I hope you will agree with my statement:
Only VR technology can replicate the true feeling of racing
That being said you can use many quality VR’s to get this feeling. But if you are using a low-quality VR headset for a racing simulator, this experience can be tainted. So, with that in mind, I decided to create this guide for you to ease your decision, and to help you make a quality purchase. But buying a sole VR headset isn’t enough for simulator racing. So, I would still recommend pairing your racing VR headset with a Racing wheel to add an extra layer of enjoyment. Furthermore, I have also answered a few FAQs such as “Which is the best VR racing game on PC” or “Which VR racing games are available on PC”.
Good VR headset for other games:
We have written below many comprehensive guide based on specific games. Scroll through our down on our site to find related articles for your specific game.
Parts required to build a VR racing setup:
To build the racing simulator setup, You need a high-end PC, A good quality VR headset, and a steering wheel setup.
If you want to look at the VR headsets for PCs specifically, click here. If you’re a huge gamer and a fan of Skyrim, see here for an article you’ll love! If you don’t want to go into the hassle of buying a VR-compatible device, just see these top VR standalone headsets. If you’re really looking for high quality, you can see the best Oculus VR headsets. If you don’t have a VR device yet, you can buy a phone suitable for VR headsets here.
Best VR headset for Sim Racing in 2022
Here is our list of top VR for racing sim
|1. HTC VIVE PRO||10/10 (Editors Choice)|
|2. Valve Index||9/10|
|3. Samsung HMD Odyssey+||8/10|
|4. Sony Playstation VR||8.5/10|
|5. Oculus Rift S||9/10|
|6. Primax 5K Plus||8/10|
|7. Oculus Quest||8/10|
|8. HTC VIVE Cosmos Elite||8.5/10|
Why We love it?
- Excellent Audio and Strap.
- Good Noise cancellation.
- Great resolution and very comfortable.
|Low Screen Door effect||Difficult to setup.|
|Awesome Visuals||It's not cheap|
|90 Hz refresh and 110 FOV|
|Steam VR support|
Why we love this?
- Improved Field of View
- High-quality visuals
- Integrated speakers instead of headphones
- Sturdy Build Quality
|120-130 degree FOV||Expensive|
|120 Hz Refresh rate|
Why we Love it?
- Quality VR headset
- Reduced Screen door effect.
- Windows Mixed Reality and Steam VR support
|Light VR headset||WMR require a lot of effort to pair with SteamVR|
|360 Degree of spatial sound||Small Sweat Spot|
|90hz refresh and 110 Hz FOV|
Why We love it:
- The only VR headset for PS4 racing games
- Affordable for PS4 users
- Easy to Setup
|FOV of 100 and 120hz Display||Issues with USB Cable|
|Free and Fast Delivery||Blurry|
Why we Love it?
- Highest average rating
- Affordable and reliable VR
- It is lightweight.
|High-quality display||80hz Refresh Rate|
|Built-in external sensors|
Why we love this VR?
- Wide Field fo view
- Can be used for both seated or standing gameplay
- Supports both Steam and Oculus Home.
|Massive 200° FOV||Uncomfortable for lengthy gaming intervals|
|Smooth 120 HZ display||Bad customer support|
|5120*1440 total resolution|
Why we love it?
- It’s standalone and does not require a pc to run
- Very Comfortable and Immersive
- Wireless and untethered
|Immersive Built-in speakers||Cannot play popular racing games. e.g. Dirt|
|64 Gb internal memory.|
|Casting feature for quick image transfer|
Why we love this headset?
- Modular VR with a flip-up design
- Wide Lighthouse tracking
- Comfortable Padding
|Superior Picture quality||Average Sound Quality|
|Easy to Setup||Tiny Sweet Spot|
|Cutting edge Technology|
|90HZ refresh and 110 FOV|
Now that you know about the VR headset for sim Racing. It’s time to pick up your favorite and start rolling.