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Microsoft rumored to be working on its VR headset

Not only is Sony rumored to be working on a VR headset, but now Microsoft is
By Anthony Garreffa from Mar 19, 2014 @ 0:37 CDT

Sony is rumored to unveil its own virtual reality (VR) device at GDC over the next couple of days, but now its next-gen console competitor, Microsoft, is also rumored to be working on its own VR headset.

 

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting from its sources that "people familiar with the project" confirmed that Microsoft is developing a VR headset, and that the company has already filed a patent for the device. The technology has reportedly been developed side-by-side with another project called "Fortaleza," something that translates to "fortress" in Portuguese.

 

The two projects are expected to provide users with a "suite of experiences unique to Microsoft's Xbox products."

NEWS SOURCES:Joystiq.com


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