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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
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There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The PlayStation VR is surprisingly comfortable and capable, despite its limited hardware. And surprisingly, it has better games than the Rift or Vive. But it's still an expensive and risky purchase for most people.

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Pros
  • Comfortable and well-designed
  • Decently immersive VR
  • Solid lineup of launch games
  • Cheaper than rival VR headsets
Cons
  • Lower-res and narrower field of view than competitors
  • PS4 hardware isn't as fast as typical gaming PCs
  • Still expensive for an untested market

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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
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There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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