Oculus Rift In Talks With Sony and Microsoft

Oculus VR vice president Nate Mitchell confirmed today that Oculus has spoken with Sony and Microsoft about bringing the Oculus Rift to the console market.

Tech news website GameSpot reports that Mitchell told the TechCrunch Disrupt conference that the Oculus had spoke to both Sony and Microsoft about bringing the headset to next generation consoles, adding: “We’ve talked to everyone. Anything is possible.”

There’s a lot of people right now interested in the VR space. And we’ve said many times that we’re interested in bringing the Rift to as many consoles or platforms as possible. Ultimately, we haven’t announced any sort of partnerships to date. But it’s something we’re always exploring.

Oculus VR VP of Product, Nate Mitchell
Oculus VR VP of Product, Nate Mitchell

Mitchell said there will have more announcements to make in the lead-up to E3, including  how powerful you PC will need to be to support the Oculus Rift.

“You’re going to want a nice gaming rig,” he said. “We’re not talking about a high-end, crazy computer, but something that would run modern games well today.”