Minecraft is now available on Oculus Rift for Windows 10 beta edition owners

Minecraft, Windows 10, Xbox

After weeks of speculation and rumors, the folks over at Mojang have officially announced that Oculus Rift Support is now available as a part of a free update to all owners of the Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta.

Overall, under the hood of the app, the Windows 10 DX 11 performance was optimized to augment the entire VR experience. Additionally, the update also brings the following new features to the VR experience:

  • Keyboard and mouse support!
  • VR control options for immersive comfortable turning with the Xbox One controller.
  • MSAA for crisp visuals, new render distance settings that will make use of powerful VR graphics cards
  • Granular customisation of VR settings, so you can mix-n-match for personalised comfort!

So, if you already own Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition, and also the Oclus Rift, all you need to do is to download the bespoke launcher from the Oculus store to get the full stereoscopic experience! For the complete details and all the information for all things Minecraft VR, you can also visit Minecraft’s dedicated VR Page.

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