20k apps and games, including Halo: Recruit, ready for Mixed Reality available on October 17th

Dave W. Shanahan

Microsoft, Mixed Reality, VR, AR

Microsoft will be introducing new Mixed Reality headsets, apps, and games for Windows 10 and Xbox. Today, Microsoft gave everyone a look at the new Samsung HMD Odyssey, a new Windows 10 mixed reality headset, available now for pre-order. Microsoft also acquired AltspaceVR, a leading social platform in VR.

In addition to all this new and exciting Mixed Reality news, Microsoft will have over 20,000 apps and games available in the Microsoft Store that support Mixed Reality headsets, starting on October 17, 2017. Here is a list of some of the games you’ll see in the Microsoft Store that will be available for mixed reality headsets as part of the Universal Windows Platform (UWP):

  • Obduction
  • Dreams of Dali
  • Space Pirate Trainer
  • Superhot
  • Arizona Sunshine
  • Luna
  • Skyworld
  • Move
  • Free the Night
  • Minecraft
  • Fantastic Contraption

In addition, to these great VR titles mentioned above, Microsoft will have plenty of other VR games available for Windows 10 on Steam. Today, developers will get access to the Windows Mixed Reality SteamVR preview to test out their content. Starting sometime this holiday season, consumers will be able to try out the SteamVR preview too.

Halo fans will want to tune in on October 17 too, so they can get their first look at Halo in mixed reality, with Halo: Recruit.
Head of 343 Industries, Bonnie Ross will be on hand to show Halo fans a first look at Halo: Recruit, to see all your favorite Halo characters in mixed reality for the first time ever.