SteamVR 2.0 is now available in beta, marking an important step towards bringing all the latest features of the Steam platform into virtual reality (VR). Users who opt into the beta will enjoy a new user interface (UI) with various added features. This includes the integration of Steam Chat and Voice Chat, an improved Store showcasing new and popular VR releases, and an updated keyboard with support for new languages, emojis, and themes. The beta phase will allow SteamVR 2.0 to be further enhanced based on user feedback, ensuring a smooth and successful full public launch in the future.
As the first major development in achieving their goal of bringing the best of the Steam platform to VR, the introduction of SteamVR 2.0 beta offers users an exciting array of new features. The enhanced UI now includes most features from Steam and Steam Deck, ensuring a unified experience across platforms. Additionally, the integration of Steam Chat and Voice Chat allows for seamless communication within the VR environment. The improved Store prioritizes new and popular VR releases, providing users with easy access to the latest and most exciting content.
This beta release of SteamVR 2.0 is just the beginning of an ongoing journey to refine and optimize the VR experience. By collecting feedback and addressing any issues that arise, the SteamVR team aims to enhance the platform even further before its full public launch. To try out the new UI, interested users are encouraged to opt into both the SteamVR Beta and Steam Client Beta. The team looks forward to the continued improvement of SteamVR 2.0 as they work towards their ultimate goal of delivering the best possible VR experience to Steam users.