Valve Index to be formally revealed in May, launched in June

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After the shop web page for Valve’s Index VR headset went dwell on Steam forward of time, Valve has now formally confirmed that a number of the leaked info is actual.

Two retailer pages went on-line on Steam for the Valve Index, and its Base Station monitoring gadgets.

The pages had been clearly unfinished, lacking essential particulars and stuffed with placeholder textual content, and have since been pulled.

But, they did present renders of the Index, and ended up revealing some info, which Valve has now confirmed to be correct. In an announcement to Road to VR, Valve stated it’s capturing for a May 1 reveal for Index.

Pre-orders must also go dwell on the identical day, with an official launch someday in June. Valve’s knuckle controllers, which the corporate has been displaying to builders and evolving for over two years, have now been renamed to Index Controllers.

The identical Index Controllers might be additionally obtainable alongside the headset, however it seems they’re not a part of the package deal – although that clearly doesn’t preclude any type of bundles that include your complete package deal from being provided.

It’s definitely disappointing that the headset seemingly doesn’t function inside-out monitoring, seeing because it’ll proceed to depend on the Valve’s Base Stations. Regardless, we’ll discover out precisely what makes Index particular subsequent month.