Have you ever wanted to use Unreal Engine 5 to try out virtual reality? We’ll demonstrate to set up any VR headset using Unreal Engine 5.1 as per ‘Smart Poly’ in under ten minutes.
Additionally, we’ll demonstrate how to load a unique map into the VR template, whether it’s one you created yourself or one you purchased from the Unreal Engine marketplace. So without further ado, let’s start right now.
If you’re utilizing the Oculus Quest 2, the first step to getting started with VR in Unreal Engine is to obtain the following:
- Download the Oculus desktop app for your computer.
- Install the Oculus desktop application after the download is complete and log in using the same credentials you use to log into your headset.
- Turn on your headset and select the quest link from the settings to pair.
- Confirm the pairing code and click continue to pair your headset to the Oculus desktop application.
- Download steam VR and log in with your steam account and launch it.
- To test out VR inside Unreal Engine, open steam VR and leave it open.
When Creating an Actual Unreal Engine VR project With Unreal Engine 5.1, you need to follow these steps:
- Launch on religion 5.1
- Virtual reality template under games and click create.
- Click the three-dot icons at the top to play the test.
- Make sure the Oculus desktop application and steam VR are open before playing tests.
- After opening steam VR, put on your headset, go to settings, quest link, select your computer, and click launch to launch the application on your headset.
So basically, this means that you are good to go on your headset. Literally, all you need is the Oculus desktop app, steam VR, and a copy of Unreal Engine. And so now we can actually test out the VR inside of Unreal Engine 5.1.
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