But the Valve Index is doing very well, too. After the unveiling of Half-Life: Alyx, sales of the high-end VR headset challenged Valve's stock, causing delays in shipping. The Valve Index was briefly sold out in the United States and Canada; now, the store page on Steam tells prospective customers that the recent high demand will translate in new orders shipping as far as February.European countries, the VR headset is presently out of stock and completely unavailable for purchase.Virtual Reality.
As for AR, it is safe to consider it mainstream at this point. According to SuperData's report, over 2 billion users have used Augmented Reality in mobile apps during Q3 2019 alone. AR filters for Snapchat and Instagram remain as popular as ever, just like Pokémon Go which yielded $176 million in revenue this August, making that month the second biggest since the game launched in July 2016.
It Makes Playing Sports Thrilling. By now you know that virtual reality can make the sports viewing experience better. As it turns out, virtual reality can make playing sports a better experience, too. There are already simulations on the market that put you in the middle of a sporting contest to see how well you do. There are some additional props required, such as a machine for driving a bobsled down a mountain. It is a cool and one of a kind experience.
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