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Minecraft now supports Oculus Rift VR

The Windows 10 version of Minecraft is now fully compatible with the Oculus Rift VR headset, Microsoft has announced. Introduced via a free update, this version builds upon the already available Gear VR release but adds an assortment of new features such as mouse and keyboard support and graphics tweaking …

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Minecraft film set for 2019 release

Mojang has revealed that the Minecraft film is launching in just under three years. In a post on the developer’s website, COO Vu Bui announced that the film will be hitting the silver screen on May 24th, 2019. Furthermore, the flick will be coming out in 3D and Imax, too. …

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Xbox: ‘We’re very excited about VR’

It may not have a VR headset, but Xbox told MCV that the technology is not far from its thoughts. The firm has partnered with other VR companies, such as Oculus, yet unlike PlayStation, has not developed its own product. Yet head of operations Dave McCarthy says that Xbox is …

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Minecraft sales pass 100m units

Mojang has confirmed a monumental sales milestone for its smash hit Minecraft. The studio has now sold a total of 106,859,714 copies of the game. Since the start of 2016 it has sold an average of 53,000 copies every day. There have been sales in every country on the planet, …

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Mojang doesn’t want companies to use Minecraft as a marketing tool

Minecraft creator Mojang has laid out a new set of rules designed to clamp down on the commercial use of Minecraft servers for advertising. Essentially the rules prohibit companies, charities, ad agencies or politicians from making mods or running servers designed to promote products that are not related to Minecraft. …

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Minecraft’s retail price IS going up

The retail price of Minecraft is being increased in the UK, MCV can confirm. Mojang last week revealed that the price of the Java PC version was being increased in some territories – not including the UK – but gave no indication of price rises elsewhere. However, MCV has obtained …

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Minecraft signs Chinese development deal

Mojang has paired up with NetEase to make a bespoke version of Minecraft fro the Chinese market. The deal is for a PC version of Minecraft for Pocket, fully localised for the region. It’s a good fit, you’d think, what with China’s propensity for digital PC titles. We’ll always embrace …

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