Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset created for use with a computer as a gaming peripheral, the higher performing headset matched with its highest price tag, the company is owned the hugely popular website FaceBook.
PlayStation 4 VR headset is another competitor, also focusing on the idea of a gaming-focused VR headset. While the Oculus Rift is for PC usage, the PlayStation VR is designed to be only used on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro.
HTC Vive is another widely successful Headset available on the VR market. Needing a PC like the Oculus Rift, its lower performance can be an issue for some while others prefer its lower cost.
With virtual reality becoming so popular, the need for more headsets has grown, from some wanting the Oculus Rift while others are put off by the price to businesses creating cheap Chinese knockoffs for a fraction of the price and a fraction of the performance. But not every headset set to be released this yer is a poor attempt at a virtual reality headset designed to be sold cheaply, some new headsets have been revealed that show great promise in creating a more affordable VR experience for those that can’t afford the current iterations of headsets.