It seems that Valve plans to release its own VR headset along with the Half-Life prequel.
What is known
Steam users have noticed that in digitalA virtual reality slam teaser appeared in the store. The page contains a photo of the helmet and the inscription, which promises to "pump your experience" in May 2019. It is possible that in a month a full-fledged announcement of the VR headset from the creators of Steam will take place.
Outwardly, the Index resembles a headset from HTC, and, byrumored to have a 135 ° field of view and Knuckles EV2 VR controllers. The latter were already shown to the public when they announced Moondust, a game in the Portal universe. Note that in November, Valve's VR headset images were already on the Web, and the devices shown in the teaser and on the merged photos are similar.
Also, according to rumors, together with the "helmet" will come out andprequel to half-life. It is unlikely that there will be a troika in the title, so that Gabe will not break the tradition. According to PC Games N, Valve will ship the game in one box with the Valve Index and Knuckles EV2 controllers.