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VR As Key Games Medium Is ‘Inevitable,” Says Oculus Exec

February 11, 2019 / STEFANIE FOGEL

Oculus head of VR Nate Mitchell believes it’s “inevitable” that virtual reality will be a key medium for video games, according to a new blog post called “Why I’m Excited For VR in 2019.”“We’ve already seen the beginnings of it,” Mitchell said. “Rift pushes the limits of what’s possible and remains the gold standard for high-end PC VR. It’s at the core of a growing and thriving community and home to some of the game industry’s most exciting new titles, like “Stormland,” “Defector,” and “Asgard’s Wrath.” As the Rift community expands, we continue to invest in a platform that gets you into your favorite games with your closest friends.”Oculus continues to ship software improvements for its Rift headset on a steady basis, Mitchell said. He also teased the existence of new tech, and promised more details about that soon. He then spent some time talking up the Oculus...