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

  • Published: 12 August 2019
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Comments • 7 168

  • 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...

    • CrazyCajun J
      CrazyCajun J  2 days back

      Phillipe Nope.... He did not mention it for a reason lol

    • Space Alligator
      Space Alligator  4 days back

      Rift S has NO IPD ADJUSTMENT. >:(

      literally had to return mine.

    • Masterpj555
      Masterpj555  4 days back

      the camera inside out tracking sucks compared to laser tracking.

    • fadly A. Rahman
      fadly A. Rahman  1 weeks back

      Only sheltered rich kid detached from the outside world complain about Rift S. For me, Rift S is a first proper PC VR headset with a price within reach of most consumers (me one of them). When Rift S and Quest came out, i praised to god for full five minutes. I've had it with phone VR at that point. Now I'm a proud owner of Oculus Quest. I had to imported it from US because it's not available in my country. But boy was it a great headset for it's price. I'm sure Index is better. But I settled for affordable and good rather than better.

    • HotPoppinCosmoBeamer
      HotPoppinCosmoBeamer  1 weeks back

      Blah, to hell with Oculus and their anti-consumer BS.

      I've been an Oculus guy since the start, but I will never buy another Oculus product again!

  • Shanyx Fujiwara
    Shanyx Fujiwara  3 hours 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 hours back

      VR was never dead.

      • Pedro Perez
        Pedro Perez  8 hours back

        What keyboard are you using?

        • Fresh.Mootz
          Fresh.Mootz  9 hours back

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

          • Bushy tail
            Bushy tail  9 hours back

            Saber Tailor might be able to fix your problem

            • Kv GN
              Kv GN  14 hours back

              I see Switch & Wii U

              • EluciaDeLuteIma
                EluciaDeLuteIma  1 days back

                12:52 10/10 cat moment.

                • Alex Kumlin
                  Alex Kumlin  1 days back

                  at 13:07 ATTACK

                  • Abcde fghij
                    Abcde fghij  1 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  1 days back

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

                      • Garrett Patterson
                        Garrett Patterson  1 days back

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

                        • It's Omega
                          It's Omega  2 days back

                          Whole individual finger controls. ( ͡◉ ͜ ʖ ͡◉)

                          • It's Omega
                            It's Omega  2 days back


                            • Greenskate7
                              Greenskate7  2 days 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  2 days 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  2 days back

                                  12:47 😻

                                  • CrazyCajun J
                                    CrazyCajun J  2 days back

                                    Was the Index Cat extra charge?

                                    • Ben Goldwerger
                                      Ben Goldwerger  2 days back

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

                                      • OniMau619
                                        OniMau619  2 days back

                                        7:40 Well shoot. And here I was hoping to upgrade to the index but my laptop doesn't have a displayport.

                                        • Yus 18
                                          Yus 18  2 days back

                                          When u wanna flex but not seem like it so you put ugly couches so u seem broke aswell

                                          • STEREO Freq
                                            STEREO Freq  2 days back

                                            Index is just as crap as vive or oculus

                                            • Mario versatile
                                              Mario versatile  2 days back

                                              Is cat included to headset?

                                              • Jukka Muhonen
                                                Jukka Muhonen  3 days back

                                                Basically index is Vive Pro with better controllers, last time you said Vive Pro is shit 😂

                                                • EVOLICIOUS
                                                  EVOLICIOUS  2 days back

                                                  @Jukka Muhonen you have zero clue what you are talking about

                                                • Jukka Muhonen
                                                  Jukka Muhonen  3 days back

                                                  And Vive Pro was published year ago, Price was couple hundred More than index, year ago. Biggest issue was Price. Now index follows same pricing and it's amazing.

                                              • hamad1027
                                                hamad1027  3 days back

                                                22:15 the price

                                                • hamad1027
                                                  hamad1027  3 days back

                                                  15:08 look at headset reflection

                                                  • Ioan Bristow
                                                    Ioan Bristow  3 days back

                                                    Good review and you have my exact same tv! I love that LG 65" I have the orginal vive and still love it but might upgrade soon probably the valve if I win the lottery

                                                    • adam heeley
                                                      adam heeley  3 days back

                                                      I am not going to purchase any VR stuff for at least another 5 years. I don't think we are anywhere close to an actual VR experience at this point.

                                                      • EVOLICIOUS
                                                        EVOLICIOUS  2 days back

                                                        You couldn't be more wrong, VR is here, it's been good for YEARS. Stop being a bitch and go out and actually try it.

                                                    • nccrawford
                                                      nccrawford  3 days back

                                                      12:00 I cannot believe that I live in a world that "straight" grown men have earings and wish for a strap-on experience in their play area...

