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 • 6 141

  • 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...

    • Jack Davis-Sills
      Jack Davis-Sills  39 minutes back

      @EleMenTfiNi Sounds like Apple/Samsung with headphone jacks etc. lol

    • zakblue
      zakblue  1 hours back

      loving my rift s for a month now, comfy af I never 'feel' like I have to take it off - and that's wearing glasses inside too.

    • lyiriyah
      lyiriyah  2 hours back

      @FlyingFree333 they went down ever since the acq

    • lyiriyah
      lyiriyah  2 hours back


    • T H I C C boi
      T H I C C boi  5 hours back

      you can use the original light houses with the new index

  • Andrew Phipps
    Andrew Phipps  18 minutes back

    Does anyone have a list of all the games Linus played in VR there?

    • Wagyourtail
      Wagyourtail  1 hours back

      cant you overclock the index to 144 hz too?

      • ReignPlaysGames
        ReignPlaysGames  2 hours back

        AnImAl AbOoSe! lol jk <3

        • lyiriyah
          lyiriyah  2 hours back

          linus was like "oh backpack pc" forgetting about the oculus quest

          • Sally
            Sally  2 hours back

            I've just discovered your channel
            I've seen two kittens and heard a very calm voice, instant subscribe

            • David Burke
              David Burke  2 hours back

              Fresh cat unboxing.

              • TheAndrew0085
                TheAndrew0085  4 hours back

                The ski mask strap on the original vive left harsh red outlines on my face every time, the rigid strap actually transfers weight toward the back of your head instead of just pulling the front-heavy device toward your face and hoping for the best. There aren't going to be any high end VR headsets with elastic straps anymore for good reason.

                • TheAntiSalesman
                  TheAntiSalesman  5 hours back

                  vr was never dead, stop pulling shit outa yer ass

                  • Weaver Games
                    Weaver Games  5 hours back

                    Why won't valve ship this to Canada?

                    • Topstormking
                      Topstormking  6 hours back

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

                      • the Craziest
                        the Craziest  6 hours back

                        look... my black cat is in your video

                        • I'm Nico
                          I'm Nico  7 hours back

                          Linus is a crazy cat person

                          • Diksaca Yehovah
                            Diksaca Yehovah  7 hours back

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

                            I'll wait a few more years.

                            • Red Dead Ultimate
                              Red Dead Ultimate  7 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  7 hours back

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

                                • charlicopter
                                  charlicopter  7 hours back


                                  • Kerry Hansher
                                    Kerry Hansher  7 hours back

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

                                    • Brandon Howell
                                      Brandon Howell  8 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  9 hours back

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

                                        • JT667
                                          JT667  10 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  10 hours back

                                            holy fuck that gimbal setup though

                                            • Nunya Business
                                              Nunya Business  10 hours back


                                              • Nicolas Arteaga
                                                Nicolas Arteaga  10 hours back

                                                WiiU represent!

                                                • idot
                                                  idot  11 hours back

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

                                                  • Azzy-Snazzy
                                                    Azzy-Snazzy  11 hours back

                                                    holy crap its box cat

                                                    • bublado klant
                                                      bublado klant  11 hours back

                                                      this time it wasnt linus that droped some thing

                                                      • ItsMeZupio
                                                        ItsMeZupio  11 hours back

                                                        @linustechtips what are your full pc specs and price?

                                                        • taran
                                                          taran  11 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  12 hours back

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

                                                            • Saurian
                                                              Saurian  12 hours back

                                                              3:33 Surprise kittah.

                                                              • mike198383
                                                                mike198383  13 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  14 hours back

                                                                  So does the kit come with a cat as well?

                                                                  • Mark Zimmerman
                                                                    Mark Zimmerman  14 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  15 hours back

                                                                      no boneworks?

                                                                      • PatrickMcovers
                                                                        PatrickMcovers  15 hours back

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

                                                                        • shreddaddy1
                                                                          shreddaddy1  15 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  16 hours back

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

                                                                            • Cyclops The Eye
                                                                              Cyclops The Eye  16 hours back

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

                                                                          • Stephan Kibardin
                                                                            Stephan Kibardin  17 hours back

                                                                            16:04 Dat stare...

                                                                            • Tomas L
                                                                              Tomas L  17 hours back

                                                                              So... is VR dead?

                                                                              • Vann Herren
                                                                                Vann Herren  17 hours back

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

                                                                                • bobbie001
                                                                                  bobbie001  17 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  17 hours back

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

                                                                                    • // Deadset
                                                                                      // Deadset  18 hours back

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

                                                                                      • Aldo
                                                                                        Aldo  18 hours back

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

                                                                                        • William Schwamberger
                                                                                          William Schwamberger  19 hours back

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

                                                                                          • King DarkSide
                                                                                            King DarkSide  19 hours back

                                                                                            Strap on experience, he says.

                                                                                            • Andrej Cepak
                                                                                              Andrej Cepak  19 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