HoloLens 2 Prerequisites

Describes the prerequisites needed to successfully configure and run the HoloLens 2 with Unreal Engine.


On this page, you'll find necessary prerequisites needed to start developing with Unreal Engine for the HoloLens 2 platform. 

HoloLens 2 Prerequisites

Here are some links to Microsoft's HoloLens 2 system requirements and tools.

Unreal Engine Visual Studio Configuration

Installing Visual Studio is not enough; you will need to install additional workloads and components.

  • Install or update to the latest version of Visual Studio 2019

  • Install the following workloads:

    • Desktop development with C++

    • .NET desktop development

    • Universal Windows Platform development

  • Install the following individual components:

    • Compilers, build tools, and runtimes > MSVC v142 - VS 2019 C++ ARM64 build tools (latest version). USB Connectivity may also be helpful.

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