How Do You Play Assetto Corsa in VR Valve Index?

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By Valerie Becker

Are you looking to experience the thrill of racing in virtual reality? Assetto Corsa is a popular racing simulation game that offers an immersive VR experience.

And if you own a Valve Index, then you’re in luck because it’s one of the best VR headsets on the market. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to play Assetto Corsa in VR Valve Index.

Step 1: Install SteamVR
The first step is to install SteamVR on your computer. SteamVR is a virtual reality platform developed by Valve Corporation that allows users to play VR games using their VR headset. You can download and install SteamVR from the official website.

Step 2: Launch Assetto Corsa
Once you have installed SteamVR, launch Assetto Corsa on your computer. Ensure that your Valve Index is connected and turned on.

Step 3: Configure Assetto Corsa for VR
In order to play Assetto Corsa in VR mode, you need to configure it appropriately. Go to the “Options” menu in the game and select the “General” tab. From there, select “Virtual Reality” and set it to “On.”

Adjusting Graphics Settings for Best Experience

In order to get the best experience while playing Assetto Corsa in VR Valve Index, it’s important to adjust certain graphics settings.

Field of View (FOV)

The field of view (FOV) setting determines how much of the virtual world you can see at once. Setting this too high can cause distortion or reduce performance while too low will limit your view making it harder for you when driving fast.

To adjust this setting go back into Options > Video > Advanced > Field of View and change according to your preference.


Anti-aliasing smooths out jagged edges on objects in the virtual world. However, it can also reduce performance.

To adjust this setting go back into Options > Video > Anti-Aliasing and choose according to your preference.

Playing Assetto Corsa in VR Valve Index

Once you have configured all the settings, it’s time to play Assetto Corsa in VR Valve Index. Put on your headset and select “Drive” from the game’s main menu. You will be transported to the virtual world of Assetto Corsa where you can race against other players or test your skills on various tracks.

Tips for playing Assetto Corsa in VR Valve Index

  • Ensure that you have enough space to move around while playing.
  • Adjust the headset properly for a comfortable fit.
  • Use a wheel and pedal set for a more realistic experience.
  • Start slow and gradually increase speed to avoid motion sickness.

In conclusion, playing Assetto Corsa in VR Valve Index is an exhilarating experience that can take your racing skills to the next level. With proper configuration of settings and tips, you can enjoy a realistic racing simulation like never before.