brynjames

Android version with VR yet?

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I have been given a VR headset for my Android phone; the gifter thought I would be able to get the full VR experience using it with Aerofly.  Is this correct, or is the VR option only for the PC version at this stage?  (I know the quality would be poor but it would be interesting to get a feel for the experience more cheaply than buying a Rift!)

Bryn

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Aerofly in Vr is for the pc version only, but that being said, there are various ways out there to use your phone and headset together with a PC.

Search for Riftcat, and other programs like it.

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Hi,

this is exactly what I did. I have posted my experience here:

http://www.ipacs.de/forum/showthread.php/7844-aerofly-FS-2-works-with-Samsung-GearVR?highlight=samsung+gear

This is the setup to run aerofly FS 2 with the gearVR.
Establish a lan/wlan Connection: Make sure, your pc is connected to a router, best with a lan cable.
Make sure, your mobile phone is connected to the same router, best with fast wlan.

Use  a Cardboard app for Gear VR. Install the cardboard app on your mobile. Run the app and switch to cardboard mode. Without this the gearVR will automatically start the oculus home app as soon as you place your mobile into the gearVR. The cardboard app allows to toggle between cardboard mode and gearVR mode.
Attention: The suggested app 'Use Cardboard app for Gear VR' does not work anymore due to lacking license server. Search for another product.

VRidge:
Install the vridge app on your mobile.
This enables RiftCat to connect to your headset.
After start of the app it displays a connection code.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...t.vridge&hl=de

RiftCat:
Install RiftCat vridge client on your pc and run the app.
It will automatically find your mobile when vridge is enabled on both devices.
https://riftcat.com/vridge

Select the button Play Steam VR games in the riftcat application.
Log into your steam account and select aerofly FS 2 simulator.
Select Play in VR in the steam window. Enjoy!!!

Addendum: Please take into account.
You get only a low resolution from your mobile device.
The mobile can only detect head turns. It does not detect leaning forward, sidewards as 'real' VR devices.

 

 

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