Problems select games

albi
Contributor

Problems select games

I have the HTC Vive and it's connected to my gaming PC. I play games pretty regularly but i have to select the game on the on the PC first. Was wondering if there is a way to select the game within the VR from the list of games i have? Is there an application for this i can buy or get ;or a feature i might have turned off? Any help is appreciated.

Vive Staff

Re: Problems select games

Are you having these issues launching only Viveport titles or does it also affect Steam titles? 


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albi
Contributor

Re: Problems select games

Yes.

It is also affecting steam titles. 

Vive Staff

Re: Problems select games

@albi

 

Just to understand: Your issue is that you want to launch games without taking the headset off?

Thanks,

-John C

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Emexrulsier
Constructor

Re: Problems select games

I have found many times, that you can't launch games in the headset menus until they have been loaded atleast once from the PC.
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albi
Contributor

Re: Problems select games

Yes, I would like to know if there is an App or a way that i can do this? Load a game thru the headset.

albi
Contributor

Re: Problems select games

Really? After loading the game at least once it should work?

Emexrulsier
Constructor

Re: Problems select games


albi wrote:

Really? After loading the game at least once it should work?


Yeah thats how it is for me on anything from Viveport, infact I think I have even had steam games that don't show on the steam library until I have launched them from the PC interface first.

The only way to win is not to play
Vive Staff

Re: Problems select games

@Emexrulsier

 

Did that work for you?


Thanks,

-John C

"Welcome to the desert of the real."

If your base station has a Fault 02/03 error or a red light or both, the ONLY solution is to contact our support and set up an RMA. There is no user fix for this issue.

Vive Care Operating Hours: 9am to 6pm PST, M-F