Valve and Google Announce Unity support for their Fri techniques




On the Vision 2016 Summit of Unity in Hollywood have Valve and Google announced it will support the game with their ontwikkelingsplatorm Fri techniques. Valve will make his SteamVR technique works with the platform, Google does the same with his Cardboard.

Vision 2016 summit Valve CEO Gabe Newell was not present, but announced in a short video message that SteamVR also to Unity comes . In addition, developers of Unity gain access to Valve’s SteamVR-platform and vice versa. Valve also developed its own rendering plugin for Unity to enhance the fidelity and performance. Newell finished with an Oprah moment “in which he promised that all existing developers will receive a HTC Vive headset.

Google also announced to go with his support Unity Cardboard platform. Earlier VR or ar devices that support Unity, the Oculus Rift, Hololens Microsoft, Samsung Gear VR, VR and PlayStation HTC Vive. With the announcements of Valve and Google now offers virtually every large company that his sights on virtual reality put Unity support.

The list is also Sony’s PlayStation VR. This system works for anyone who has a PlayStation 4. Sony said during the keynote that ’36 million PlayStation 4 devices. All those devices then support PlayStation VR comes as the glasses. Although the hardware in a PS4 is not as powerful as that of high-end gaming PCs, Sony believes that they can deliver a unique social ‘VR experience.

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey could not fail during the keynote. He announced that a four-month trial period is for Unity Pro, a subscription with an order of the Rift which normally costs $ 75 per month. Further reported Luckey that sent “around 200,000 development boot kits, including DK1- and DK2 devices. The number of Rifts ordered in advance was not clear from the conversation, but Luckey believes that the number of 200,000 in it will not fall as compared to the numbers that will be sold this year.


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