Microsoft Has No Plans to Bring Virtual Reality or Mixed Reality to Xbox

Virtual reality and mixed reality gaming mostly took a backseat at E3 2018, with the big three console makers focusing on traditional games. And while Sony is still supporting its PSVR headset on PlayStation 4, Microsoft apparently has no interest in releasing a competing headset for Xbox.

“We don’t have any plans specific to Xbox consoles in virtual reality or mixed reality,” Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer Mike Nichols told GI.biz at E3. “Our perspective on it has been and continues to be that the PC is probably the best platform for more immersive VR and MR. As an open platform, it just allows faster, more rapid iteration. There are plenty of companies investing in it in the hardware side and the content side, or some combination therein.

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