3 Body Problem VR headset review: magical tech in need of more apps

A still photo of a futuristic VR headset in the Netflix series 3 Body Problem.
Image: Netflix

Arthur C. Clarke famously said that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” and that’s never been more true than with the 3 Body Problem VR headset. It’s so far ahead of everything else on the market that it doesn’t seem possible. There’s really no doubt: this is the best way to experience virtual reality. Sadly, there’s far too little software to take advantage of all of that advanced tech; at launch, there’s only a single app available. And even though that one app is a game that could alter the fate of mankind forever, that doesn’t quite nudge the headset into “must buy” territory.

But let’s start with that hardware because it is indeed incredible. It’s a sleek metallic headset that’s so light you can…

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