- Dec 11, 2018
That may not sound like a lot. But comparing it to other currently niche items on the Hardware Survey shows PC VR is off to a great start.
In April 2019, Valve reported Steam reaching 90 million monthly active users. If we assume that figure has now grown to roughly 100 million, we can estimate the number of Steam users with a VR headset as roughly 1,070,000.
Over the next few months, Valve’s “flagship” AAA title Half-Life: Alyx, and its incredibly positive reception across the games industry, may be a primary driver of this growth- assuming Facebook & Valve can ramp up to produce enough headsets to meet demand. We won’t, however, see the effect of Alyx on PC VR usage until the next report in May, according to Valve.
More Than 1 Million Steam Users Now Have A VR Headset
Steam's Hardware Survey now includes any headset used in the past month, revealing that 1.29% of users have a SteamVR compatible headset! Here's which ones.