VIVEPORT today announced that all Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) headsets will officially gain support on the platform starting June 5. This summer the service is expanding to embrace all major PC VR devices, which also includes the HTC VIVE family, Oculus Rift, Oculus Rift S and soon Valve Index.
Windows Mixed Reality owners will be able to download all WMR compatible titles on the Viveport store while also gaining access to Viveport Infinity, Viveport’s unlimited subscription service.
Viveport boasts a curated library of over 1,700 diverse titles with over 600 available in Viveport Infinity. At launch, over 200 Infinity titles will be compatible with Windows Mixed Reality headsets, allowing WMR owners to take advantage of the subscription service starting June 5. For developers, adding support for Windows Mixed Reality will increase their audience for Viveport content.
“This summer, Viveport is expanding to embrace all major PC VR devices including the HTC VIVE® family, Oculus Rift and Oculus Rift S and soon Windows Mixed Reality and the Valve Index,” said Rikard Steiber, President of Viveport. “Viveport Infinity offers all members unparalleled value and choice when it comes to experiencing and discovering VR content. In addition, we’re connecting Viveport developers to an increased audience pool to monetize their content.”
“We’re excited our customers now have an additional opportunity to discover some of the best content VR has to offer at an accessible price through Viveport Infinity,” said Dan Newell, Director of Mixed Reality at Microsoft. “Adding Windows Mixed Reality support on Viveport strengthens the VR ecosystem for consumers and developers alike.”
Compatible WMR headsets include: Acer, HP, Asus, Dell, Lenovo and Samsung.
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