Female gamer accuses player of ‘sexual assault’ after being virtually groped by him in VR game

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In virtual reality, the users can experience various situations in such a way that it feels like they are happening in real life. This experience, however, is not physically changing at all.

Despite not having any physical effects, there can be other devastating effects of virtual reality. One US based lady named Jordan Belamire (name changed) has faced the darker side of VR recently.

Image: Steam

Image: Steam

Belamire complained that she was sexually assaulted by another player while she was playing a virtual reality game in Redwood City, California.

Here’s what she accused the other player of.