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Half-Life 2 Oculus Rift Support

The Oculus Rift Developer Forums announce official support for Oculus Rift is now available in a new Half-Life 2 beta, enhancing the virtual reality of Valve's shooter sequel. Word is: "This port is a bit more raw than TF2 was when it shipped, so we would appreciate hearing about any bugs you find. Just like in TF2 this mode is experimental, so we really want to hear what you think." Thanks Polygon.

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22. Re: Half-Life 2 Oculus Rift Support May 12, 2013, 07:40 theyarecomingforyou
 
The solution I see is for controls is to make mouse movement relative to the view (i.e. it moves where you aim, not where you face) and make the keyboard turn your view (left/right turn you rather than strafing; they could be modified to strafe with Shift). I'd be surprised if it's competitive for multiplayer, so it would really be best suited to singleplayer games.

As for the resolution, 1080p is a decent starting place. No doubt it will improve through subsequent revisions but if it goes too much higher then a lot of systems will struggle to run it and I imagine the OR will suffer heavily if the framerate is not up to snuff. It would be nice if they focused on upping the refresh rate, as 120Hz would be ideal and they could use OLED rather than TN to get around the viewing angle and colour reproduction issues (the former being less of an issue due to the fixed nature of the headset).
 
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