The Oculus Rift will let you play Xbox One games in a virtual cinema

Oculus VR goes mainstream, by partnering up with Microsoft allowing Xbox One gamers to play games in a virtual cinema.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Jun 11 2015 12:38 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:06 PM CST

Oculus VR might have just announced the Oculus Rift CV1, but it is the partnership with Microsoft that has me interested the most. This partnership is a huge direction shift for Oculus, as it means that it isn't the balls-to-the-wall VR headset that we had hoped for.

The Oculus Rift will let you play Xbox One games in a virtual cinema | TweakTown.com

Xbox One owners will be able to play their games in a 'virtual cinema' within the Rift, using the Xbox One controller that comes in the box. This is thanks to Microsoft and DirectX 12 with Windows 10, so we should see some massive collaborations between Microsoft, the PC, Xbox One and the Oculus Rift moving into 2016.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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