Why buy a high-end VR glasses so little?
Recently, Steam released a survey report shows that only 0.3% of Steam users have a PC version of the VR glasses, accounting about 45 million people. This figure a lot, but compared to the Samsung Gear VR known as "100 million active users", it does seem low point. According to SuperData forecast, Gear VR shipments this year could reach 2.5 million.
Why buy a high-end VR glasses so small?
There is a traditional view was that these high-end titles too expensive, Oculus Rift priced at $ 600 (about 4000 yuan), HTC Vive is $ 800 (the price of 6888 yuan China), and it must be used with two helmets $ 1,000 (about 6700 yuan) level desktop, or $ 1,500 (about 10,000 yuan) level notebook.
However, we found that there is another set of Steam users analyze data showed on Reddit, there are already about 10% of Steam users, their computer configuration to achieve the requirements of the VR. That is, there are approximately 15 million computer users to run dynamic VR content, but which later helmet, still only 3%.
Why have the ability to buy players of VR "not cold" mean? Foreign Science and Technology site VentureBeat believe that the VR market is still no "killer" applications, now offers games and traditional games are rarely able to compete. That is, the content is still a problem.
As for those who really too expensive, and the average user can not wait lower prices and second-generation Rift HTC Vive, you might choose to add up to a full package of $ 800 (about 5300 yuan) of PSVR (including host + helmet + peripherals) or choose Gear VR, Daydream camp.
That the black box, VR glasses give you the impression that emerging technologies like electric cars. On the one hand, we know it is likely to soon replacement, on the other hand, we have a clear mind, its supporting facilities, regardless of content or peripherals are not yet perfect, so everyone watching.