3D Drivers for the Oculus Rift

There are currently 2 ways the Oculus Rift interfaces with software. Natively, and with the help of a 3rd party program.

At present there are only two 3rd party programs to make older non-native games work with the Oculus rift. Vireio Perception and VorpX

Vireio Perception Cost: FREE! (Open Source)

The free and open-source 3D driver of the Oculus Rift. Vireio Perception will allow you to play your favorite games in stunning stereoscopic 3D custom tailored for head-mounted displays like the Oculus Rift. Take advantage of full 3 degrees of freedom head-tracking on supported titles and experience virtual reality like you never have before.

Game Support:

  • Dead Rising 2
  • Antichamber
  • Borderlands
  • Batman Arkham City
  • Dishonored
  • Lef 4 Dead 1 & 2
  • Half-Life 2
  • Portal 1 & 2
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Mirror’s Edge
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  • Unreal Tournament 3
  • Dear Ester
  • DiRT 2

 

VorpX Virtual Reality 3D Driver Cost: Estimated $50 (Not released yet)

vorpX brings your favorite games to your virtual reality headset! Many DirectX9-11 titles are supported in true stereoscopic 3D. vorpX is more than just a 3D-driver, many features are specifically tailored towards VR, ensuring the best possible experience when playing your games on a VR headset.

Game Support:

  • Assassins Creed 1+2
  • Batman Arkham City
  • Battlefield 3
  • Bioshock
  • Bioshock Infinite
  • Black Mesa Source
  • Call of Duty – Black Ops 1+2
  • Crysis 1+3
  • Dead Space
  • Dear Esther
  • Deus Ex – Human Revolution
  • Dirt 3 (no head tracking so far)
  • Dishonored
  • Dragon Age 1+2
  • Elder Scrolls: Morrowind (with DX9 mod)
  • Elder Scrolls: Oblivion
  • Elder Scrolls: Skyrim
  • Formula 1 2011 (no head tracking so far)
  • Fallout 3
  • Far Cry 1+3
  • Flight Simulator X
  • Half Life 2
  • Mafia 2
  • Mass Effect 2+3
  • Metro 2033
  • Myst V
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted (no head tracking so far)
  • Portal
  • Quake (with DX9 mod)
  • Race Driver GRID (no head tracking so far)
  • rFactor
  • Slender
  • Splinter Cell 3
  • STALKER – Call of Pripyat
  • System Shock 2 (with DX9 mod)
  • Tomb Raider Underworld
  • Tomb Raider Anniversay
  • The Witcher