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 • 5 932

  • Phillipe
    Phillipe  5 days 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...

      HAZZARD  10 hours back

      VR is a waste of money and will never be a thing.

    • im the derpy
      im the derpy  13 hours back

      @Linus Tech Tips they will send it soon once they see this video

    • Logan Wightman
      Logan Wightman  19 hours back

      @FlyingFree333 Are you fucking kidding me?? Oculus is one of the only things keeping the VR industry afloat with their Rift S and Quest allowing people to have a seamless VR experience for less than half the price of Valve's offering. Am I saying that valve is charging too much? Absolutely not, but Oculus is the only one keeping the market competitive.

    • The Dosgodz O ́ Úg-Uhg!
      The Dosgodz O ́ Úg-Uhg!  1 days back

      Or is Valve VR the Revolution 9 of Valve?

    • Julian Bicknell
      Julian Bicknell  1 days back

      @ScarfFox and Friends first of all why would you ever play fnaf be and second of all what people have glanced over with all the jype around be is that Oculus insight devices will receive hand tracking in the near future

  • HiddenHippo TTV
    HiddenHippo TTV  10 minutes back

    that was 1 sophisticated test, thanks loved it :-)

    • NurRa Jaie
      NurRa Jaie  12 minutes back

      Not once, but twice i was surprised by the cats

      How the heck onbox a cat?

      And "shadow" is clearly a Linus's cat, its knock stuff off

      • vexorian
        vexorian  37 minutes back

        It''s pretty dead, Linus.

        • Seags 98
          Seags 98  2 hours back

          Spends 1000 dollars on vr headset “it has finger tracking” puts middle finger up immediately😂

          • Gianmarco Gargiulo
            Gianmarco Gargiulo  2 hours back

            I still don't really believe in VR gaming. There are still a lot of limits and very few games.

            • Tressa J
              Tressa J  2 hours back

              Step 1. Go to Google
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              Step 3. Enjoy!
              Maybe VR isn't dead after all... - Valve Index Review
              I met those laughing, fierce hazel eyes. Cassian’s smile softened. “Hello, Feyre.” My throat tightened to the point of pain, and I threw my arms around his neck, embracing him tightly. “I missed you, too,” Cassian murmured, squeezing me.
              When, in the street, I see a mother walking with her grown-up daughter, I can hardly bear to witness the mother’s pride, the softening of her face, her incredulous joy at being granted her daughter’s company; and the iron discipline she imposes on herself, to muffle and conceal this joy.

              • Albin Jabłoński
                Albin Jabłoński  2 hours back

                Linus can you get your hands on HAPTX gloves? They are easily the most advanced and realistic option on the market, featuring resistance and tactile feedback.

                • Not Shure
                  Not Shure  3 hours back

                  Too bad, but these are made for people with normal eye sight and no extra disadvantages. :(

                  • Shahadat Bin Islam
                    Shahadat Bin Islam  3 hours back

                    3:33 does it come with a cat

                    • X Fade
                      X Fade  3 hours back

                      So unenthousiastic :/

                      • Isaac Boentoro
                        Isaac Boentoro  4 hours back


                        • BAZFANSHOTHITS
                          BAZFANSHOTHITS  4 hours back

                          I love Cats.

                          • Joseph Hare
                            Joseph Hare  4 hours back

                            Oculus quest
                            No wires
                            No limits

                            • The Unflushable
                              The Unflushable  4 hours back

                              17:39 Please don't hit the child. Please don't hit the child! 😰

                              • Charles Adair
                                Charles Adair  5 hours back

                                You've heard of LinusCatTips, how about CatLinusTips?

                                • Georg-moments
                                  Georg-moments  5 hours back

                                  Am i the only one who think that these Index controlers are to big?

                                  • David Wu
                                    David Wu  5 hours back

                                    So do I get a cat shipped from Valve??

                                    • edwin k
                                      edwin k  5 hours back

                                      I've dropped out with Linus Tech tips because it's not always about everyday subjects, so found the Ryzen overclock item very good but too hard for me and I'm more waiting for budget tech what people can pay like comparing OEM computers, 27 inches or 34 inch monitors, SSDs, laptops, game keyboards and mice, how to overclock safely with MSI burner a video card or processor, without voltage because that is too complicated. What can I do with the Raspberry Pi 4 is there andriod TV ??? How to sync with software RGB with different brands of computer hardware ??

                                      • Cristhian Bruno
                                        Cristhian Bruno  5 hours back

                                        Stand Master: Gabe Newell
                                        Stand Name: Virtual Expierience

                                        • Red Gaming
                                          Red Gaming  6 hours back

                                          4:48 cat is sitting inside the box...

                                          • stoneybridger
                                            stoneybridger  7 hours back

                                            Schrodinger rang, he wants his cat back.

                                            • Pancho Pantera
                                              Pancho Pantera  7 hours back

                                              which are the specifications of the linus' computer ????

