Microsoft opens preorders for Windows mixed-reality headsets

On Monday, Microsoft kicked off preorders for the Windows mixed reality devices that will hook in to the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. A new Samsung Odyssey head-mounted display (HMD) joins the existing stock from Acer, Dell, and others.

Microsoft also announced two new mixed-reality services: the virtual-reality social network AltspaceVR, which Microsoft recently acquired, and a new VR experience from Halo developer 343 Industries, called Halo: Recruit.

Alex Kipman, a technical fellow at Microsoft and creator of the company’s HoloLens HDM, gave the preorder announcement this starry-eyed spin: Mixed reality, he said, is “a revolution where we immerse ourselves in virtual worlds of our choosing and we accomplish seemingly impossible things while making lasting memories with the people we love.”

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