Steam VR, the HTC Vive, is finally here!

The HTC Vive/SteamVR device is finally available for use, with a large collection of games, and some awesome looking features.

HTC have finally released their much anticipated Virtual Reality system, and it looks quite amazing! If you checked out our In-depth comparison of upcoming VR Devices: VIVE, PS VR, Oculus Rift, and more, you'll certainly be quite familiar with the device, so I won't bore you with too many of the technical details. I will show you the awesome looking teaser, however!

The device will run you $799.00 (£689.00), and can be bought directly from HTC's website, right here. There are a plethora of games already available for the device on steam, with Job Simulator, Google's Tilt Brush and Fantastic Contraption all included with the device. There are also quite a few free and in development games you can get your hands on. All in all, there are currently 159 VR specific games available on Steam.

You will also remember the Steam Desktop VR feature we discussed in our article, which basically allows you to play all your Steam games in a VR setting with the use of the Game Theater option. Steam have also announced some cool looking features for their own games, with a spiffy video of a DotA 2 being viewed in theater mode.

If you're still on the fence about this cool new hardware, check out the full details and a bunch of great videos, including the ones above, on the SteamVR main page.

If you're thinking of buying the game, or are lucky enough to have one already, let us know what you think about it in the comments section below.

Featured Contributor

Published Apr. 9th 2016
  • Pierre Fouquet
    Featured Correspondent
    I'm really confused why Valve/HTC (whoever is dealing with it) hasn't sent me Vive yet...

    Come on guys.

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