Wreckfest on a VR Headset

Jeremy Ford
In this video we're going to play Wreckfest on a HTC Vive using Bigscreen Beta and Virtual Desktop. This will also work on an Oculus Rift or Windows Mixed Reality headsets. This is a setup guide and comparison video between both these applications running different in-game graphic settings. This is also a proof of concept video that playing flat screen games on a HMD is achievable and can work rather well!

Everything was recorded through OBS and the OBS VR plugin directly from the HMD display feed. The HTC Vive was laid on a chair so we've got footage without any jerking head moment that would have made it impossible to see any in frame rate smoothness difference.

4:55 Bigscreen Beta - ULTRA
5:45 Bigscreen Beta - HIGH
6:43 Bigscreen Beta - MEDIUM
7:45 Bigscreen Beta - LOW
8:40 Bigscreen Beta - Split screen comparison

10:47 Virtual Desktop - ULTRA
11:51 Virtual Desktop - HIGH
12:54 Virtual Desktop - MEDIUM
13:58 Virtual Desktop - LOW
14:55 Virtual Desktop - Split screen comparison

15:57 Final thoughts

Bigscreen Beta - https://store.steampowered.com/app/457550/Bigscreen_Beta/
Virtual Desktop - https://store.steampowered.com/app/382110/Virtual_Desktop/

SIM HARDWARE:
SIM LAB GT1 cockpit
Leo Bodnar SimSteering 2
Next Level Racing Motion V3
Heusinkveld Sim Pedals Pro
Heusinkveld Handbrake
Aiologs Seq shifter
HTC Vive
Derek Speare Designs P1 button box
Fanatec Clubsport Formula rim (USB converted)
Ascher button plate

PC SPECS:
i7 8770k
GTX 1080ti
16 GB RAM
  1. Reeno
    Reeno
    Where is vr? Title only for views...gg.
  2. Jeremy Ford
    Jeremy Ford
    It's states 'on a VR headset', not in VR. Two different meanings. If you watch movies on a VR headset, that doesn't explicitly mean the movie is in VR; see the difference?

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