While regular travel and outdoor activities may be off the cards for the foreseeable future, virtual escapism is open to everyone with an internet connection. If you've ever had the opportunity to have a go on a Virtual Reality headset you'll know just how addictive they are and how fantastic it is to be transported to another place or world within the comforts of your own home. VR can be a fantastic way to get yourself outside without leaving home and ensure you have some fun in the meantime.
There are lots of options out there for different headsets, games and experiences so we've broken down some of the best options available:
Oculus Quest (Best overall VR Headset, all built into headset, no PC needed and completely wireless): https://www.oculus.com/quest/?locale=en_GB
Oculus Rift S (Best budget PC VR Headset): https://www.oculus.com/rift-s/
Valve Index (Best high end VR Headset but very expensive): https://www.valvesoftware.com/en/index
HTC Vive Pro (Best Display but not cheap): https://www.vive.com/uk/product/vive-pro/
HTC Vive Cosmos (Best modular VR headset): https://www.vive.com/eu/product/vive-cosmos/features/
Playstation VR (Best Console VR Headset): https://www.playstation.com/en-gb/explore/playstation-vr/
Samsung HMD Odyssey+ (Best Windows mixed reality headset): https://www.samsung.com/us/computing/hmd/windows-mixed-reality/hmd-odyssey-windows-mixed-reality-headset-xe800zba-hc1us/
With so many games to choose from based on the headset you purchase here a just a few examples of some of the games available in the VR world. The link above shows you some of the best games currently available to purchase and download.
VR isn't just great for gaming but also allowing us to experience lots of things we may never get to in real life. Here are a few examples of VR experiences:
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