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    Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality HMDs to run Steam content

    And first party games on the way to Microsoft partner HMDs will include a new Halo.
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    Re: Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality HMDs to run Steam content

    60fps while the Rift and Vive target 90?

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    Re: Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality HMDs to run Steam content

    Quote Originally Posted by Wrinkly View Post
    60fps while the Rift and Vive target 90?
    Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PCs: will consist of desktops and laptops with discrete graphics. When plugged into these devices, our immersive headsets will run at 90 frames per second.
    From this line I assume that if you have a capable PC it will instead run at 90fps.

    These headsets also look like they have cameras that should allow you to see through the headset, so I assume you could set them up to view a keyboard or HOTAS. With the right setup software you should be able to define a what is visible throughout the whole visible sphere around you.

    edit: watching a couple of other videos the things on the front seem to be sensors and not cameras, oh well.
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    Re: Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality HMDs to run Steam content

    It's mixed reality so there would have to be some sort of camera for Augmented stuff to work.

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    Re: Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality HMDs to run Steam content

    60fps with integrated graphics is neat

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    Re: Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality HMDs to run Steam content

    Utter fail. Seems these headsets require you to be looking at the controllers to know where they are.

    Impossible to serve a tennis ball as the headset can't see the controller above your head.
    Impossible to shoot the bad guy sneaking up behind you as the headset can't see the controller behind your back.
    Impossible to shoot the bad guy on the right if you are looking left.

    These are the things we take for granted with both the Rift and the Vive.

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    Re: Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality HMDs to run Steam content

    BTW you can still get the Rift bundle for £399 at overclockers.co.uk. The sale ends on Tuesday when it goes up to £499.

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