No other technology allows for the level of escapism that virtual reality can provide. Want to experience being surrounded by sharks in a cage submerged deep in water? Okay, maybe not. Whether you want a quick thrill or more slower-paced, yet equally immersive experience, the best virtual reality headsets should have you covered. If you’re on PC, the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are your best options, but the PSVR headset for PS4 is a formidable challenger with some good exclusives. If you’re on a budget, mobile virtual reality headsets from Samsung, Google, and Oculus may suit your needs.
Meta’s new headset is better than its predecessors in almost every way. But until there’s more to do in mixed reality, this won’t be the headset that gets everyone wearing headsets.
If you can actually find one in stock, of course