Editors Liked

  • Strong support for both sitting and standing experiences
  • Better (sturdier) design than predecessors
  • Built-in 3-D audio makes the VR experiences that much more riveting
  • It's capable of fully immersing you in virtual worlds
  • Functional platform with a wide selection of available games
  • Excellent quality of the headset
  • Intuitive interface
  • Lightweight headset
  • Large tracking volume
  • Feels satisfying

Editors Didn't Like

  • Requires a powerful gaming PC
  • Can't install games from headset
  • Slight sound leakage from headphones
  • Xbox controller is a stopgap solution at best
  • No pass-through camera
  • Many of the coolest-looking games aren't here yet
  • No motion controller at launch
  • Expensive, especially with gaming PC cost figured in