People are rushing to get their hands on the best deals for the gaming gadgets before the New Year starts. Obviously, there are a lot of options that are available now for virtual reality, and I am here to help you narrow down the best ones. I have also provided a summary of each product’s best features so you can evaluate them. I bet that every gamer on your list will love these useful accessories for the best virtual reality experience.
TOP FIVE PICKS THE BEST VR GIFTS
Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System
Oculus Rift has already established its name when it comes to virtual reality, and is in fact, one of the most popular gaming systems right now. With the Touch Virtual Reality System offered by Oculus Rift, you will experience the signature ultra low-latency tracking that, at the same time, offers unparalleled immersion. Once you use the Rift, it is apparent that great attention to detail has been incorporated into its overall construction and design. It is also comfortable, adaptive, and customizable. The controllers, on the other hand, have the ability to bring your hands into the virtual reality, allowing you to interact naturally with the virtual world. It has intuitive actions that make you feel as if you are using your real hands. You might want to review the specs first to confirm compatibility.
3dRudder offers accessories such as foot-powered VR and 3D motion controllers, which allows every user to experience virtual reality through movement. With 3dRudder, you will be able to achieve motions such as walking, running, hovering over, spectating, swimming, as well as piloting and steering. What’s great about this product is that it does not take a while before you master the controls. It is also a room saver, as you can enjoy VR while being seated in tiny rooms. It is progressive, in the sense that you have the ability to control your motion speed accurately just by tilting. Another great feature of the 3dRudder is that you can discover the advantages of the 4 axes at your feet, which in turn will take you deeper into the virtual reality experience. It is also interesting to know that this product has support for VR headsets such as HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. And just like the previous product, you might need to check the compatibility with your PC or laptop first.
HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap
Another great gift for every gamer is the HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap. It provides integrated earphones that come with great sound quality, letting you have the best virtual reality experience. What’s great about this audio strap is that it has the ability to adjust height and angle according to your fit. To add, putting it on and removing it has been proven to be very easy. You will be able to enjoy the 360-degree realistic sound with convenience and comfort. This audio strap features an interior padding for additional contentment. The organized cable can also be placed at a side position, which makes the immersive experience a lot more enjoyable. Its buyers also gave a lot of praises, commenting about the audio strap’s sturdiness and convenience.
Oculus Rift VR Cover
If you feel like sweaty headsets hassle you, then you definitely need this product. With the Oculus Rift VR Cover, you will never have to experience that again because it is 100% cotton. This cover is specifically designed to perfectly fit around the headsets facial interface, allowing you to enjoy using your Oculus Rift VR for longer hours. It is also very easy to take on and off in between uses. In addition, after a particularly sweaty virtual reality session, you will be able to machine-wash this cover and doing so will not cause any damages. Every purchase comes with one more cover, so you will not need to wait for your other VR cover to dry when you wash it. Lastly, this cover is only compatible with Oculus Rift and it comes in Gray, Red, and Blue. Lastly, it is very easy to assemble but if it is your first time using it, you might want to check videos online on how to properly put the Oculus Rift VR Cover on.
Thrustmaster T300 RS GT Racing Wheel
The Thrustmaster T300 RS is the officially licensed racing wheel for Gran Turismo, compatible with both PlayStation 3 and 4. It is a high-end racing simulator that comes with a 1080-degree, super smooth and seamless force feedback effect. It is also a detachable racing wheel of 11-inches diameter that features brushed metal central spokes. In addition, it has reinforced rubber texture used on the entire circumference of the wheel. This racing wheel also offers comprehensive driving controls, as it has 13 action buttons and a D-Pad. It also comes with sequential paddle shifters that are 100% metal and 5-inch in size. Not only that, the brand boasts its GT Edition Pedal Set that features 3 pedals in its 100% metal construction. You will get the benefits of the new dual belt system for smooth, quiet, and realistic virtual driving, the HallEffect AccuRate Technology (H.E.A.R.T) for the contactless magnetic sensor, as well as the Quick Release System for switching from one wheel to another. This technology will be able to provide base wheel owners the preference of buying a separate wheel, which is to be used with their existing base. With this feature, you will find it enjoyable optimal realism in almost all types of races.
Virtual reality is now the world’s most advanced and most popular gaming system and there are a lot of accessories that will make the experience even more convenient and realistic. In addition, these useful accessories will allow its users to make VR gaming a lot more enjoyable. With the products reviewed in the previous section, I hope that you will be able to decide which one to buy for your loved ones.