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Do you think VR makes you faster in racing games ?

Discussion in 'Ready, set, go - Start your engines' started by PIM1, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. zapata_h

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    From my point of view it makes the game more entertaining, in terms of being quick I think it's not
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    100% made me faster, lap times prove it. Also love being in the cockpit of cars I’ve never driven and just looking around and enjoying the different dashboards, and tachs. You don’t get any sense of appreciation for these kinds of details outside vr, you’re just playing a game on a pancake, but you’re in the game with vr.
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    I just think that I am not faster, it will be the lack of habit, as you say the times show, in terms of immersion in the game is spectacular
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    actually with the VR dive, I improved lap times by at least 1-2 seconds and improved the realism of the race, thanks also to the hydraulic brake that without vr I didn't always find the right braking point
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    Didn’t make me faster. Nothing could I don’t think. Always be average driver.
    But I don’t care, could never go back to monitors.
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    The reason it can make you faster is that when there is no VR, you can't judge when to brake, when to accelerate, simply speaking, no VR is no longer driving.
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    reaction and automatism will be different in VR so i don't think you can compare cause it will depends of the person sensation who drive the car.
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    Faster, more alert, more involved, and also gives you a lead foot when you leave the simulator :D
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    definitely faster due to (I think) the immersion which seems to encourage quicker reactions
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    From a person who bought almost all VR available in the market.
    Yes, VR makes you faster, since you can look to apex and find the right angle.
    You can also have the exact drive height (Driving open wheels are amazing).

    However, at least for me, playing in VR makes me tired in 1 hour playing.
    This is why I decided to go be to triples.

    I have 27 X 49 X 27 setup.

    Regards