How To Launch iRacing in VR

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If you're interested in getting the best, most realistic iRacing experience, then Virtual Reality is what you should definitely be seeking! And you may be wondering how to launch iRacing in VR.

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So, don't worry, here is all you need to know to set it up! iRacing has tailored their game very nicely for VR, and here are all the steps!

The VR headset

There are plenty of options for you to choose your VR headset from. While they are similar in many ways, they are also unique. So, here you'll have to choose which one is the best for you!

Some options include the Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive, or the Primax series. You can also find information and tips on the support website on the different headsets, such as the Oculus Rift. Which consequently, can help you set up VR really easily!

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iRacing VR Wheel
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CHOICES AND OUTCOMES: You get to choose the headset that is the best for you, and you reap the rewards of your choices!

No matter what headset you choose, there will always be dedicated support for configuring that specific headset to iRacing. The manufacturers usually have videos out for showing tutorials on setting them up, by contacting their support teams, or checking their support sites!

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The process of setting up

It is a bit difficult to give you an explanation that covers all the headsets through text. It's also just much easier and clearer through video tutorials! If you have a specific headset, we recommend you search for an iRacing tutorial for your headset of choice.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEqJGvC4PZY

iRacing in-game setting tutorial for VR and setup. Credit: Stuffey

A big part of setting up your VR headset is getting your in-game setting right! It's important that you get the settings exactly how you want them and also tailored to VR. You need your screen to be centred properly, and Stuffey on YouTube has helped drivers get their settings perfected!

Launch iRacing in VR

Lastly, and importantly, you need to know that a lot of the settings may vary by player preference and system performance. And aside from the in-game settings, going to the game files to “renderDX11.ini” is your other go-to.

In it you have to check all your settings and find a balance between performance and graphics quality, as well as proper optimisation.

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iRacing World Vr
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INDULGE IN THE WORLD: Become part of the world of iRacing, as you get as close as you can be to being "inside" the cockpit.

Getting your iRacing setup all readied up is not a tedious task, but in case you run into any problems, the internet will always provide you with solutions. So don't worry and look for solutions online, you'll always find a solution in the end!

For more iRacing tips, tricks and news, make sure to tune in again right here at Racing Games!