The first Windows Mixed Reality headsets will arrive for consumers this holiday season. The devices from Acer, Asus, HP, Dell and Lenovo start at $399 and we will learn about them this week at IFA in Berlin.
The blog post from Microsoft revealed a new type of certification for PCs that are capable of using Windows Mixed Reality Headsets.
Windows Mixed Reality PCs: will consist of desktops and laptops with integrated graphics. When plugged into these devices, our immersive headsets will run at 60 frames per second.
Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PCs: will consist of desktops and laptops with discrete graphics. When plugged into these devices, our immersive headsets will run at 90 frames per second.
Content is really important when we talk about the Mixed Reality Platform. Microsoft is working with many partners to bring immersive experiences to the Windows Store. Together with 343 Industries, Microsoft is working on bringing future Halo experiences into mixed reality. Furthermore, Microsoft today also announced that Steam content will run on Windows Mixed Reality headsets.