Virtual reality, or VR, is for experiencing new worlds in this new generation. Television served a similar purpose and in a lesser degree. VR has it trumped immersion-wise, with a focus on *being there* and experiencing the world in a 360 degree arc all around you.
The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are but two examples of this type of technology. Don the headset, grab the controllers, and feel like you’ve visited all sorts of fantastical places and experienced all sorts of roles.
Virtual reality is here, and it’s here to stay.