Microsoft prototyping VR headsets, report claims

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 09:09 GMT By Dave Cook

Microsoft is following Oculus – and if these rumours are to be believed – Sony’s move into VR devices, according to a new report.

It follows my roundtable interview piece with several VR-developing studios, to see if they feel the format truly does have a viable future.

Now; the Wall Street Journal claims that sources with knowledge of the matter have revealed that Microsoft is designing VR devices that incorporate augmented reality tech to help realise a new breed of Xbox gaming experience.

Microsoft has given no prior inclination that VR is on its radar, but with GDC taking place this week we’ll keep our eyes peeled for relevant tech-chatter from the San Francisco show.

What do you think?

Via CVG.