Oculus announced today that is is pairing up with Microsoft in order to bring the best virtual reality experience possible. The pairing will allow for each Oculus Rift headset to be bundled with an Xbox One wireless controller for each user at launch. This was all announced at a pre-E3 press conference for Oculus.

Phil Spencer,head of Xbox, stated, “The Rift will natively work with Windows 10. And we all know that VR experiences require the highest performance, and with Direct X 12, we believe we’ll be able to create state of the art virtual reality experiences on top of Windows.” He went on to say that Xbox games such as Sunset Overdrive and Halo will have the option to be streamed over to the Rift.

Oculus also announced the Oculus Touch will allow the player to manipulate the environment and use hand gestures during gameplay. The Oculus is set to be released in Q1 of 2016. Are you excited to make the jump to VR? Let us know in the comments below.

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