During IFA 2017, ASUS went on stage to reveal more details about their new Windows Mixed Reality Headset. Unlike the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, This headset is said to be more better in 3 different ways. The first is area of improvement is the 3D-Playgon design. It has over 100 different sides to it which give it a truly unique look from the other headsets. Comfort is improved with the “Balanced Crown Design”. ASUS found a way to evenly distribute the weight of the headset for a better VR experience. The final improvement is hygiene which something that people rarely talk about. Sharing a VR headset can be gross if it is not cleaned the right way. This headset has a anti-bacterial surface and quick-drying materials to handle those sweating in VR. ASUS Windows Mixed Reality Headset is expected to launch in time for the Holiday season.
What games will be on it?
Microsoft recently announced that Windows Mixed Reality headsets will support VR games from Steam. This is great news considering that Steam has a solid library of games already. Many people thought Microsoft would force use to use the Windows 10 app store for VR games but thankfully, That is not the case. ASUS says that there will be over 20,000 supported apps and games on the mixed reality platform.