Microsoft VR headset to join Sony and Oculus in VR race

Project Morpheus

Reports suggest that Microsoft are developing a virtual reality headset for the Xbox One.

Reports from VRFocus and TechRadar say that many game studios have received developments kits for an Xbox One virtual reality headset.

Specific developers haven't been named yet, but the reports say they are already working on software for the device.

Microsoft's VR headset is rumoured to be getting an official unveiling at E3 in June 2015, claim Digitimes.

Digitimes sources have also claimed that "head-worn products will become a new focus of the gaming hardware developers for the next-generation gaming devices."

So, it sounds like Microsoft are join Sony's Project Morpheus, announced back in March at GDC, and Oculus VR's Oculus Rift in the virtual reality market. But, with Sony and Oculus already having a head start, Microsoft will need to make sure their product is unique, and good enough, in order to compete.

Thanks, GameSpot.

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