Forums - Microsoft Discussion - Microsoft announces new VR headsets for Windows 10, starting at $299

JRPGfan said:
Screen type? refresh rate? FoV? Resolution?

None of that is known yet. All MS announced was the starting price point, the list of partners (HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, and Acer), and that all of these will have internal tracking systems.

Edit: Acer was working on a 210 degree FOV VR headset, but I don't know if that is the same headset Acer is working on with Microsoft. I don't think it is.

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That's pretty cool. I'm all in for the VR phase and that price is really seductive. Maybe they can incorporate it into Xbox One and revitalize Kinect the way Sony revitalized Move.

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Vasto said:

Also you can now get a VR Ready PC for $499.



I've never considered PC gaming but that price....

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Better work with Scorpio ( I assume they would)

shikamaru317 said:
That's a great starting price point. Hopefully these headsets will be compatible with Scorpio. I'm betting they will be.

They said these headsets will work with all Win10 devices, so Scorpio definitely will be supported


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Good price.

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that's a good starting price, I just wonder what kind of specs you get for that

and I hope their inside-out tracking proofs to be as robust as for example the vives laser-based tracking

d21lewis said:
Vasto said:

Also you can now get a VR Ready PC for $499.

I've never considered PC gaming but that price....

It has an RX 470.... I'm amazed that can apparently do VR, it certainly won't do it well for long...

The CPU is awful too... FX-4350..... :|

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I would be interested in an ASUS Headset without the need for external sensors.

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That's cool and all, but without specs there's nothing you can really say about it.

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