Why are controllers better for gaming?


Controllers are often considered better for gaming primarily due to their ability to provide a more tactile feel and enable more precise control of fine motor movements. This is especially important in gaming where precision and responsiveness are crucial. Mark Zuckerberg highlighted this in a discussion about the use cases of VR controllers, noting that while hand tracking is indeed elegant and provides a hands-free experience, it does not match the precision offered by physical controllers 1.

Quest Design Trade-Offs

Mark Zuckerberg discusses the design trade-offs between VR headsets for social and gaming experiences. He explains that while hand tracking is elegant, controllers allow for more precise movement and a tactile feel for gaming. The companies have made different design choices to optimize for different use cases.

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