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Valve just made watching 360-degree videos much easier in VR

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p Valve has released a native Steam 360 Video Player so that users can easily watch immersive videos on their VR headsets.

360-degree videos aren’t quite as involved as the full VR gaming experience where you can move around and interact with the world around you, but are gaining popularity, with Facebook and YouTube integrating 360-degree videos into their platforms.

Up until now users wanting to watch 360-degree videos on the HTC Vive have had to install additional software, like Virtual Desktop which was time consuming and laborious.

Now Engadget reports that Valve has released Steam 360 Video Player, which not only makes 360-degree video native to the platform, taking out much of the time and effort associated with watching the immersive video format, but also ads some really useful features.

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The Steam store will include Feature Films, Series, Episodic, and Tutorial Content that you can select with a simple click within the VR experience.

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