Valve releases new SteamVR beta with updated Desktop Theater mode

Valve has just released another SteamVR beta, with the new update including reworked parts of the software. Valve still considering it SteamVR a beta, so it’s not expected to be perfect.
SteamVR beta

The key features like SteamVR’s Desktop Game Theater, Keyboard and Dashboard all received some work in the new update, with the Desktop Game Theater being a mode where all games can be play in VR, on a virtual screen.

The new SteamVR beta updated the visual quality of the screen, with gaze-based controls provided to adjust and realign the image you see, in the case of drift. Valve has also included keyboard support that follows your desktop PC and its locale settings while the Dashboard feature allows you to customize the play area, color, and opacity.

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