At Oculus Connect’s Keynote presentation, Palmer Luckey took to the stage to announce that Minecraft will be adding official virtual reality support with Oculus Rift support Spring next year.

Palmer Luckey made a brief appearance on stage at Oculus Connect today to make but one announcement, that one of the biggest videogames in the world is coming to Oculus Rift, giving millions of players  tantalising reason to get into virtual reality.

The game will ship in a Windows 10 edition and it should become available in Spring 2016, around the time the consumer Oculus Rift is due for launch.

To celebrate the announcement, Luckey took to throwing Minecraft merchandise into the crowd.

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Based in the UK, Paul has been immersed in interactive entertainment for the best part of 27 years and has followed advances in gaming with a passionate fervour. His obsession with graphical fidelity over the years has had him branded a ‘graphics whore’ (which he views as the highest compliment) more than once and he holds a particular candle for the dream of the ultimate immersive gaming experience. Having followed and been disappointed by the original VR explosion of the 90s, he then founded RiftVR.com to follow the new and exciting prospect of the rebirth of VR in products like the Oculus Rift. Paul joined forces with Ben to help build the new Road to VR in preparation for what he sees as VR’s coming of age over the next few years.
  • ElectroPulse

    Sweet! That’s one of the games I’ve been hoping to play on the CV1 :D Now just hoping that Windows 10 edition has all the features of the regular Minecraft…