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Steam VR will use Vulkan on Linux, demo shown off on Linux, new Vive controller being made

By Liam Dawe,
Well, news from SteamDevDays is starting to trickle into my feed and I will do my best to keep up with it all for you. First up is Steam VR which will finally support Linux and the big news is that it will use Vulkan to do it.

Looks like VR support for Linux will be shown off at SteamDevDays this week, about time

By Liam Dawe,
VR support for Linux has been lacking and the communication around it has been pretty damn poor by Valve and HTC, but it seems this is about to change at SteamDevDays.

VR Funhouse from Nvidia to be open sourced this summer

By Liam Dawe,
VR Funhouse is currently a Windows only advanced VR game, but the interesting thing is that Nvidia claim they will open source it.

A third of Valve now working on VR, still no Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
A Valve developer on reddit has talked a bit about Valve and VR, and he specifically stated that a third of Valve is now working on VR. A third of Valve, yet still no Linux support.

Razer announces the HDK2 VR headset, will support OSVR and SteamVR

By Liam Dawe,
The HDK2 from Razer will use their OSVR ecosystem - an open source ecosystem supporting multiple types of hardware brands.

XCavalypse, clean up a zombie apocalypse with an excavator now on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
This is kinda of amusing in a weird way, in XCavalypse you're cleaning up a city after a zombie apocalypse with a fleet of excavators.

First Steps with OpenVR and the Vive on Linux

By Cheeseness,
While not officially supported, it turns out that through SteamVR and Valve's OpenVR, the HTC Vive "works" on Linux with some minor permission changes.

Oculus Rift VR Headset To Support Linux

By Cheeseness,
There's currently a project on Kickstarter called the Oculus Rift, which aims to break the multi thousand price barrier for (comparatively) high resolution, consumer ready HMDs and bring in higher response time head tracking functionality.
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