Provides access to input and output capabilities commonly associated with Virtual Reality (VR). This API is intended to completely replace the WebVR API ( It has been designed to address the issues found in the prior API based on developer, web platform, hardware manufacturer, and implementer feedback.




Specification link

Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • Positive
  • No signal
  • Strongly positive


Intent to Prototype url

Intent to Prototype thread


For more information on the state of WebXR in Chrome, reference this document:

Search tags

XR, VR, Virtual Reality,

Last updated on 2021-12-13