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Acer enters VR realm where PC makers fear to tread

Joint venture to design, make and sell StarVR headset could be a brilliant success or a colossal failure

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A visitor testing one of the many VR headsets available today. StarVR is the latest entrant in a busy headset scene that's led by Facebook's Oculus, Sony's PlayStation VR and HTC's Vive.

Taipei

ACER'S announcement that it will work with the Swedish games maker Starbreeze to produce a virtual-reality headset could be the ailing PC maker's most brilliant move in years. Or it could be a colossal failure.

According to their joint releaseĀ on Sunday, the companies plan