When Microsoft announced Mixed Reality, SteamVR, Halo and few others were on the list to make sure Windows 10 Mixed Reality gets a good push. This was a bit shattered when we heard, last month, that SteamVR will not be available with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update during October 17th Rollout.
Now it looks like SteamVR will be available but only in Preview which means it’s going to take at least a year for things to mature, and by next year we will have a new generation of devices. Starting today, the developers will be able to start testing their SteamVR games on Windows 10 Mixed Reality Headset on Windows 10.
Valve’s SteamVR is huge in terms of VR games, and Microsoft did partner with them but seems like The platform is going to take some time to mature including games from SteamVR.
Gamers love choice, and there is no bigger collection of VR games than on Steam. Last month we shared that we are working with Valve to run SteamVR content on Windows Mixed Reality immersive headsets. Starting today, developers will be provided access to the Windows Mixed Reality SteamVR preview so they can try out their experiences. This holiday, consumers will get access to this preview.
Microsoft also announced that there will be more than 20,000 apps in the Microsoft Store that will support Mixed Reality, and there will be game titles like Obduction and Dreams of Dali from InceptionVR, Space Pirate Trainer, Superhot, Arizona Sunshine, Luna, Skyworld, Move, Free the Night, Minecraft, Fantastic Contraption that will be available for those headsets.