Oculus Shows Off Full HD VR Prototype

Even though the Oculus Rift has been touted and praised by many in the gaming industry, one of the pervading comments is that it felt low resolution. That is about to change as Oculus VR, the company behind the Rift, has shown off a full 1080p prototype at E3.

Loads of interesting news comes out of E3 every year, but this little tidbit may just get a lot more people excited. The Oculus Rift has been in the news ever since their successful Kickstarter campaign to create what may become the first decent pair of virtual reality goggles for gaming.

A lot of people who have had hands-on experience with the device have stated how it was amazing, but its 720p resolution left quite a bit to be desired. Oculus VR Chief Executive, Brendan Iribe, admitted that in an interview with GamesBeat, but stated the reason was that it was the best panel they could get access to at the time. He also stated that the current 1080p panel is just a placeholder and that they will continue to look at different panels available.

With the advent of high-res "retina" panels and 4K resolutions on the horizon, it will be interesting to see just how realistic the Oculus Rift will become.