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Adding a VR headset to your sim racing equipment is a great idea, but as you know there’s always room for improvement. We have been curious what a truly high quality, professional level motion rig setup could offer to sim racers, so we have reached out to R.E. Moore Jr., founder and chief engineer of Boston based VR …

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While due to hardware limitations GT Sport isn’t likely to become the holy grail of VR racing simulators on consoles, but this first official trailer featuring the game’s VR mode still promises a fantastic racing experience for PS4 gamers.

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As we have reported earlier, one of the most exciting features of Gran Turismo Sport, the ability to race in virtual reality, is going to be very limited. In a recent interview, Kazunori Yamauchi, CEO of the developer studio Polyphony Digital, talked very openly about the challenges of development.

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We have reported before that October 19th will be the release date of PlayStation 4’s probably most awaited driving simulator, Gran Turismo SPORT, the first in the iconic title’s series that will feature a VR gameplay mode. Prior to the release date, Polyphony Digital held a a studio tour in its Tokyo headquarter, showing the …

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It’s been known for a long time that PlayStation’s classic racing simulator returns to your living room, and finally we have a date to save. The official release date of Gran Turismo Sport is 18th October 2017. Don’t be surprised if it’s delayed though.

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At E3 2017 producer Kazunori Yamauchi revealed some additional info about the next GT game scheduled to release this fall. We learned that the simulator is already at its final refinement stage, and Yamauchi also mentioned that while releasing games in the middle of the optimization process is very common nowadays, this time Sony gave them enough time to …

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Mixed reality sim racer, Marcel Pfister –read our interview with him- has jumped behind the wheel of the Rfactor 2 beta, to take its F1 car to the virtual streets of Monaco. As usual, Marcel’s his hands and the wheel on the video are real, while everything else comes from the the Oculus Rift display. …

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Assetto Corsa has been the flagship game of virtual reality racing for a while, supporting VR on PC from as early as 2013. It started with the Oculus Rift DK1, and later added support for the Oculus Rift CV1. However, owners of the HTC Vive headset have not been that lucky. Until now!

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An outstanding VR simulator rig has been tested by YouTube user Carfection: the RAID Pro 340 by Premier Motor Racing Simulations might be the ultimate, the very best home racing rig that money can buy in 2017.

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An Australian woman posted this funny/sad Valentine’s Day video this February, after losing her boyfriend on the virtual tracks of an unspecified Oculus-compatible racing simulator.

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This is Racing in VR‘s interview series with top performing vloggers who upload VR racing videos to YouTube. We reach out to them and ask what they think about racing/driving in virtual reality.

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Audi Norway have come up with a new way to attract customers by combining physical installation with virtual reality. The experience lets Audi customers to test-drive the new Audi Q5 on their own self-made track, designed in a special, real life sandbox.

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This is Racing in VR‘s interview series with top performing vloggers who upload VR racing videos to YouTube. We reach out to them and ask what they think about racing/driving in virtual reality. Racing in VR: Thanks so much for accepting our invitation for this interview. Please introduce yourself in a few words. Are you a dedicated sim …

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Finally, PlayStation VR users have a new racing title to play with, thanks to the latest DLC of DiRT Rally that brings compatibility with Sony’s virtual reality goggles. Although it was not announced with fanfares, it’s already in the PSN Store, so given the small number of VR racing games for PS4, here’s our advice: do not hesitate, grab …

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Blending VR with reality is always an exciting field, especially when it comes to car racing. PC retailer Overclockers UK held the first round of its unique VR Racing Series in 2016, and now it’s back, and bigger than before.

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Every year, from all over the world, the entire toy industry gets together in Nuremberg, Germany, to meet at the largest trade fair in the toy sector. Exhibitors present new products, and right on the opening day (January 31 this year), they announce the yearly “ToyAward” winner. The prize is traditionally given in four categories, based on …

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