Daydream VR was revealed alongside the Pixel phones and Google Home last month, but while those other things began to ship, news surrounding Google's latest virtual reality headset remained sparse. However, the Mountain View-based company has just pushed an update to Google VR Services, the framework needed for Daydream VR to work with the Pixel and Pixel XL.
The update, which is not limited to the Pixel phones (I got the update on my 6P running 7.1.1), weighs in at 6.76MB. Google VR Services is also hitting non-Daydream VR-compatible devices because the app provides functionality for Cardboard apps as well.
It's definitely worth noting that even with the VR framework being enabled, the Pixel phones still need another system update for Daydream VR to work. This update, which is most likely coming today, will also contain the November security patch and some other fixes.