Valve to show off a VR prototype at Steam Dev Days in January
Valve is set to show off another unannounced new piece of kit to developers at their developer-only forum in January.
One of the panels that they have planned for Steam Dev Days in January is about virtual reality and it seems that they have a working prototype to show off to developers.
The spiel about the panel says, "We’ve figured out what affordable Virtual Reality (VR) hardware will be capable of within a couple of years, and assembled a prototype which demonstrates that such VR hardware is capable of stunning experiences. This type of hardware is almost certainly going to appear in short order, and the time to starting developing for it is now. This talk will discuss what the hardware is like, and the kinds of experiences it makes possible. A few attendees will be randomly selected to try out the prototype following the talk."
As well as that their own hardware they have invited the boys from Oculus Rift over with the headset's creator also giving a seminar on porting games over to VR gear.
Steam Dev Days run on the 15th and 16th of January in Seattle at the Washington State Convention Center and will be a press-free zone.