Quick Start

This is the guide on how to create your first Unreal project for Varjo headset.

1. Install SteamVR

Download and install from Steam page 

2. Install Varjo base

3. Install Epic Launcher

4. Install UE 4.23

Open Epic Launcher 

Go to Unreal Engine tab 

Install UE 4.23 

5. Install Varjo plugin from Marketplace

In the Epic launcher navigate to Unreal Engine tab, select marketplace and search for “Varjo” to find a plugin for adding it to your UE installation. Direct link for the browser is here: https://www.unrealengine.com/marketplace/en-US/assets?keywords=varjo 

6. Start Unreal engine

Launch Unreal Engine 4.23 

7. Create New Project

Create a “New Project” – Select “Blueprint” tab and “Blank” project from the list of templates. 

8. Enable Varjo plugin

From “Edit”->”Plugins, From “Installed”->”Virtual Reality”, enable Varjo plugin. Press “Restart Now” to apply changes. 

9. Disable SteamVR plugin

From ”Built-In”, “Virtual Reality”, Disable SteamVR plugin, to make sure that the content runs against the Varjo Runtime. Click “Restart Now” to apply changes. 

10. Run the project

To run on the headset or in Varjo software emulator, select “Play”“VR Preview” 

11. Check the Performance and Visual Quality guidance

Tune the project with the guidance from Performance and Visual Quality page.