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.




Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 79
  • Chrome for Android release 79

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • Positive
  • 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 2021-05-12