2019 will be a defining moment for virtual reality (VR), believes Stephanie Llamas, head of XR at research firm SuperData, who points to the Oculus Quest headset, scheduled to be released in 2019, and a potential deal changer. She projects that it will outsell the Oculus Rift more than three to one, and has the potential to bring VR into the mainstream. But how should people know which VR headset is right for them? Llamas recommends that people think about what they want to use VR for, and if they have the right hardware for the headset they choose, and if there’s enough interest content for them on the market. We broke these down into 11 questions we think you might ask — and our answers.
The all-in-one Oculus Go headset for example, which was released in 2018, will also continue to drive the market, with total VR sales to reach nearly 2.5 million units in 2019. Other popular VR headsets include the HTC Vive, which requires a connection to a PC to work, and the Playstation VR headset, which requires a late-model Playstation video game console.
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