'Minecraft' arrives on Samsung's Gear VR headset

'Minecraft' arrives on Samsung's Gear VR headset

Final month, throughout GDC 2016 in San Francisco, we discovered about Microsoft’s plans to launch Minecraft for Gear VR. Nonetheless, particulars corresponding to pricing and availability have been unknown on the time. However that is altering at this time: Oculus has introduced that the open-world hit is now obtainable on Samsung’s digital actuality headset. Formally dubbed Minecraft: Gear VR Version, the sport is claimed to help the identical options because the Pocket Version, together with its artistic, survival and multiplayer modes, in addition to the character skins your accustomed to.

Along with that, Minecraft: Gear VR Version will allow you to decide between a primary-individual or theater view (which is the default), relying on how hardcore you are feeling whenever you’re about to start out constructing and exploring in digital actuality. Oculus CTO John Carmack, who final yr revealed that this model was within the works, stated in a weblog submit, “My strongest reminiscences of being inside VR are from the time I’ve spent exploring Minecraft on Gear VR. Experiencing it in digital actuality modifications it from an summary exercise to a visceral one.”

In case you have a Gear VR, Minecraft may be yours from the Oculus Retailer for $7.