We cant all afford $899 for an Oculus Rift, but head tracking still brings a lot of advantages to playing video games, even on a PC monitor.
There is a movement to take advantage of all the sophisticated sensors in our phones already, and developer DeHoDev has made it a little easier for Windows Phone fans to take part in all the fun.
His app, Headtrackr, installs on your Windows Phone and hooks into the Opentrack app on your PC, transferring data via WIFI from the gyroscope and digital compass in many higher-end Windows Phones.
Opentrack is compatible with a number of games such as “Elite: Dangerous”, “Star Citizen” and “Euro Truck Simulator 2”.
As can be seen in the video above, the app is pretty responsive, even if it makes you look pretty deranged.
The app costs $1.99 with a free trial and can be found in the Windows Phone Store here.