There's a little element; however, HP's website calls its new headset "a more immersive, comfortable, and suitable expertise" than the Reverb, and an e-mail from the corporate calls it a "no-compromise VR headset". The headset will be an improved version from the previous model with more immersion, comfortability, and compatibility. Valve obviously have SteamVR, which has provided the basis for headsets like HTC Vive and their own in-house Valve Index, but Microsoft partnered with a number of PC manufacturers (including HP) a couple years ago to launch Windows Mixed Reality (WMR). And, with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we suspect it might be months before we see or hear anything else from HP on this front.
VR has had a surge in interest over the last few months in anticipation of Half-Life: Alyx, Valve's first feature-length VR game and the first return to the Half-Life universe in over a decade. And it's the new standard in VR.More news: Kevin Hart and Wife Eniko Parrish Expecting Baby No. 2
HP is teasing its "next-gen" Reverb G2 VR headset developed in collaboration with Valve and Microsoft.
HP has already found an audience with its relatively low-cost virtual reality headset, the $179 USD HP HMD. However, if you're interested, you may sign up here to get notified whenever the new HP VR headset becomes available.More news: Asian shares jump after Dow's biggest gain since '33
HP already teamed up with Microsoft and created the Reverb as a part of the Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality lineup.
The device even has a page on Steam and unfortunately not much more.More news: Redmi Note 9S with 5000mAh Battery, 48MP Quad Camera Setup Launched
HP has announced that they will be releasing a refresh to their Reverb VR headset. The game received a 9/10 in the GameSpot review.