Over the course of 2017, we saw the release of a range of virtual reality headsets released, some were pretty great, others were pretty terrible.

But as this trend continues over the course of 2017, we expect to see many new and interesting headsets released.

In this article, we will be rounding up what we think are the best of these virtual reality headsets for the year of 2017.

[alert type=white ]Note: There are bound to be new and more interesting options available over the course of this year, we will update this article as that happens.[/alert]

Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift was one of the first major virtual reality headsets but is still considered to be one of the best headsets for consuming VR content today. Designed to work with the PC, with two AMOLED displays, Oculus’ VR tracking tech, and integrated VR audio into the design of the headset.


HTC Vive

The HTC Vive is probably the biggest competitor to the Oculus Rift, featuring similar specifications, but instead, it comes with a full VR setup to be ready to go, including the headset itself, 2 wireless hand controllers, 2 base stations, and a hub to link it all.


Sony PlayStation VR

Most virtual reality headsets are designed to be used with the PC, but with Sony’s PlayStation VR kit changes that by bringing virtual reality to the PlayStation 4 console.


Samsung Gear VR

Samsung’s Gear VR also brings virtual reality to other markets than the PC, it has been designed to be used alongside Samsung’s smartphones but was designed in collaboration with Oculus for great VR design.


Google Daydream View

Google also has their own solution to bringing virtual reality to smartphones, particularly with smartphones that are compatible with Daydream ready devices such as Google’s own Pixel smartphone.


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