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  1. Hi, Thanks to Santa Claus, i ve a Oculus Rift VC1. It is just amazingly immersive in simulation like X-plane. I was expecting to use it also with with SQUAD ... but i couldn t make it work. Of course i ve searched on the net ( specially here) but what i understand of the situation is the following : "As SQUAD is Unreal Engine based it was natively working but with some drawbacks. Starting a version this winter the compatibility has been broken. Since then ..no news" Is my understanding inline with reality ? When can we expect a VR compatibility ( partial or total) ? Regards & Thanks for your help. Fred.G
  2. Does anyone know how to get the game to run using a Vive? I don't want to play in the theater mode I want the full immersion perspective.
  3. https://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=romB8e5nMp8 Are you ready to team up on the bridge of your own starship in VR? And go on your own 5 year mission to explore new worlds? Iam! This looks ton of fun! Any trekkies out there? https://youtu.be/romB8e5nMp8 If you arnt on phone.
  4. This would be amazing in Squad with VR, including free look with head movement. Devs if you want a tester for any future vr with Squad... am in.. (Vive) Skip to 34 mins.
  5. http://www.vrchat.net/ Went looking for a VR chat space for web sites and found this site.....haven't tried it, but maybe it could work? Set up a VR chat site for Squad maybe? Have a link or entry into the space here on the forum....maybe even have a VR version of the forum? What you think?
  6. So is it the holy grail? is it good? Any negatives? Well lads sit down with a cup of tea and ill fill ya in on old Paras thoughts on the HTC VIVE,, Let's jump in.
  7. Ladies and Gentleman, I present you: The Future, something that I could only dream of when I was a child.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB9jCEXVQDkRift is the device that will take us to the VR/Technological future that we dreamed in the 80s. Nothing more righteous that honor the 80s with it.
  8. Will Squad support any types of VR? Coming from being a full time Arma player I really would like to know if I can or will be able to make use of my Track IR when playing squad. I believe this is crucial to be able to look left and right and not be so horse blind when playing shooters. Any information would be appreciated!
  9. So, we have the Unofficial SLI Configuration thread and it's worked for some people, but the scaling is pretty terrible The thought of true SLI and Crossfire support for Unreal Engine 4 and Squad is shared by many of us that have multi-GPU systems. Well, it looks like it's coming soon! At the VRX 2015 conference in San Francisco, Nvidia and Epic Games announced their partnership and laid out their plans for virtual reality (VR). This includes VR SLI support in Unreal Engine 4! Read about it here. So yes it focuses on VR, but I imagine old school SLI support is bound to make it's way to us soon too! I sure hope so!
  10. Will there be any support for VR, for example the Oculus Rift? I know that UE4 supports it but I don't know if it's been talked about on here. I also heard that freelook might be implemented like it is in Arma, is there any truth to that? I haven't had the chance to play Squad yet, but I played PR and I've seen youtube videos of Squad being played (it looks awesome), and VR (with freelook) would be an amazing experience. thanks
  11. This is one thing they really need in Arma series, but depending on how detailed this game graphics settings are going to get, i think that this should be a must. Having server options available to limit, have minimal, and or actual graphics and hardware settings requirements for a player to be able to join a in game server. What i mean by this is like in Arma you are able to disable grass, change how detailed objects are drawn, FOV, draw distance, particles, shadows, 3rd person, sound sources, and so on. Now having any of these setting enable, disabled, max out or turned right down can give an unfair advantage on an other play that might not be able to adjust these setting due to performance issues, or even someone trying to play ultra realistic with max settings, ect. I don't want to cast a shadow i can't see or hide in grass the enemy can't see. Also having server requirements for hardware like VR equipment must be used and Microphone must be connected should be an options as well. Have a pop-up window when attempting to join a server saying "user graphical settings are not enabled to join this server, LIST REQUIREMENTS, do you want to enable? Y/N" or for the hardware requirements "Hardware required to join server ie. VR,MIC please install it to join). if they don't meet the requirements, they can't join that server. Also disable/limit the clients graphics setting the server requires from being changed when in server game. Having these server options would allow an even playing ground in terms of what the players can or can not see. If this is implemented the game content libraries if they are not going to be should be protected/signed to stop people from modifying textures and models for that players benefit.