Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition on Oculus Rift in the Works

By: Radu Tyrsina
2 minute read

It seems that VR is the next big thing, with such big companies as Facebook and Microsoft heavily supporting it. Gaming is definitely going to be amazing and here at WindowsReport everybody is excited where this is going to lead in the near future.

Minecraft Windows 10 Edition coming to the Oculus Rift

Microsoft recently made quite a couple of gaming announcement, and one of them involves Minecraft, which is also their game since they’ve acquired Mojang a while back.

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Microsoft and Mojang are teaming up with Oculus in order to provide the first-ever demos of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition on Oculus Rift. Thus, users will be able to Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition in Creative or Survival mode in full 3D using the Xbox One controller that ships with every Oculus Rift.

We’ve known since the beginning of last summer that Oculus Rift will ship with an Xbox One controller in the beginning of 2016, and now it seems that Minecraft is among the first games you will be able to play. However, you should know that Minecraft is one of the 100 games which will be made available by the end of 2016 for the VR headset.

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Have a look below at a gameplay of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition on Oculus Rift and let us know by leaving your comment at the end whether this is something you’d be interested in playing or you’re going to wait for more immersive games.

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition with Oculus Rift support will be available through the Windows Store and Oculus Store this spring, and we’ll make sure to keep you update as to when exactly that happens.

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