Windows Mixed Reality Ultimate Guide

Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) has entered the VR arena, offering a varied selection of headsets and motion controllers from a variety of manufacturers. The platform's integration with SteamVR has only expanded the selection of games, apps, and experiences already found in the Microsoft Store, offering up an overall impressive library. Whether you recently got your hands on a WMR headset or you already have some experience under your belt, this guide aims to provide you with recommendations, suggestions, and help with the emerging VR platform.

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Meet Windows Mixed Reality

Coming out of the gate with five different headsets from five different manufacturers, including Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung, WMR is available at a few different price points. If you're thinking that it might be for you, check out these articles to help you get to know the platform.

Powering Windows Mixed Reality

Compared to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, WMR doesn't require nearly as much PC power to get it off the ground, though some games do need a fair amount of power to run properly. These articles will help you get acquainted with what's required to run regular WMR and WMR Ultra, as well as some pre-built PC options that make it easy to get going.

How to get everything set up for Windows Mixed Reality

Now that you have a WMR headset and a PC to run it, it's time to get started! Use these links to get everything set up quickly and properly.

Games, apps, and experiences for Windows Mixed Reality

Games, apps, and experiences for Windows Mixed Reality

There are plenty of games and experiences available already in the Microsoft Store with more on the way every day. Don't forget about Steam's enormous library of VR content! We're here to help you sort the great from the not-so-great content.

Troubleshooting Windows Mixed Reality

Even the best systems experience issues, and WMR is no different. Luckily, most issues can be taken care of quickly and easily. If you're experiencing problems with WMR, be sure to check out these links for help.

Updated Janurary 30, 2018: This list has been refreshed to ensure you're still getting a complete roundup of our Windows Mixed Reality articles.