Apple’s holding its annual WWDC 2017 conference today and most of it has been geared around devices like the Apple Watch and Mac. The company has been fairly tight lipped about any virtual reality (VR) plans, but today has revealed some insight by announcing its teamed up with Valve to bring Steam VR to Mac.
Making the announcement was Apple’s Craig Federighi who revealed very few details about what to expect of when to expect it. What he did say though was that Unity and Unreal Engine two of the biggest middleware applications used for VR would be bringing the VR editors to Mac.
So this will mean headsets like the HTC Vive will soon support Apple’s latest Mac’s – depending on spec – opening up the technology to even more users, making mainstream adoption that little bit easier.
There’s still been no news on whether Apple is developing its own, merely patent details, so that possibility is even greater now for this years conference.
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