Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: Which One Should You Buy?

By Michael Nunez on at

This year, virtual reality is finally hitting the mainstream. The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are the first high-end VR machines that people can actually buy and setup in their homes. But they don’t come cheaply. Both headsets will set you back a couple of hundred dollars (£499 and £689 respectively), which makes it a big investment for anyone considering the purchase.

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For our latest Battlemodo clip, we decided to pit the two headsets against each other. We compared set up times, headset tracking, and the one thing everyone’s been wondering—which headset looks sexier?

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For more detailed information, you can check out our Oculus Rift review or HTC Vive review. Both are in-depth looks at what it’s like to use the headsets over the course of several weeks. But, if you’re more interested in which headset is the better overall purchase, you should check out our video below.