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VR is overhyped.

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I seen a lot of news and articles about VR and all the headsets and VR ready PCs , phones , consoles etc. It's just a fad, its not going to last. Just like when everyone was jumping on the 3D bandwagon, everyone was talking about 3D tvs, 3D phones, 3D portable consoles, all of that flopped (with the exception of the 3DS). I think the main issue with VR is that there is no standard, everyone is doing there own thing, their own device. I think when you have a situation like that where there is too many options, it confuses consumers and if people don't understand a product , they're not going to buy it.
Another issue I have is the content, what exactly are developers going to be making , what type of games, and are these games going to be worth purchasing hardware. Costs is also a factor especially when you have units such as the Oculus Rift which costs well over $1,000. I'm all for new technology and electronics but it has to be done right, I have to be able to justify …