Minecraft Is Coming to Oculus Rift in Spring 2016

Minecraft, which is owned by Microsoft (MSFT), will be coming to Facebook’s (FB) Oculus Rift in 2016.


Minecraft was announced as one of the games coming to the Oculus Rift in Spring 2016 by Microsoft. The company said that the Windows 10 version of the game will be available for Oculus Rift and will allow gamers to play in either Survival or Creator mode, reports Wired.

Minecraft isn’t the only game that has been announced for the Oculus Rift. There also a first-person shooter called Bullet Train and a reboot of Battlezone will also be available. Sega and Bandai Namco have also announced that they will be bringing games to the virtual reality headset, Wired notes.

Gamers that want to play Minecraft with the headset are going to need a decently powerful computer to do so. Nate Mitchell, head of development for Oculus Rift, revealed the recommended specs that user should have for the headset. These specs include an Intel i5-4590 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a Nvidia (NVDA) GTX 970 or AMD (AMD) 290 graphics card, reports VG247.

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