Alliances will help it grow
HTC is planning to spin off its virtual reality subsidiary to help it build alliances and gain cash from potential strategic partners.
Expecting the VR age
Valve is getting all moist about VR taking off and has allocated more than a third of its developers to coming up with games for the gizmo.
At the Game Developers Conference next week
Valve has sent a brief notification that it plans to unveil a series of free virtual reality “experiments", called The Lab at the upcoming Game Developers Conference, GDC16 that starts next week in San Francisco..
Official price, starts selling February 29
HTC has revealed the last piece of its VR strategy and explained how much it plans to sell Vive VR glasses outside the US.
Test if your PC is VR-ready
Valve has released a free benchmark on Steam that is not meant for virtual reality headsets but rather tests the performance of your system and check if it can handle SteamVR and virtual reality, the SteamVR Performance Test benchmark.
Steam Machines, Controller and Link are ready
Valve has officially announced the launch of its Steam Hardware in the US, Canada, the UK and Europe.
This time they are serious
Valve has confrimed the general availability of its first batch of Steam Machines and hardware accessories.
But lasers, controllers to get wireless in final
HTC has showcased its Re Vive VR glasses that they are bringing to market with Valve, the creator of Half Life and the steam game distribution. We knew that Valve has been working on a VR headset for a while, but we didn’t see them partnering with HTC.
Coming in November
Although the first batch of Steam Machines is expected in November, some manufacturers have already announced their own versions and Valve has now added a full list of Steam Machines, including specifications and prices, over at its Steam site.