Moonlight enables 2D PC Game Streaming in VR

| June 18, 2018

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Recently we’ve talked a lot about PC VR Game Streaming. Everything up to now has focused on 3D VR Streaming. But what about your collection of normal 2D PC Games? We’ve got that covered too!You might already be familiar with Moonlight Game Streaming on other devices. It’s a popular open-source version of Nvidia’s Gamestream technology. So yes, you do need a Nvidia GPU to use Moonlight (specifically a GTX 650 or higher).

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