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Valve Drops Mac Support for SteamVR Less Than Three Years After WWDC 2017 Announcement

Friday May 1, 2020 7:39 am PDT by
Valve on Thursday announced that SteamVR no longer supports macOS so that its team "can focus on Windows and Linux." As noted by UploadVR, Mac users will still be able to use SteamVR by running Windows with virtualization software like Parallels Desktop or VMware Fusion. Valve says legacy builds of the virtual reality platform will also remain accessible on the Mac by right-clicking on...

Apple Offers External GPU Enclosure to Developers As Valve Opens Door to VR Mac Gaming

Tuesday June 6, 2017 2:22 am PDT by
Apple announced a new version of its Metal graphics technology during Monday's keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference. As part of macOS High Sierra, Metal 2 will officially support external GPUs, allowing any Mac with a Thunderbolt 3 port to benefit from graphics hardware powerful enough to run demanding virtual reality applications and games. The native VR support in macOS High...