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 2017.

  • Install the following workloads:

    • Desktop development with C++

    • .NET desktop development

    • Universal Windows Platform development

  • Install the following individual components:

    • .NET > .NET Framework 4.6.2 targeting pack

    • Compilers, build tools, and runtimes > C++ Universal Windows Platform tools for ARM64

    • Compilers, build tools, and runtimes > VC++ 2017 version 15.9 v14.16 latest v141 tools

    • SDKs, libraries, and frameworks > Visual C++ ATL for ARM64

    • SDKs, libraries, and frameworks > Visual C++ MFC for ARM64

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