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Virtual Reality VR in Unity VR Setup VR Camera Setup


When I go to code it has errors saying that the VRDevice is obselute and has been moved and renamed how do I fix?

1 Answer

Quinton Gordon
Quinton Gordon
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Unity has deprecated the UnityEngine.VR namespace used in these videos. Instead of VRDevice you need to add the following namespace:

using UnityEngine.XR;

and then use XRDevice like so:


The change in namespace is documented in the Unity manual here:

Unity Manual: XR

and the scripting API is documented here:

Unity Scripting API: XRDevice

You do not need to have the VR namespace mentioned in the video unless you are using Unity 5.6 or lower as it has been completely depreciated and replaced by the XR namespace. Going forward keep in mind that VR development is moving at breakneck speeds so the official Unity docs are going to be your friend when stuff does not work like shown in the videos.