This is how you can experience VR in 2016.
First, you put on the headset.
Here's what this person using the VR headset is seeing.
There are different classes of VR.
Some like the Samsung Gear VR or Google Cardboard require the use of a phone, have very simple controls and can be used without cords or wires sticking out the back.
Others like the Oculus Rift
Giving you more control using an Xbox one game pad that is until the oculus touch controllers arrived later this year because the rift requires you to be tethered to a powerful PC, its graphics are higher fidelity compared to cardboard and VR
The htc five goes one step further while it requires you to be connected to a powerful pc, it also has you set up motion trackers letting you walk around and use your controllers as your hands, a paintbrush, and yes guns.
And then there is the Playstation VR for the Playstation Four.
That drops in October, and will utilize the Playstation Move controllers or the normal dual shock four to control the experience, allowing you to play original Playstation VR content.
But yeah, this is VR in 2016.
In a few years it will likely look and feel totally different, and be everywhere.
VR could change the world.
That's both exciting and a bit scary, but mostly exciting.