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The Oculus Rift "won't cost less than $300" according to VP

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The Oculus Rift

Microsoft has been pretty aggressive when it comes to trying to get people to upgrade to Windows 10 so this may fall in-line with that.

Speaking at the Oculus Connect 2 developer conference in Hollywood, Palmer Luckey, inventor of the Oculus Rift, announced that the Windows 10 version of Minecraft will support the Oculus Rift from next year, allowing players to navigate the blocky environment using a Rift headset and an Xbox One controller.

The dawn of Virtual Reality is upon us, with Valve, Sony and Oculus all prepping their solutions to the new gaming platform for the coming months.

It seems Minecraft has always been destined for a VR experience - be it in first person or on a shrunk-down Hololense stage demo. As the bullets from enemies get closer, you can slow time down and grab the bullets out of the air.

So "everything just works", you basically need my exact PC build: an Intel i5-4590 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and an NVIDIA GTX-970 or AMD 290 video card. Lost in the silent ruins of a devastated space station, without any memories and with an EVA suit heavily damaged, you're the only survivor, and you will have to understand the cause of the catastrophic events that ended the life of your crew. The lighter and more comfortable consumer version will begin rolling out in November for $99 and will include redesigned hardware that will make it compatible with the whole of Samsung's current line of smartphones.

You can read up on the specific dev kit releases and some of the more artistic applications for the Oculus tech at the official site.

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