MSI Debuts its Light, Futuristic Backpack at TGS

There has been a selection of various virtual reality (VR) backpacks that have been developed, but MSI is claiming that its MSI VR One backpack is the lightest of them all, and it has been debuted at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS) this year.

The VR One was announced ad the lightest and thinnest backpack PC system: ” It is sure to have massive impacts on the global VR market by removing the current VR experience limitations of having to stay close to the PC and the monitor due to cables connected.” The backpack weighs 3.6kg, comes with two battery packs, and can deliver up to 90 minutes of gameplay. Each of the backpacks will feature a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series graphics card.

msi vr one

As featured on the blog post made about the backpack itself “VR One is fully HTC VIVE Optimized. It comes with 1x HDMI port, 1 Mini DisplayPort and 1 ultra-speed Thunderbolt3 by Type-C port support highest bandwidth for dual 2K displays per eye. All these ports support smoother VR experience with over 90FPS for any high level VR devices. Moreover, there are 4x USB 3.0 ports for more external devices for some VR set requests.”

Throughout your VR experience the VR One will give you a cool and silent session, as it relies on its cooling system. The only sound you will hear, according to MSI, is the sound you hear from your head-mounted displays (HMD).

For more on the latest  hardware releases for VR, as well as all the news, updates, and features in the world of VR, make sure to check back with VRFocus.