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Open source mixed reality library StereoKit adds Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
The XR (VR/AR) space continues to evolve and one of the promising projects there is called StereoKit, an open source mixed reality library and a new release is out now adding in Linux support.

VRWorkout is a free and open source VR fitness rhythm game

By Liam Dawe,
Need something new to try with your fancy Virtual Reality equipment? Well, VRWorkout looks interesting plus it's free and open source so you've got nothing to lose but time.

Monado now officially OpenXR conformant, gets a SteamVR driver

By Liam Dawe,
Monado, the free and open source OpenXR runtime for Linux has reached a massive milestone as it's now officially conformant.

Google open sources VR painting app Tilt Brush

By Liam Dawe,
Tilt Brush, a popular VR app that lets users paint in a 3D space. Originally from Skillman & Hackett, it was later acquired by Google and now they've open sourced it.

Virtual Reality voxel building game cyubeVR will be supporting Linux in a future build

By Liam Dawe,
Minecraft in VR that's a bit more hands on? cyubeVR (pronounced Cube VR) looks absolutely delightful, and the developer has confirmed their full intention to support Linux too.

Proton Experimental gets Microsoft Flight Simulator VR working on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
A fresh update to Proton Experimental has gone live, the special version of the Proton compatibility layer where all the latest features appear first. Seems like quite a big one, especially if you have a VR kit.

Godot Engine set to get better VR support with a new hire thanks to Facebook

By Liam Dawe,
Godot Engine, the free and open source game engine for 2D and 3D games is getting a nice VR boost - thanks to Facebook Reality Labs. We can expect great things from this by the sounds of it.

Open source OpenXR (VR/AR) runtime 'Monado', now passes conformance tests

By Liam Dawe,
Quite a huge milestone for the in-development open source OpenXR runtime Monado, as Collabora have announced a fresh milestone in its life.

VR rhythm game 'Groove Gunner' enters Early Access with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
After a new VR game that's supported on Linux? There's not a lot to pick from but you can now add Groove Gunner to your collection.

VR rhythm shooter 'Groove Gunner' enters Early Access with Linux support on October 28

By Liam Dawe,
Ready to show off your moves and need a new VR game? BitCutter Studios have announced their technical VR rhythm shooter will release into Early Access on October 28.

Vircadia is an in-development free and open source decentralized 3D social space

By Liam Dawe,
Remember social games like Second Life? Vircadia, was created from a failed spiritual successor to it and it's free and open source too.

My experiences of Valve's VR on Linux

By scaine,
As the proud and excited owner of a shiny new Valve Index kit to go with my almost-new all-AMD rig, I thought I’d outline the journey to getting it all working, exclusively on Linux.

FOSS OpenXR runtime 'Monado' gets Lighthouse positional tracking with libsurvive

By Liam Dawe,
Are you as excited as we are about the future of VR and AR (collectively known as XR)? It's hard not to be with the excellent progress going on with Monado, the open source OpenXR runtime.

Khronos Group open sources the OpenXR Conformance Test Suite for VR & AR

By Liam Dawe,
In another important step forwards for free and open standards, plus the future of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, the Khronos Group have open sourced their OpenXR testing suite.

Open source OpenXR runtime 'Monado' expands with multi-application support

By Liam Dawe,
Monado is the in-development OpenXR runtime for VR / AR on Linux and Collabora continue to make excellent progress on bringing it up to eventually support more platforms and features.

Valve moves on from OpenVR, goes all-in with OpenXR for SteamVR

By Liam Dawe,
Recently, Valve released a new SteamVR Beta that was aimed at developers with initial support for the OpenXR specification and it appears they're going all-in.

Valve adds OpenXR support to SteamVR in 'Developer Preview'

By Liam Dawe,
This is quite exciting for the future of Virtual Reality, as Valve as now properly given their backing to the OpenXR standard and added support into SteamVR.

Monado OpenXR runtime for Linux 0.2 out, continues advancing VR

By Liam Dawe,
Collabora have today announced the release of Monado 0.2, their open source OpenXR (VR / AR) runtime for Linux.

Half-Life: Alyx now available on Linux with Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
Just like Valve said to us they would do so, Half-Life: Alyx is now available on Linux using the Vulkan graphics API.

xrdesktop continues expanding the Linux desktop into Virtual Reality with work sponsored by Valve

By Liam Dawe,
Today the hackers over at Collabora announced the release of xrdesktop 0.14, a Valve Software sponsored effort to bring Linux desktops into the VR world.
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