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Woops - Valve accidentally put up the Valve Index, Base Station and Controllers unfinished store pages

By Liam Dawe,
What could possibly be a little prank from Valve, the unfinished Steam store pages for the Valve Index, Valve Index Base Station and Valve Index Controllers went online a little too early.

Valve have now officially teased their own VR headset with Valve Index

By Liam Dawe,
While details are extremely light, we now know Valve's VR headset is called the Valve Index and more details are coming soon.

OpenXR from The Khronos Group and Monado from Collabora could unify VR & AR

By Liam Dawe,
The Khronos Group recently announced a provisional specification of OpenXR, a royalty-free open-standard aimed at unifying access to VR and AR (collectively known as XR) devices. Also, Collabora announced Monado, a fully open source OpenXR runtime for Linux.

Reports: Valve making their own VR HMD and apparently a new VR Half-Life

By Liam Dawe,
It appears Valve are truly getting more serious about Virtual Reality as they appear to be making their own headset. On top of that, apparently a new Half-Life VR game is coming.

Locomancer, a VR model train simulation building game adds Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
This is pretty sweet! Locomancer, a Virtual Reality game about building a model train set has added Linux support.

Valve have opened up the code for their VR 'Moondust' tech demos, also a third revision of the Knuckles controller

By Liam Dawe,
What will hopefully help developers work on VR projects using Valve's experimental "Knuckles" controllers, Valve have opened up the source code for their Moondust Knuckles Tech Demos.

PSVR is running on Linux with OpenHMD and OpenHMD-SteamVR

By Liam Dawe,
A reader emailed in to show off that they've been able to get the PSVR headset working on Linux with Steam using OpenHMD and OpenHMD-SteamVR.

Valve continue to make VR easier with their new SteamVR Input system

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have expanded their VR support, with the introduction of their SteamVR Input system which is very much like what they've done for gamepads in the main Steam client.

HTC Vive PRO HMD pre-orders open, standard Vive has price drop

By Liam Dawe,
HTC has recently announced that the HTC Vive PRO HMD is now available to pre-order with shipping expected in April, on top of that the normal Vive has seen a price drop.

SteamVR beta updated to fix a radv crash and 'fixes' Vive Pro on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
A small SteamVR beta is out that fixes an OpenGL crash with the AMD radv drivers and it also fixes support for the Vive Pro on Linux.

Keith Packard's video from 'LinuxConfAu 2018' talking about Virtual Reality and Linux is up

By Liam Dawe,
Keith Packard has been consulting for Valve for the past year to get Virtual Reality devices hooked up and properly working on Linux. Take a look at his presentation from LinuxConfAu 2018.

Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE releases with same-day Linux support, compatible with the non-VR version

By Liam Dawe,
Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE is another Virtual Reality title with same-day Linux support from Croteam, so those of you with expensive headsets can make things go boom!

The Talos Principle VR is now live with a discount for owners of the original

By Liam Dawe,
For those of you with a fancy HTC Vive, you might want to check out The Talos Principle VR which launched with Linux support.

The Talos Principle VR will have Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Croteam announced The Talos Principle VR and the good news is that it seems it will support Linux too.

The HTC Vive just had a price cut, VR just became a little more accessible

By Liam Dawe,
Virtual Reality just became a little more accessible, as the HTC Vive has had what looks like a permanent price cut!
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