                                              • disciprine
                                                disciprine  7 hours back

                                                One thing I noticed is how goddamn dusty your HTPC is

                                                • Tony Barrett
                                                  Tony Barrett  7 hours back

                                                  Sorry, VR is still too complex, expensive and too ineffective for the average user. It will always be ultra-niche, and spending $1000 on a system like this is just ridiculous. Many don't have the space, time or money to warrant this type of investment. VR is still dead.

                                                  • T484
                                                    T484  8 hours back

                                                    He likes a strap on...

                                                    • Leonard Winchester
                                                      Leonard Winchester  9 hours back

                                                      There is a fucking katana, and a cat name's shadow...
                                                      wtf linus...

                                                      • MrHellstorm102
                                                        MrHellstorm102  9 hours back

                                                        what about the fact they arent available in Canada?

                                                        • Ayama Prantenna
                                                          Ayama Prantenna  10 hours back

                                                          black levels? more like blegh levels.

                                                          • Josh Koch
                                                            Josh Koch  10 hours back

                                                            Liked for Shadow

                                                            • Tariq Qureshi
                                                              Tariq Qureshi  10 hours back

                                                              I'm waiting for a true wireless vr headset

                                                              • Axis
                                                                Axis  11 hours back

                                                                God rays:( Tried both and the Rift S was by far the way to go. I wanted the Index to be good so badly but, the damn God rays are horrible.

                                                                • Sam
                                                                  Sam  11 hours back

                                                                  I have a felling that the new headset did NOT make it back to the office. (PS: Thank bad black kitty looks like it needs a belly rub and a nose bitty).

                                                                  • pat1981lux
                                                                    pat1981lux  11 hours back

                                                                    I'm not going to invest into this kind of technology. I'm going to wait that Star Trek holodecks will become real.

                                                                    • Dogg0 Lord21
                                                                      Dogg0 Lord21  12 hours back

                                                                      I would get a PC vr headset but my PC isn't strong enough.

                                                                      So my only choice is a oculus quest

                                                                      • axel solvi
                                                                        axel solvi  12 hours back

                                                                        Your out of shape xD

                                                                        • sky Maracle
                                                                          sky Maracle  12 hours back

                                                                          linus cat tips in effect

                                                                          • Hunter Jackson
                                                                            Hunter Jackson  12 hours back

                                                                            Is a cat included in every Valve Index box?

                                                                            • Unjust Win
                                                                              Unjust Win  13 hours back

                                                                              Still 5 years away from being worth it full fledged vr games not games like u would play on a phone

                                                                              • theoldwaymatt
                                                                                theoldwaymatt  13 hours back

                                                                                3:31 wtf

                                                                                • Mike S
                                                                                  Mike S  13 hours back

                                                                                  Linus! beat saber has a well developed modding community that allows for not only saber tailor which will fix the weird saber angle with a bit of configuration but also custom charts!

                                                                                  • Jeremy Ze tree
                                                                                    Jeremy Ze tree  13 hours back

                                                                                    Censor middle finger, plays game where you stab people and blood comes out.

                                                                                    • Hugo Friberg
                                                                                      Hugo Friberg  13 hours back

                                                                                      Like I miss Rocket and Rumble. But holy sh!t, those cats are SOOOO cute!

                                                                                      • Kitanashia Kiratani
                                                                                        Kitanashia Kiratani  13 hours back

                                                                                        Linus' cat trying to steal the show

                                                                                        • Larry Langer
                                                                                          Larry Langer  15 hours back

                                                                                          Who said it was dead to start with, you gimp.

                                                                                          • Sprits Fal
                                                                                            Sprits Fal  15 hours back

                                                                                            Nice video Linus. Idk if I want to pay $1000 unless I get almost the full price for my original vive tbh. There are headsets out right now that cost half that, can play beat saber, and are completely wireless(play the game ANYWHERE).

                                                                                            Btw if it's ok with you, could we get house tour sometime? I'd love to see how you set it all up being a tech guru and a dad XD
                                                                                            (I personally find it difficult to have nice things with kids around lol)

                                                                                            • A
                                                                                              A  15 hours back

                                                                                              3:32 Kitty in box confirmed!

                                                                                              • A
                                                                                                A  15 hours back

                                                                                                22:25 limped in on ad segway -- however, props to Yvonne.. the blue highlight of the fireplace mantle is pretty dope. Another great video. + cats. 10/10

                                                                                              • A
                                                                                                A  15 hours back

                                                                                                12:57 Cat does cat things. HA~!

                                                                                              • A
                                                                                                A  15 hours back

                                                                                                12:03 Linus wishes it was more of a strap-on experience...

                                                                                              • A
                                                                                                A  15 hours back

                                                                                                9:15 Clearly, Linus needs canned air to clean his HT pc.

                                                                                              • A
                                                                                                A  15 hours back

                                                                                                4:44 kitty gets back in box.

                                                                                            • Chris Ford
                                                                                              Chris Ford  16 hours back

                                                                                              does it come with a .29 cent cat?