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How to play SteamVR games with the Pico Neo 3 Link?

In this article you will learn how to play SteamVR games with the Pico Neo 3 Link.

What is needed:

  • Pico Neo 3 Link headset
  • DisplayPort cable
  • VR ready computer

How to play SteamVR games on the Neo 3 Link:

  1. You need a PC with the following specifications:
    • DisplayPort 1.4 and USB 2.0 or better
    • IntelCore i5-4590, AMD Ryzen 1500 or better
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, AMD Radeon RX 480 or better
    • 8 GB RAM or more
    • Windows 10 or above
  2. Visit the official Pico site and download the Pico-Link software.
  3. Download Steam (green download button above).
  4. Open Steam and search for SteamVR. Click on Install.
  5. Now turn on your Pico Neo 3 Link. 
  6. Plug the USB-C end of the DisplayPort cable into the top of the USB-C port on your headset. 
  7. Use the screwdriver to tighten the cable. 
  8. Then plug the other two ends, the USB and the DisplayPort end, into your computer. If your PC only supports Mini-DP, use the Mini-DP adapter that comes with the headset.
  9. Now open Pico Link on your computer. The program will automatically test your PC configurations.
  10. In the next step select DP mode.
  11. Now put on your Neo 3 Link. Select Start DP Connection.
  12. If the connection is successful, you can now select a SteamVR game with your controller. Once selected, the PC VR experience will start in your Neo 3 Link headset.

You should now know how to play SteamVR content on your Pico Neo 3 Link.

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How to play SteamVR games with the Pico Neo 3 Link?

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