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Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) Ultimate Guide

Windows Mixed Reality Ultimate Guide
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Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) has established itself in the VR world with both budget-friendly and premium options from various 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.

Meet Windows Mixed Reality

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Major PC manufacturers including Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung have WMR headsets for sale at different price points, but no matter which one you choose the base experience is going to be the same. If you're thinking that it might be right for you, check out these articles to help you get to know the platform.

What to buy and where to buy it

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Convinced you want to get in on what WMR has to offer, but don't know where to start? We've kept up with the best WMR headsets, accessories, and PCs to power the experience to help you get precisely what you need.

How to get everything set up for Windows Mixed Reality

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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

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There are plenty of games and experiences available in the Microsoft Store, and Steam's enormous library of VR content also has plenty of titles compatible with WMR. We're here to help you sort the great from the not-so-great content.

Troubleshooting Windows Mixed Reality

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

Cale Hunt
Senior Editor, Laptop Reviews

Cale Hunt is a Senior Editor at Windows Central. He focuses mainly on laptop reviews, news, and accessory coverage. He's been reviewing laptops and accessories full time since 2016, with hundreds of reviews published for Windows Central. He is an avid PC gamer and multi-platform user, and spends most of his time either tinkering with or writing about tech.