Epic Games announced today that its Unreal Engine 4 middleware game development tools suite can be used to create virtual reality content for Valve's SteamVR technology. Valve started sending out its HTC Vive VR headsets to game developers this week. Now those who want or already are using Unreal Engine 4 can make content for Valve's VR offering.
The support for the Vive comes from the version 4.8 preview release that came out it week. It promises support for SteamVR's unique features including room-scaling and laser-based tracking systems.