• by BaDoink VR News
  • July 31, 2015

Why porn is virtual reality’s dirty little secret

Analysts believe adult entertainment will play a key role in enticing early male VR adopters.

Everyone’s been talking about how movies and video games will be key drivers of the virtual reality business. But there’s one dirty little secret that will help big companies like Google, Microsoft, Facebook-owned Oculus, HTC, and Valve sell VR headsets—porn.

According to Piper Jaffray research analyst Travis Jakel, adult entertainment will be the number three driver of all VR content behind movies and games, and the porn VR business will grow into a $1 billion industry by 2020.