Sony could be about to launch its latest shot across Microsoft’s bow with an Oculus Rift-style 3D headset for the Playstation 4. Then you could feel like you’re inside your favorite games! And if you’re anything like me you can feel like you’re inside those games with a migraine because 3D makes my brain hurt.
Polygon cites separate reports from CVG and Eurogamer that say the set will be unveiled at the Tokyo Game Show this month. According to the reports, the headset will be used with the PS4 release title DriveClub and will let players get a cockpit view of their car.
Sony may also be debating whether to include the headset with the PS4 as a key component or as an additional add-on. That could depend on the number of games that make prominent use of the technology, and the interest shown by gamers.
If anyone is on the fence about picking up the PS4 or Xbone, will a 3D headset win them over? Migraines aside, I never thought 3D added much to the experience of seeing a movie, but I think it would add something to playing a game. Playing a game is about becoming part of a story as opposed to just watching one, and 3D helps that feeling.
I’m pretty deep into Skyrim right now, but I’m not 3D-headset-deep. I’d probably risk a migraine to shoot some 3D Skyrim skeletons in their stupid skeleton faces.
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