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Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality headsets became available to developers well before the motion controllers hit the market, meaning many developers who purchased the developer headsets do not have controllers.
It seems Microsoft, eager to fill their store, have realized the issue, and in the spirit of Christmas, have decided to gift developers a free set of controllers, valued at $99.
In a letter accompanying the controllers Microsoft writes:
As one of our early adopters of the Windows Mixed Reality headsets, we value you and would like to express our gratitude with this set of motion controllers to help you get the most out of your experience. We’re excited to help you start exploring and can’t wait to see what you build.
The controllers are unbranded, and, depending on the number of headsets purchased, you’ll receive a matching number of sets.
Hopefully, developers will by bolstering the Windows Mixed Reality section of the Microsoft Store, which at present still appears rather anaemic.
Via the WC