                                                      • jawndoekck
                                                        jawndoekck  3 days back

                                                        "I wish it was more of a strap-on experience." Well we now know what Linus really wants from his wife.

                                                        • The Transducer
                                                          The Transducer  4 days back

                                                          Ha, my cat does the same thing!

                                                          • Kanbei Water
                                                            Kanbei Water  4 days back


                                                            • Sylvano Tumelero
                                                              Sylvano Tumelero  4 days back

                                                              Would this be a good choice as a first VR headset?

                                                              • Sylvano Tumelero
                                                                Sylvano Tumelero  2 days back

                                                                @EVOLICIOUS Intel i7 - 4790. Maybe I'll get a new graphic card. Cpu wise that should be fine, no? Maybe it's time for an upgrade.

                                                              • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                EVOLICIOUS  2 days back

                                                                @Sylvano Tumelero yea, that is not going to cut it, also, the CPU is slightly more important than the GPU when it comes to VR. Best to start with the Rift S. Index is a different animal on a whole other level.

                                                              • Sylvano Tumelero
                                                                Sylvano Tumelero  2 days back

                                                                @Hellas_xD Well, my graphics are maybe at the lower limit. I use a gtx 980. The rest is/should be fine.

                                                              • Hellas_xD
                                                                Hellas_xD  2 days back

                                                                Sylvano Tumelero If you got a good enough pc and the money then yes

                                                            • Keithz100
                                                              Keithz100  4 days back

                                                              omg you get a cat too im buying one right now LOL

                                                              • Ninya
                                                                Ninya  4 days back

                                                                im getting an Oculus Rift S soon,i have heard they are anti-pc,but its cheap,and the best option for me right now. this looks incredible though,i cannot wait to make videos on videos with vr capabilities!

                                                                • Tom Kazansky
                                                                  Tom Kazansky  4 days back

                                                                  I just want to know what the FoV range is.... literally no one on the internet is giving a range.

                                                                  • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                    EVOLICIOUS  2 days back

                                                                    Because it defends on the face. Most people will get around 110-130 FOV.

                                                                • crfrider450
                                                                  crfrider450  4 days back

                                                                  Not available in Aus either. Who knows whether or not we will get it at all

                                                                  • crfrider450
                                                                    crfrider450  1 days back

                                                                    @EVOLICIOUS possibility to buy ebay or something internationally?

                                                                  • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                    EVOLICIOUS  2 days back

                                                                    Never, Valve does not ship products to all countries, only a select few.

                                                                • Tom Kazansky
                                                                  Tom Kazansky  4 days back

                                                                  I dont know why you keep saying vr is dead, I literally only play games in vr, aside from hoi4.

                                                                  My main jam is DCS and IL2. I literally cannot play them without VR, like it is spoiled me for life.

                                                                  • Greenskate7
                                                                    Greenskate7  2 days back

                                                                    Tom Kazansky yeah also with the quest coming out, the great community has grown millions and every game on quest is getting sales. Vr is definitely not dead

                                                                • Daniel Kleimenovas
                                                                  Daniel Kleimenovas  4 days back

                                                                  Vive index woah. I know he realised that he said that lol

                                                                  • Masterpj555
                                                                    Masterpj555  4 days back

                                                                    the zones for fingers calibrate themselves.. its self learning.. you didn't play any proper valve knuckles titles for a very fair review if I'm honest.
                                                                    The strap is way more superior.

                                                                    • JokeRGBlazE
                                                                      JokeRGBlazE  4 days back

                                                                      Children aren't done developing their inner ear depth perception or equilibrium in balance until the age of 13 14ish, and Linus is letting his five-year-old go into VR and risk permanently damaging what makes normal humans function... parents of the year. Every time I play a VR social game and there's little children screaming I'll think of Linus now

                                                                      • EVOLICIOUS
                                                                        EVOLICIOUS  2 days back

                                                                        lol, you have no idea how the human body works, do you? Get an education because the garbage shit you just spewed out is not even remotely scientifically correct.

                                                                    • NPC 99845
                                                                      NPC 99845  5 days back

                                                                      He likes a good strap on experienece...

                                                                      • Petrolhead
                                                                        Petrolhead  5 days back

                                                                        Fab cat and typical, they just love boxes

                                                                        • NPC 99845
                                                                          NPC 99845  5 days back

                                                                          Lighthouses schmitehouses.

                                                                          • TheMightyKinkle
                                                                            TheMightyKinkle  5 days back

                                                                            Why are you standing on the church roof in your wedding photo?

                                                                            • inkling 2114
                                                                              inkling 2114  5 days back

                                                                              8:15 linus has a Wii u

                                                                              • Geno Damato
                                                                                Geno Damato  5 days back


                                                                                • Jordan Bowes
                                                                                  Jordan Bowes  5 days back

                                                                                  Get rid of the cats haha