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You can play Oculus Rift games on Windows Mixed Reality thanks to Revive

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SteamVR integration with Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) is a big step in the right direction for the emerging VR platform. Still, it doesn't mean you're stuck playing only games available from Steam (or, of course, the Microsoft Store). LibreVR's Revive is a tool that effectively reroutes Rift games downloaded through the Oculus app over to the SteamVR platform. It was initially intended to work with the HTC Vive, but you can get it all working with Windows Mixed Reality.Products used in this guideAmazon: Samsung Odyssey ($310)How to install SteamVRTo use Revive, SteamVR must be installed and working with WMR. If you need a bit of help, we already wrote a guide on getting it set up.How to install the Oculus appThe Oculus app, also known as Oculus Home, is where you can download Rift exclusive games and experiences to use with Windows Mixed Reality. If you don't actually have an Oculus Rift, follow these steps carefully to not get stuck in an install l…

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VIRTUAL REALITYturn your phone into a virtual reality headset with Samsung Gear VR ($99.99). As long as you have one of the supporting phones - Search as a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6, S6 edge edge , or Note5 - snap the device into the eyewear, launch the app and access 360-degree games, videos and other experiences mapped to your head movement (and with 3D spatialized audio, too). Leveraging 2nd appearance 10 minutes later Rift's technology, gear VR works well, and without the hefty price tag a…