Valve enters the virtual reality race with its own headset


Valve Software, the company behind the Steam game platform, announced a major investment in hardware with its own SteamVR headset Monday night.

While Valve released very little information about the SteamVR headset, including price or availability time frame, it said developers interested in creating virtual reality games could try it for themselves at the Games Developers’ Conference in San Francisco next week.

The company is coming late to an already crowded field of “developer-only” VR headsets. Alongside the Oculus Rift, Sony has its own Project Morpheus headset, while Razer announced its own open developer platform OSVR at this year’s CES. Read more…

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