Play Great VR Game without Powerful Computer with PlutoSphere
You heard about this great VR games title which is available in Steam or Epic Games Store. Let’s say “Half-Life: Alyx“. And there is an urge in yourself to try it out. You desperately want to experience it now, now. Unfortunately, to play this game, you need the computer with the powerful specs or also known as the PC VR.
In case you don’t know, PC VR is a computer that has powerful graphics card and processor that is fast enough to support virtual reality applications and devices. For example those with processor like Intel Core i5 with graphics card such as NVIDIA GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480.
But at this moment, you don’t have the budget and can’t afford them. It must be quite frustrating for you, rite?
But, don’t be sad for too long. The solution might be there around the corner. Recently, a VR/AR company called Pluto VR from Seattle make an announcement that they are introducing a way for you to enjoy the game immediately.
The solution called PlutoSphere will allow you to play the high-end PC VR games without the need of you to own the high-end computer. Easily said, it is a PC VR streaming service. It looks like a cloud solution for VR.
The great thing is PlutoSphere is powered by NVIDIA CloudXR SDK which come from one of the best graphics card company in the world. But you must need this two things first in order to play it smoothly.
- At least 50 Mbps (Megabits per second) bandwidth.
- A 5 GHz WiFi 6 internet connection.
Basically, you need a strong and good internet connection so you can play it without hiccup. They will start to rollout their streaming solution with Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2. In the future, they will also support other platform such as HoloLens 2, Nreal Glasses, PC, Android and iOS as well. For more information about it, you can read it at:
- The official PlutoSphere website.
- “Pluto VR promises high-end VR without a computer via new PlutoSphere platform” from GeekWire.