Still, those who have been fortunate enough to try VR for themselves will know that there's nothing quite like it. If you can't wait for that bold new epoch to arrive... here are the ten best virtual experiences you can have right now!
Let's find out what sort of fun VR experience he's having.
Is he plucking magic apples from The Tree of B'jord? Holding shut the castle doors to bar the entry of the Gnomish Hordes? Or casting a spell to defeat the dark wizard Rottney? Time to find out!
Perhaps she's witnessing the birth of a star, or low clouds hugging the slopes of Olympus Mons. Press reveal to discover the awe for yourself.
The question is: what kind of experience?
Sure, society might deem this digital woman the idyll of bland aesthetic beauty, but - as a slightly overweight middle-aged chap whose knees and kidneys don't work so good - the man has the benefit of wisdom informing him that she's wasting so much of her life on pursuits which are ultimately futile and meaningless.
Yes she's smiling, but clearly doesn't realise that his high-five is profoundly sarcastic.
Maybe she's engaged with some sort of virtual comedy experience, perhaps being entertained by a virtual Michael McIntyre and/or "Ross" Noble. Ponder no longer: the truth is just a click away.
Let's see how he's putting all that technology to good use.
What could possibly have drawn them away from one another's flawless faces, and taking photographs of sunsets and coffee to share on Instagram?
What could our friend here possibly be using it for? Time to find out!
Frankly, you never quite know who's removed their helmet and is staring at your crotch while you twitch and sway in your seat. Fortunately, the VR experience they're having means there isn't much chance of that happening here.