Pornhub is making VR porn free for all

It's now easier to enjoy some immersive private time...

Pornhub, one of the biggest porn streaming websites in the world, has launched a dedicated virtual reality section, where you can now enjoy some VR naughtiness free of charge.

Teaming up with the wonderfully named BaDoinkVR, the adult entertainment site that gets over 60 million visitors *a day*, now hosts optimised VR porn videos for iPhones and Android smartphones. So you can get up close with your Gear VR, Oculus Rift or even Google Cardboard.

Essential reading: The naughty side of VR

To ensure you have the optimum viewing experience, Pornhub's mobile website is optimised for Google Cardboard for Android devices. For iPhone users, there's an official VR player app and you can download VR videos too for some offline action.

If you're going to pick up an Oculus Rift at the end of the month, the Pornhub official player is also supported when you need to take a break from a button bashing EVE: Valkyrie session.

To mark the occasion, Pornhub decided to give away 10,000 pairs of virtual reality headsets but those have already been snapped up. It's also released an informercial style video to let VR porn newbies know exactly how it all works. You can watch the slightly NSFW video below.

There's no denying that this is going to be a huge year for VR and for VR porn with the launches of the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and the PlayStation VR. We shouldn't of course forget about the budget headsets with Google rumoured to be adding another Cardboard headset to its VR armoury.

When we sat down with adult entertainment site Naughty America recently, they told us some pretty impressive stats about what the future holds for VR porn. By the end of 2016, it expects 10-20 million people to view adult VR content at least once a month.

According to report by financial institution Piper Jaffray, VR porn will be the third biggest VR sector after video games and NFL content and could be valued at $1 billion by 2025.

BaDoinkVR, the company powering Pornhub's VR ambitions is clearly very happy about the partnership. "After decades of kicks and starts, virtual reality is finally hitting its stride," said Todd Glider, CEO of BaDoinkVR.

"McDonalds Happy Meal boxes are doubling as Google Cardboard; now Pornhub is tossing its hat in the ring. Calling this revolution in mass communication a fad, resisting the urge to drink the Kool Aid, grows steadily more irrational."

If VR is going to go mainstream, it's becoming pretty apparent that porn is going to play a major part alongside gaming and whisking yourself away to a fancy museum on the other side of the globe. Whether you like it or not.

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