Best Steam VR games for HTC Vive on macOS High Sierra

Diana Joan

Aug 17, 2017 05:32 am / Posted by Diana Joan

You must have heard that the new macOS High Sierra is available now and is chock full of refinements and improvements. One of the biggest changes comes with support for SteamVR and HTC Vive. Combined with the new Metal 2 graphics engine, macOS High Sierra will support virtual reality, as the first version of macOS to include virtual reality support. It has enough hardware and software to make you play Steam VR games with HTC Vive on macOS High Sierra.

So what Steam VR games can you play with HTC Vive on macOS High Sierra? In Steam Store, we find some popular Steam VR games that you can play with HTC Vive on macOS High Sierra.

Popular Steam VR games for HTC Vive on macOS High Sierra

1. Dragonflight

Steam VR Game

Dragonflight VR is a multi-level VR experience featuring massive, destructible environments, fast-paced combat with enemy dragons swarming the skies around you, ancient castles teeming with archers, and lost wizard towers shrouded in mist. Ride your dragon over mountainous countryside, through showers of flaming arrows, and then deep into canyons where huge dragons rule. The only way to get a more realistic feeling of riding a dragon than Dragonflight VR would be to breed one!

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: 10.8 and above
  • Processor: 3.1Ghz i5
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Grphics: Radeon Pro Vega 56
  • Storage: 800 MB available space

2. StratoBash

Want to win some cash? Up for a game of StratoBash? Good luck getting to the top, you’ll need it!
Puzzles, combatants, earthquakes, wind storms, explosive traps & more will stand in your way. Complete each island’s requirement to ride a portal up to the next. The quicker you move & the better your stats — the better your prize will be.
The more damage you take, the easier it will be to be knocked off. Same goes for your enemies, whose eyes will grow redder from each hit.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: OSX 10.9+
  • Processor: Quad core +
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 750+
  • Storage: 400 MB available space


EVERSPACE™ is an action-focused single-player space shooter, combining roguelike elements with top-notch visuals and a captivating story. It takes you on a challenging journey through an ever-changing, beautifully crafted universe full of surprises. Your skills, experience, and talent for improvisation will be tested continuously as you piece together the puzzle of your existence through encounters with interesting characters, each having their own unique part of the story to tell. In each exciting run, you will face entirely new situations, ensuring countless hours of thrilling gameplay and generating myriad opportunities for individual, meaningful moments to experience. No matter how skilled you are, death is inevitable but is also only the beginning of a much larger journey.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: El Capitan+
  • Processor: Intel CPU Core i3
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 480 / AMD Radeon HD 5870
  • Storage: 8 GB available space

4. Deep Blue 3D Maze

A multi-dimensional gaming experience beyond anything you’ve ever played before. Deep Blue: Prepare to have your mind blown.
Take a surreal adventure through space, move between unexplored parts of the universe and beware of everything that is purple! This journey requires caution, concentration, and imagination to find the path and avoid danger. Find your way through an impossible platform architecture and escape on time from destruction. 

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+
  • Processor: Intel Celeron 2.4 Ghz
  • Memory: 768 MB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 7300 GT 256mb; for VR support: GeForce GTX 970 (AMD Radeon R9 290)
  • Storage: 1 GB available space

5. InMind 2 VR

InMind 2 is an adventure game which places emphasis on the chemistry behind human emotion, greatly inspired by the Pixar/Disney movie “Inside Out” and (more scientifically) Lövheim’s theory of emotions. On the gameplay side, we take the best from our experiences developing the games InMind and InCell, to create a casual VR experience.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: OS X Mountain Lion+
  • Processor: Intel 2.7 GHz Dual-Core i5
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: No VR Mode: Laptop: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M Desktop: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 or AMD Radeon HD6900 (FullHD resolution)
  • Storage: 500 MB available space

6. Vector 36

Vector 36 is Physics-Based Racer set on the terraformed surface of Mars. You pilot a Skimmer, a completely customizable, surface skimming vehicle. With total control over every component, you are responsible for how your Skimmer performs. Piloting skill and engineering make the difference between winning and losing. 

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+
  • Processor: i5 or equivelent
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1 GB card
  • Storage: 3 GB available space

7. Caretaker Retribution

Caretaker Retribution is a six degrees of freedom first person shooter set inside a massive alien machine.
You can play on PC and Mac. You can also play in VR using an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. The VR is completely optional. If you have an HTC Vive Caretaker Retribution makes full use of room-scale tracked motion controllers. For all other VR platforms a Joypad is needed.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: 10.11+
  • Processor: Intel Core i7
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 M395X or higher
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

8. Siegecraft Commander

Siegecraft Commander offers a real-time strategy (RTS) single-player campaign, while providing both turn-based and RTS options for high-stakes multiplayer matches!
In turn-based matches, plan the location of the towers, units and walls in your fortress to outmaneuver your foes, then tactically think and precisely aim when starting your attack! In real-time, quickly construct a base that can win the war and start an all-out offensive. Both offer easy-to-learn strategic elements combined in subtle ways to yield a rich tactical experience!

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Mac OS X 10.6+
  • Processor: SSE2 instruction set support
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DX9 (shader model 3.0) capabilities
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 2 GB available space

These are some of the best Steam VR games for HTC Vive on macOS High Sierra. If you have a Mac and upgraded to the latest High Sierra, you can try to enjoy the VR games with HTC Vive choosing one of the VR games.