Valve Software’s Half-Life: Alyx is less than six months away, and since it requires a VR headset, lots of musicians might be considering a major equipment acquisition right now. The gold standard is Valve’s own Index, with its high-end construction and unique controllers — but that requires a lot of setup and virtually $1,000. The cheaper all-purpose option is the Oculus Quest, which can now be tethered to a PC — but it’s went simpler controllers and a front-heavy design. And what about old-time headsets like the now-retired consumer HTC Vive?
Adam Savage’s Tested might give some supportive guidance. Valve invited Tested benefactors Will Smith and Norman Chan to play around three hours of the upcoming game on eight PC VR headset structures, including the…
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