Latest reports indicate that Minecraft is getting revolutionized from a 2D world to a 3 dimensional feel, thanks to the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset. In case you are a Minecraft fan, you are already aware that very soon, you can play Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition by making use of the Virtual Reality Headset.
However, The Verge revealed that gamers will not be able to use the Virtual Reality Headset in Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition until sometime in 2016. This is the second time that the developers have connected a Virtual Reality Headset to their game and then made it work.
This was done for the first time in 2015 June, during the E3 Expo. At that time, the Minecraft developers connected Microsoft’s HoloLens virtual reality headset to the game and then experienced it in 3D.
From the looks of it, Minecraft developers are planning to bring Virtual Reality to Minecraft through more than just a specific VR device. Meanwhile, Sony is also progressing with PlayStation VR technology and therefore, PlayStation Gamers can play Minecraft in 3D on PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation 4.
In the meantime, the Microsoft gamers who played the game on PS Vita, PS3 and PS4 have already received the Doctor Who DLC. This new DLC comes with 100 new skins from the Doctor Who series and people and a lot of fans will definitely wish to buy them. Furthermore, the Minecraft: PlayStation 3 version received an additional 23 trophies.
Recently, Username BruceKnowsHow, an YouTuber managed to make Minecraft rides 100% more interesting by modding in a few graphical shaders and transforming the game into an exciting dream journey. The experience is quite psychedelic even without the use of any VR headset or watching it in 360 degrees.
BruceKnowsHow declared that the video was a complete nightmare and he spent a long time on it than he did on the original. According to him, it was all supposed to take seven nights to record but in the end, it turned out to be a month.
At the same time, recording the omnidirectional files was quite unreliable and needed multiple workarounds that he didn’t know about at the outset. He further messed up with the fact that he didn’t check if a recording was in sync and later ended up wasting 100 hours on bad recordings. He further added that the torch beats were done from scratch.
Meanwhile, thanks to Telltale Games, the massively popular multiplayer game, Minecraft is getting a proper story for the first time. Job J. Stauffer of Telltale spoke with spoke with Todd Kenreck, a Forbes contributor, regarding the challenges of bringing a story to the Minecraft Universe and further adding crafting to the Telltale-style game.
The Story Mode’s first chapter for Minecraft is supposed to release on 13th October on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, PC, Mac and PlayStation 4. Meanwhile, it will release on 13th October for Android, Amazon Fire TV and other iOS Devices.
We all know that Minecraft is one of the most played games in the world, be it the console or the PC version. This is one of those games, not unlike Clash of Clans, that is popular among both adults and children of today. In other words, Minecraft is a game that one can play with their kids and have a great time while at it.