Oculus rift to stream famous Xbox One titles starting from December 12
Finally the wait is over for the owners of Xbox One and Oculus Rift owners! The long-held promise from Microsoft is finally seeing the light of the day, as the company in its official Xbox blog announces the cross-platform streaming of famous Xbox One Games on Oculus Rift:
“Today marks an evolution in our ongoing partnership with Oculus, as Rift owners will be able to stream their Xbox One library to Rift with the new Xbox One Streaming to Oculus Rift app, including fan favorites like “Gears of War 4,” “Forza Horizon 3” and “Halo 5: Guardians,” the biggest sports games, indie darlings, Backward Compatible Xbox 360 games, and more titles coming in 2017.”
The streaming of your favourite Xbox One Games directly on your Rift headsets, will take place over your home’s Wi-Fi network. For this Microsoft will be releasing an free app on the Oculus Home Store on Dec 12. As of currently, Microsoft also offers the native integration of windows 10 with the Rift headsets to bring in more rich and immersive user experiences.
Currently Microsoft also offers Xbox Wireless Controllers which you can get on purchase of the Rift headset. These controllers are a true delight of gamers as it offers easy interchangeable navigation between the Windows 10 PCs and also lets you play games over your Rift headset out-of-the-box. The wireless controllers offer better responsive and control taking your gaming experience to the next level.
Just few days back, the PC giant had announced its plans to venture in having its own virtual reality headset in near future. With Microsoft having its own plans about having the VR hardware, it has to be seen as to how far the association between two parents giants – Facebook and Microsoft – goes further.