Windows 10 packs native support for virtual reality headsets


Windows 10 is set to be released next month, and it packs a handful of new features and improvements. Today, Microsoft’s Phill Spencer announced that the company is packing native support for virtual reality headsets within Windows 10. In an interview with Business Insider, Spencer confirmed that virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift will work natively with Windows 10 – unlike Windows 7 and 8 where the OS output the images to VR headsets as external displays.

Microsoft is also planning to improve head and body tracking for VR headsets with Windows 10. However, for now, there isn’t much info on this yet. Nonetheless, native support for VR headsets on Windows 10 is indeed a major addition, as the VR headsets will be able to play well with the operating system and the virtual reality experience is also going to improve significantly.

If you’re planning to get a VR headset sometime soon, are you glad that Microsoft is adding native VR headset support to Windows 10? Discuss in the comment section below!

Source: Business Insider

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