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 • 6 128

  • Phillipe
    Phillipe  1 weeks 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...

    • T H I C C boi
      T H I C C boi  48 minutes back

      you can use the original light houses with the new index

    • William
      William  2 hours back

      He didn't forget to mention it. This is a review of a different headset lol

    • Claxvii 177th
      Claxvii 177th  16 hours back

      Oculus rift s has some reliability issues, a late review is advised

    • Adrian
      Adrian  19 hours back

      @Linus Tech Tips HTC Cosmos is almost out, cannot wait for your review!

    • Solarizer
      Solarizer  19 hours back

      @Linus Tech Tips I would also like to see the review on the Rift S, but those index controllers and the game Boneworks looks very good!

  • TheAntiSalesman
    TheAntiSalesman  32 minutes back

    vr was never dead, stop pulling shit outa yer ass

    • Weaver Games
      Weaver Games  53 minutes back

      Why won't valve ship this to Canada?

      • Topstormking
        Topstormking  1 hours back

        Depending on what you're doing in VR.... ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

        • the Craziest
          the Craziest  2 hours back

          look... my black cat is in your video

          • I'm Nico
            I'm Nico  2 hours back

            Linus is a crazy cat person

            • Diksaca Yehovah
              Diksaca Yehovah  3 hours back

              It's still too new, the recent vr revival.

              I'll wait a few more years.

              • Red Dead Ultimate
                Red Dead Ultimate  3 hours back

                VR is like cars, mobile phones and the TV, unless if society ends or we get holographic tech, its not going away

                • confluence
                  confluence  3 hours back

                  Plug in those Index Base Stations if you want a loud high pitch whine to constantly permeate the room.

                  • charlicopter
                    charlicopter  3 hours back


                    • Kerry Hansher
                      Kerry Hansher  3 hours back

                      I love that Linus still has his Wii U set up.

                      • Brandon Howell
                        Brandon Howell  3 hours back

                        My burning question is how is it for people who wear glasses? I can't do contacts, but am super interested in VR. Is this a good fit? Do the lenses adjust far enough back to accommodate a small or medium pair of glasses?

                        • LoNeZiLLa
                          LoNeZiLLa  5 hours back

                          What breed of cat do you have? Looks very similar to a Silver Bengal! Love those cats!

                          • JT667
                            JT667  5 hours back

                            "I know you're only doing what daddy taught you"
                            You mean dropping expensive electronics?
                            Shadow is the goodest boi

                            • Ara Torosyan
                              Ara Torosyan  5 hours back

                              holy fuck that gimbal setup though

                              • Nunya Business
                                Nunya Business  6 hours back


                                • Nicolas Arteaga
                                  Nicolas Arteaga  6 hours back

                                  WiiU represent!

                                  • idot
                                    idot  6 hours back

                                    C'mon, valve. This is your big chance. Release a flagship VR title.

                                    • Azzy-Snazzy
                                      Azzy-Snazzy  7 hours back

                                      holy crap its box cat

                                      • bublado klant
                                        bublado klant  7 hours back

                                        this time it wasnt linus that droped some thing

                                        • ItsMeZupio
                                          ItsMeZupio  7 hours back

                                          @linustechtips what are your full pc specs and price?

                                          • taran
                                            taran  7 hours back

                                            does the Valve Index use magnets and if it doesn't, can you take the headphones off of it?

                                            • Stephan Azor
                                              Stephan Azor  7 hours back

                                              2 minutes into this video and I'm thinking it would be interesting if this were shot in VR

                                              • Saurian
                                                Saurian  8 hours back

                                                3:33 Surprise kittah.

                                                • mike198383
                                                  mike198383  9 hours back

                                                  I own this now as well and the Screen door is practically gone and the tracking light houses work alot better. The FOV allows you to look around with your eyes vs having to be dead center like the Vive had to be.

                                                  • ryan Strangemore
                                                    ryan Strangemore  9 hours back

                                                    So does the kit come with a cat as well?

                                                    • Mark Zimmerman
                                                      Mark Zimmerman  9 hours back

                                                      For only fifty dollars extra, you can buy the feline edition! It's Index, with a cat included in the box!

                                                      • Dev.Traleski
                                                        Dev.Traleski  10 hours back

                                                        no boneworks?

                                                        • PatrickMcovers
                                                          PatrickMcovers  10 hours back

                                                          Linus made this video for the sole purpose of flipping us off

                                                          • shreddaddy1
                                                            shreddaddy1  10 hours back

                                                            So you're going to demo the latest VR platform on the 980ti and expect what? Fail......

                                                            • Cyclops The Eye
                                                              Cyclops The Eye  11 hours back

                                                              Linus lawnmower man Vs Cat, I bet on the cat for the win...

                                                              • Cyclops The Eye
                                                                Cyclops The Eye  11 hours back

                                                                OMG 17:38 cat has turned into small child on sofa. Salem confirmed, Linus is a witch!

                                                            • Stephan Kibardin
                                                              Stephan Kibardin  12 hours back

                                                              16:04 Dat stare...

                                                              • Tomas L
                                                                Tomas L  12 hours back

                                                                So... is VR dead?

                                                                • Vann Herren
                                                                  Vann Herren  13 hours back

                                                                  The controllers are neat and all, but what would games need to program my ring finger and pinky for?

                                                                  • bobbie001
                                                                    bobbie001  13 hours back

                                                                    It is kindoff ridiculous that we at one point decided that we need to blur flipping the middlefinger.. its just a finger..

                                                                    • Lucas
                                                                      Lucas  13 hours back

                                                                      You let your daughter play... mmmmmmmm...

                                                                      • // Deadset
                                                                        // Deadset  13 hours back

                                                                        Linus looks like the type of guy that would enjoy a strap on experience

                                                                        • Aldo
                                                                          Aldo  14 hours back

                                                                          Is there a video from when he built that mini PC?

                                                                          • William Schwamberger
                                                                            William Schwamberger  15 hours back

                                                                            9:03 can we all take a minute to appreciate the Wii U?

                                                                            • King DarkSide
                                                                              King DarkSide  15 hours back

                                                                              Strap on experience, he says.

                                                                              • Andrej Cepak
                                                                                Andrej Cepak  15 hours back

                                                                                1. Let the kid play Linus..
                                                                                2. You're tired from a VR game... get some running or cyclin machines in that loungee of yours .. .p

                                                                                • LoneN00b
                                                                                  LoneN00b  15 hours back

                                                                         one's going to comment on the strap-on experience bit eh? .......not even a giggle? ....mmmkay lol.

                                                                                  • Blayde Marga
                                                                                    Blayde Marga  15 hours back

                                                                                    we need *Linus* *Socks* *Tips*

                                                                                    • Juckey
                                                                                      Juckey  15 hours back

                                                                                      "I still wish it was more of a strap-on experience"

                                                                                      All it needed was "speaking of strap-ons" transition and it would've been perfect.

                                                                                    • Dennis Tman
                                                                                      Dennis Tman  16 hours back

                                                                                      lol curious kitty

                                                                                      • Claxvii 177th
                                                                                        Claxvii 177th  16 hours back

                                                                                        Play's beat saber and comments right after.... lol of course linus would be out of breath

                                                                                        • Misty Quadrucci
                                                                                          Misty Quadrucci  16 hours back

                                                                                          more kitties!

                                                                                          • Uku Sibul
                                                                                            Uku Sibul  17 hours back

                                                                                            More LinusCatTips videos, please