Valve Index Headset Leaks Include June Release Date

Steam Database has details of from some store updates Valve made on Steam today about their just revealed Valve Index virtual reality headsets, before deleting the information. These offered details on the units, and showed a June 15th release date. The Verge has a confirmation that this is legit from Valve spokesperson Doug Lombardi, who tells them "The tech info on that page, while not comprehensive, is accurate." Word is to expect a full announcement on May 1st, and that the June 15th date may shift a bit (you know, Valve Time). Here are the specs they posted before removing them:


  • Headset
  • Integrated Headphones
  • Tether with DisplayPort 1.2 and USB 3.0 Connections
  • Power Adapter
  • Regionalized Power Adapter Plug(s)
  • 2 Face Gaskets (narrow and wide)
  • Cleaning Cloth



  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Dual Core with Hyper-Threading
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA 970, AMD RX480
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Additional Notes: Available DisplayPort (Version 1.2) and USB (2.0+) Port Required


  • Processor: Quad Core +
  • Graphics: NVIDIA 1070 or better
  • Additional Notes: Available USB (3.0+) Port Required for Headset Pass-Through Camera & USB Port Support