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Microsoft teams up with Valve VR for Windows 10 gaming efforts

Microsoft and Valve VR team up to support better Windows 10 gaming experience

By Michael Hatamoto on Jun 15, 2015 02:58 pm CDT - 0 mins, 30 secs reading time

E3 2015 - Microsoft is "working closely with Valve" to make sure the Valve Vive virtual reality headset is optimized with Windows 10, according to Xbox development head Kudo Tsunoda.

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Running a PC with support for a VR headset demands powerful PC hardware, but Microsoft wants anyone with a capable PC to have an enjoyable experience while exploring VR.

Microsoft has greatly stepped up its interest in virtual reality, after previously announcing the Oculus Rift consumer version will include an Xbox One controller. Furthermore, connecting the Rift into a PC and getting it up and running should be an easy experience, Microsoft said.

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