NetStars requires a VR-ready computer and either the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift VR Headset with controllers. If you are new to VR, we are humbled that you would consider the hardware investment in order to purchase NetStars. If you have questions or need further assistance visit our Steam Community Hub.

Hardware Requirements

VR SYSTEM

To start you need a VR-ready PC and either the HTC VIVE (recommended) or Oculus Rift + Touch Controllers.
Note that if you want additional leg tracking then you will need the HTC Vive with controllers and two additional HTC trackers.

VR READY PC

Minimum Computer Specs
• Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 290 or better
• CPU: Intel Core i5 4590 or greater
• RAM: 8GB or more
• Video port: HDMI 1.3
• USB port: 2 USB 3.0 ports for Rift / 1 USB 2.0 or faster for Vive
• OS: Windows 7
• Storage: 930 MB available space
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Software Requirements

STEAM SOFTWARE

Steam is a game distribution platform which is a must for NetStars.  DOWNLOAD STEAM

HTC VIVE or OCULUS SOFTWARE

Install and setup Vive Software or Oculus Software depending on system.

NETSTARS

Purchase and install NetStars game.
Note your surroundings before playing in VR.

Make Your Own Leg Tracking Knee Pads

Whether you are an up-and-comer butterfly goalie or an aging has-been, protect your knees in play with knee pads. If you want to take it one step further, NetStars supports leg tracker with HTC Vive Trackers. See the parts list and instructional video below to build your own.

1. Knee Pads BUY (2)
2. Leg Trackers BUY (2)

3. 1/4″x1 1/2″ Neoprene Washer BUY (2)
4. 1/4″-20x5/8″ Screw BUY (1PKG.)
5. #12 Finishing Washer BUY (1 PKG)

6. Tape Measure
7. Phillips Screwdriver
8. Sharpie Marker
9. 1/4″ Hole Punch

Instructions
• Attach trackers to knees or legs.
• Turn on and pair trackers.
• In NetStars, under settings toggle trackers on.
• Step on green footprints in-game and click Set Pad Position button.