1. VirtuaTyKing's Avatar


    Pornography is an inextricable feature of new technologies, and that includes even Sony’s PlayStation VR.

    Pornhub has revealed to GamesBeat that its VR category is compatible with the PSVR head-mounted display. The process to get down in first-person, however, is complicated and missing some features compared to competing headsets, according to the adult-film website. Analysts predict that VR could generate as much as $40 billion in revenues by 2020, and the XXX industry could grab a significant chunk of that just like it did in the early days of the internet.

    To watch adult content on PSVR, you’ll need to jump through a few hoops:

    You’ll need to head to the VR category on Pornhub on a computer.
    Then you’ll need to download the VR videos.
    Move those to a folder on a USB thumbdrive.
    Plug that stick into your PS4.
    Open them using the PS4 Media Player Application.
    Make sure that your Media Player is updated to version 2.50.
    Turn on the PSVR headset.
    Hold the “Options” button on the DualShock 4.
    Select “VR Mode” from the menu.

    Yeah … it requires a lot more forethought than I think most people put into their alone time. And that’s something that Pornhub vice president Corey Price isn’t happy about.

    “[PSVR is] quite lacking in comparison to Rift’s and Vive’s media playback support,” Price told GamesBeat. “Samsung GearVR and Google cardboard are the current leaders in ease-of-use and functionality support, where everything can be triggered from the web browser on a mobile device.”

    Price also notes that those devices support multiple VR-video formats. Right now, and this includes far more than just pornography, you can get adult videos, news reports, and music videos in stereoscopic 3D, 360- or 180-degree fields of view, and in over-under or side-by-side alignments. These various formats are better and worse at certain kind of scenes, but PlayStation 4 doesn’t support most of them. Instead, PSVR only does monoscopic 360-degree videos.

    “We have encouraged Sony to adopt the WebVR standard into their browser in order to make streaming in VR as seamless as possible,” said Price.

    Pornhub also notes that until Sony improves its compatibility and console web browser, it doesn’t expect a huge spike in visitors.

    “We believe it will increase views on the VR category,” said Price. “However, until Sony fully supports VR media formats in their player or gives browser support for VR playback, the traffic will be limited. We believe it will increase views on the VR category. However, until Sony fully supports VR media formats in their player or gives browser support for VR playback, the traffic will be limited.”

    Source: Pornhub's 360-degree videos now work on PlayStation VR | VentureBeat | AR/VR | by Jeff Grubb

    They need to update that media player asap. Monoscopic 360-degree videos are very poor in my opinion. It took Vive months to add a free player that supported 180 stereoscopic. 180 is a more popular format than 360 for porn at the moment.

    Similar thread I found after posting this: http://forums.vrheads.com/playstatio...824/#post54730
    10-21-2016 05:01 AM
  2. Hugh Mongus's Avatar
    I feel like starting a vr porn website right now could make you some big money. I'm not motivated enough to try it though.
    10-21-2016 05:30 AM
  3. VirtuaTyKing's Avatar
    Hi Hugo welcome to VRheads!

    I wouldn't know about the money you could make having an archive site. I know it would be a good opportunity to make cash if you could produce them. There is competition already but many of them are not making videos I would call high quality. I think with one producer it's beginning to click that the closer the model is to the viewer the more real they seem in VR taking into account it's at a high enough resolution.
    10-21-2016 05:48 AM
  4. Hugh Mongus's Avatar
    Thanks. I was definitely thinking about producing stuff. Especially more kinky stuff that doesn't exist in VR yet. The demand will grow very quickly though and someone will produce content, whether it's the big companies or some small startup.
    10-21-2016 05:59 AM
  5. Penguwin's Avatar
    Gotta admit this was only a matter of time... Can't say anyone is surprised that porn would permeate into the VR world. :-)
    10-21-2016 10:15 AM
  6. LezCronut's Avatar
    I think the future of VR porn includes our own body! I mean it would be a hook up social world.
    So in the future we can scan every inch of our body and make it into avatar and then we can meet people from all over the world and bang bang with them.
    Hugh Mongus likes this.
    10-21-2016 12:34 PM
  7. Chemy JMHT's Avatar
    Pornography is an inextricable feature of new technologies, and that includes even Sony’s PlayStation VR.
    Am I the only one who is thinking about that picture?

    I mean, is a woman, and holding the 2 controllers that way... what is she watching exactly?

    Well, so being serious, I think now there is a lot of material from porn industry in VR, I remember the weird videos of the first stages of the Oculus Rift, almost nothing was developed a that time for the device while was just on Kickstarter and you may find some porn videos for it from that moment.

    Sex is something easy to sell and produce, so it will be always a part of our society.
    VirtuaTyKing likes this.
    10-21-2016 10:59 PM
  8. Matty's Avatar
    Gotta admit this was only a matter of time... Can't say anyone is surprised that porn would permeate into the VR world. :-)
    i always sigh when people start taking about.. well that site and its connection to VR. I half expected it to happen to but was kinda hoping they would leave VR alone lol.
    10-22-2016 04:14 AM
  9. jsarino's Avatar
    Gotta admit this was only a matter of time... Can't say anyone is surprised that porn would permeate into the VR world. :-)
    Don't you mean penetrate?
    10-22-2016 10:19 AM
  10. Jen Karner's Avatar
    Nice catch VirtuaTyKing! We've updated the PS4 porn guide with the new info. (How to watch porn on PlayStation VR [NSFW] | VRHeads)
    VirtuaTyKing and jsarino like this.
    10-23-2016 02:23 AM

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