Dive into many of the most popular VR games available today. Windows Mixed Reality for Steam®VR allows you to experience more than 2,000 titles from the Steam®VR library.
All Reviews:
5 user reviews - Need more user reviews to generate a score
Release Date:
Nov 15, 2017

Sign in to add this item to your wishlist, follow it, or mark it as not interested

Early Access Software

Get involved with this software as it develops.

Note: This Early Access software is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to use this software in its current state, then you should wait to see if it progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“This early access release gives consumers a chance to try out their favorite SteamVR experiences on Windows Mixed Reality headsets and give feedback to the developers.”

Approximately how long will this software be in Early Access?

“Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR will remain in Early Access until consumers and developers have had a chance to test titles and the experience is stable for the majority of games and apps. We don’t yet have specific timelines to share but lookout for more information soon.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We are actively addressing experience, performance and stability issues that will make the full release of Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR is currently targeted at consumers who want to be first to try out their Steam titles on Windows Mixed Reality. There are some known performance and experience issues that we are actively addressing. Early feedback will help spot new issues with a breadth of content.”

Will this software be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR will remain a free tool for consumers to enjoy content from their Steam Library on their Windows Mixed Reality headsets.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We're eager to gather your feedback during this early access release to make the full release of Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR a smashing success. If you run into any issues during Early Access please provide feedback through the Windows Feedback hub or through the Community Hub here on Steam.”
Read more

Use Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR


Recent updates View all (17)

March 10

Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR Beta Updated

The public beta has been updated to version 0.1.976

This update fixes an issue on Windows Insider builds that can cause some high-demand apps to run at 60FPS instead of 90FPS.
0 comments Read more

March 8

Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR Updated

Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR has been updated to version 0.1.961. Key changes include

  • Increased thumbstick control deadzone from 20% to 25% and made the value configurable
  • Increased thumbstick movement control from about 0.9 m/s to 2.7 m/s
9 comments Read more
See all discussions

Report bugs and leave feedback for this software on the discussion boards

Getting Started

After downloading Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR make sure to head over to the setup instructions to get started. Here you'll learn more about getting the right version of Windows, playing games, and troubleshooting setup issues.

About This Software

Imagine the thrill of VR combined with a phenomenal sense of presence. That’s the magic of Windows Mixed Reality, where you can escape to the most immersive experiences – touring top travel destinations, getting inside the most exciting games, attending the most popular events, even travelling across time and space – right in your own home, with you at the center of everything. And with quick, easy setup, this amazing new world is just minutes away.

Hardware Recommendations

PC requirements vary for available apps & content on Steam. Please see the minimum requirements per title. Additionally we've found that running SteamVR on a PC with a GTX 1070 video card (or equivalent) and an Intel Core i7 processor on the latest version of Windows works well with a broad range of SteamVR applications.

If your PC does not meet these specs you won't be blocked from running Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR however this may impact the performance and quality of the overall experience.

Windows Mixed Reality Headsets

There are several Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality headsets to choose from, and all will work with Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR. You can learn more about available hardware here.

For Developers

Windows Mixed Reality SteamVR allows developers to test and optimize their SteamVR experiences for Windows Mixed Reality headsets. Once you've setup Windows Mixed Reality SteamVR go to the developer documentation to learn more about tuning your Steam application for Windows Mixed Reality.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 4590 (4th generation), quad core (or better) / AMD Ryzen 5 1400 3.4Ghz (desktop), quad core (or better)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 Fall Creator’s Update
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1070 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
Customer reviews
High Volume of Reviews Detected:
Exclude  or  View Only
Review Type

Purchase Type


Date Range
To view reviews within a date range, please click and drag a selection on a graph above or click on a specific bar.

Show graph

Display As:
Review Beta NEW!
When enabled, will sort reviews by new Helpfulness score. Read more about it in the blog post.
Show graph
Hide graph
Review Helpfulness Beta Enabled
There are no more reviews that match the filters set above
Adjust the filters above to see other reviews
Loading reviews...