The first look at a virtual reality poker game was recently seen on tonkaaaaP’s Twitch channel. This is the first time virtual reality technology has been used on the felt.
Bolt Casino – the creators of this virtual reality poker game – provided tonkaaaaP with the necessary software and hardware to play some virtual hands.
It was interesting to say the least! This is only a few easy version of the game, but there are very promising signs that this could revolutionize the way poker is played.
Some of the featured tonkaaaaP demonstrated included:
– movement to pick up cards
– movement of his head to see the community cards clearer
– using his hand to pick up chips
– unique all-in movement
– generate objects (which he threw at his opponent!)
– smoking a VR cigar
– integrated VR Twitch chat
There are obviously many bugs and missing features for this to be a final product, but the sneak peek into this incredible technology is a very cool insight into the future of poker.
You can view highlights from the VR poker section of the stream in the below video: