Questions tagged [steam-vr]

the Steam platform's software for running Virtual Reality games with the Vive, Rift or Oculus VR headsets. Use this tag for interacting with the software. For VR hardware questions, tag with your relevant hardware name instead.

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I got lost, where should I go?

I took a walk in No Man's Sky in order to find Copper. I walked 5 minutes in any direction. Now I got lost and dont know in which direction I must go. The scanner only shows resources.
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How to enable the semi-transparent mesh that indicates the walls of my room in SteamVR?

I looked up the Knowledge Base page about how to set it up, but it describes a step where I manually designate the area boundaries, and yet I did not see such a step in the Room Setup configuration ...
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How to fix the connection error for cameras in Valve Index?

I'm trying to turn on the cameras in the Valve Index headset but the camera test says there's a communication error. All the options in the SteamVR indicate that it should be on and working. Device ...
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Is there a way to play games in VR which have no native VR support?

I'm looking for a way to play PC games in VR which don't officially support VR headsets and tracked motion controllers. Maybe there is a feature for that somewhere in SteamVR or Steam app itself, or ...
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Valve Basestations 2.0 not properly working with SteamVR

I am trying to setup SteamVR to work on Ubuntu 16.04 with two Valve Basestations 2.0 and a HTC Vive tracker. What I did so far is to put the two basestations 5 meters apart and looking at each other....
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Could installing mods to Beat Saber have negative consequences?

I have bought Beat Saber but there are not many songs to play, what are the repercussions if I install more songs with this?
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Will I be missing anything in Steam VR if I use an Oculus Rift S?

I have used the PSVR headset a lot on my PC with Steam thinking that it is a Vive. Now I want something a bit better and given the price of the Valve Index and Vive Pro its the Rift S I am looking at ...
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HTC Vive display is blurry

I recently bought a HTC Vive and on all of my games it looks blurry. I asked a friend who also has a Vive on what I could do, he said change the resolution percentage in Steam VR. I tried this and ...
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Certain VR games give me a D3D11 access violation error as soon as they launch

First, I apologise if this is the wrong place to post this - I don't know where else to put it. If there is a more appropriate forum, I would much appreciate being told about it. I've searched the web ...
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Keep chaperone walls always visible while in SteamVR?

Beacuse I have a limited playspace, and I can not help but having a few obstacles in the playspace near the edges, I would like to force chaperone to be always visible. In this particular instance I'...
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Can I play 2D Steam games on Windows Mixed Reality?

I am considering purchasing one of the new Windows Mixed Reality headsets. Would I be able to play games from my existing Steam library with the WMR headset?
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Prevent HTC Vive from disabling VR due to low performance

I was having issues with some games not loading in VR mode even though SteamVR showed all green. I ended up enabling developer notifications, and saw that I would get a performance warning whenever I ...
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HTC Vive having trouble with non-steam games

I've been able to run steam VR games just fine with my Vive. I have a couple non-steam, standalone games though that support VR natively (don't need something like vorpX). I've had substantial trouble ...
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Oculus rift cv1 - some games are not displaying video in the headset

I have selected "Unknown sources" in my settings. I can see every game i download from the oculus store but when i try to play for example Affected or other steam vr games i only hear the audio, i do ...
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Is my OnBoard graphics chip really capable of rendering VR or is it a flaw in the steam checking tool?

My mainboard is a Asus Z87-A Mainboard. It just left warranty after detecting it can't supply enough power while powering up, so it just turns off in booting process as soon a graphicscard is pluged. ...