RiftCat permits you to play high-end 3D video games on low-cost VR headsets
VR programs just like the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift are actually cool but in addition actually costly. That’s why RiftCat created a brand new app, VRidge, that allows you to play wealthy PC-based VR content material on small gadgets like Google Cardboard and Gear VR, supplying you with the chance to strive VR video games with out spending just a few hundred .
The app principally mirrors your VR screens on the cell gadget and, extra vital, can inform your head place utilizing the telephone’s on-board positioning programs. Including hand paddles or physique sensing is a bit tougher however VRidge’s strong developer group is working exhausting so as to add movement sensing to their product and plenty of have tried to make use of PS Transfer or Leap Movement and a number of cameras to create whole-room sensing programs.
The software program is $15 and out there now. You may strive it out at no cost however video games are restricted to 10 minutes within the trial model.
It’s a intelligent workaround to a difficult drawback: how do you get folks to strive VR gaming when your complete rig is simply too costly for entry-level gamers? By supplying you with the chance to play these video games on commodity , even if you happen to simply use the mouse and keyboard for interplay, gamers can be taught to like VR gaming and, maybe, someday drop just a few thousand on an actual rig.