We'll be playing virtual reality (VR) games and content with VR headsets specifically designed for iOS devices like iPhones, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.

Munster said in a client note on Monday that he expects Apple will add VR to its MFi (Made For iPhone) program in two years, which would allow third parties to make Apple licensed and approved VR headsets for iOS devices.

That means we might see VR headsets like Samsung's Gear VR, which uses Samsung's latest flagship smartphones to play VR content, for iOS devices.

It also means we could see a new category in the App Store for VR apps and experiences to use with iOS devices and VR headsets. 

You can actually use the iPhone to play VR games and content today with Google's Cardboard VR headset and the Cardboard app. But the Cardboard headset is more of a proof of concept than a usable VR headset. Cardboard is literally made of cardboard, which falls apart after a while. You also need to hold the Cardboard headset up to your eyes, which isn't ideal for any game or experience that last more than a few minutes.

Apple also recently started selling the View-Master VR headset made by Mattel, which is made of plastic instead of cardboard, but you still need to hold it up with your hands.

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It's far from certain, but Apple has been making moves that suggest it's at least looking in VR.

The company has been hiring people and buying startups that are related to VR, and CEO Tim Cook said on the company's last earnings call that VR is "really cool and has some interesting applications." The Financial Times recently reported that Apple has a team of hundreds researching VR for Apple.

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