not bother you) is that you may find the tracking a little limiting, the comfort is not so great, and the visuals are fairly blurry due to the anti-SDE filter they use. If any of those things bother you, do return/sell the O+ and be on the lookout for a Rift S for around $350 that will solve all of those issues.

                                                              • pepr 69
                                                                pepr 69  3 days back

                                                                I love ur cat

                                                                • Rei
                                                                  Rei  3 days back

                                                                  3:33 comes with a pussy. Nice

                                                                  • tornadekk
                                                                    tornadekk  3 days back

                                                                    i just bought one
                                                                    wheres my cat?
                                                                    I want my money back!

                                                                    • Mr. Cactus
                                                                      Mr. Cactus  3 days back

                                                                      I can sell my PC to by it .......... Wait

                                                                      • ConfedarateJesus
                                                                        ConfedarateJesus  3 days back

                                                                        Linus when i skip 10 seconds:
                                                                        “Im looking for a strapon experience”

                                                                        • ElCorcho Gamer?
                                                                          ElCorcho Gamer?  3 days back

                                                                          OKAY BOOMER

                                                                          • mines2680
                                                                            mines2680  4 days back

                                                                            Is it me or does he have a big butt?

                                                                            • Domino
                                                                              Domino  4 days back

                                                                              Vr was never dead you fucking mong

                                                                              • Zingo
                                                                                Zingo  4 days back

                                                                                The number of like you get is the number of Vr Headset you get.

                                                                                0 - Valve Index

                                                                                1 - Play Station Vr

                                                                                2 - Oculus Rift

                                                                                3 - Pimax 8K Vr

                                                                                4 - HTC Vive

                                                                                5 - Oculus Rift S

                                                                                6 - Hp Reverb

                                                                                7 - Google Cardboard

                                                                                8 - Nintendo Labo Vr

                                                                                9 - HTC Vive Pro

                                                                                *Comment which one you got* ☑️

                                                                                • TIMOTHY FLATT
                                                                                  TIMOTHY FLATT  4 days back

                                                                                  who in the world said it was dead in the first place

                                                                                  • Keld Tundraking
                                                                                    Keld Tundraking  4 days back

                                                                                    2012: VR is finally here!
                                                                                    2013: VR is finally here!
                                                                                    2014: VR is finally here!
                                                                                    2015: VR is finally here!
                                                                                    2016: VR is finally here!
                                                                                    2017: VR is finally here!
                                                                                    2018: VR is finally here!
                                                                                    2019: VR is finally here!

                                                                                    • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                                      EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                                      Modern VR did not start until 2016. It's been here since then, lol.

                                                                                  • Johnnywick
                                                                                    Johnnywick  4 days back

                                                                                    I dont think vr ever actually died, all it had was a low point.

                                                                                    • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                                      EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                                      12+ million VR users and that was stats from last year and it's expected to be doubled by next year. VR had a low point in 2016 when it firt arrived, since then, it's been growing exponentially. Especially with games like Boneworks and HL:Alyx coming out.

                                                                                  • Skyler Allenson
                                                                                    Skyler Allenson  4 days back

                                                                                    FYI, Valve Index is far superior to the Vive Pro. Speaking from experience as I have both. Have a good day.

                                                                                    • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                                      EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                                      Same, haven't touched my wireless Vive Pro since I got my Index.

                                                                                  • Jake
                                                                                    Jake  4 days back

                                                                                    The resolution and speakers on this are an absolute fucking joke lol, quit buying this shit

                                                                                    • Jake
                                                                                      Jake  3 days back

                                                                                      @EVOLICIOUS yeah obvious troll

                                                                                    • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                                      EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                                      lol, lies. You have no idea what you are talking about. Those are BMRs, fyi. Even a pair of $800 hi-fi rigs won't compare to the insane spacial accuracy those radiators produce. I know, because I own a several thousand-dollar hi-fi audiophile setup and an Index, lol. Also, the resolution on the Index is as good as sitting in front of a 1440p flat-display. There is only one other HMD that can be considered slightly better, the XTAL, which is a $5,000 HMD. So stfu, dumbass.

                                                                                  • Timo
                                                                                    Timo  4 days back

                                                                                    You know what: In Europe it is 1,100 €.......................

                                                                                    • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                                      EVOLICIOUS  3 days back

                                                                                      Index is made in USA, you have to account for shipping.

                                                                                  • Bojan Jovanovic
                                                                                    Bojan Jovanovic  4 days back

                                                                                    Plays Gorn. Flips us off. Just Devolver games.