Virtual reality has brought about a totally new1 experience in the gaming world. It has given game lovers an opportunity to get fully immersed in their game with minimal distractions. A situation where everything else is non-existent for you and all that matters at the moment is the ongoing game.
Unlike normal gaming experiences where you get to see things, virtual reality will get you into the game, where your mind and soul will be completely taken over by what is happening in the game.
Virtual reality still has a long way to go before it can fully take over the gaming world. There are hurdles that have to be overcome such as getting more exciting VR games. It would beat all logic to spend a fortune in the purchase of a VR headset if the quality of the games you will be playing is below standard.
There is also a need to ensure that game lovers will be able to afford VR headsets because, at the moment, most of these headsets are unaffordable. There is a great improvement in this as you are now able to get a few cost-friendly headsets in the market. If this trend continues and more companies venture into the production of these gadgets, it will be possible for gamers to afford VR headsets. The cheapest VR headset in the market today is selling at $300 which is still on the higher side.
There are some games that will be quite interesting to play when putting on a VR headset especially those that will not require using a mouse and a keyboard. For others that will require the use of a mouse and a keyboard, however, it would be quite complex as you will have to disengage from the VR headset so that you can access the keyboard which would be boring and tiresome.
It will take some time, but there is hope that virtual reality will definitely be the future of gaming. Developers need to up their game and ensure that the challenges being faced with the use of VR for gaming are addressed and only then shall a breakthrough be experienced.