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Samsung Gear VR will get Xbox One controller support

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Today, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One controller will receive Gear VR support, this with Minecraft being the first game of virtual reality viewer with this function.


Microsoft has announced that soon the viewer for virtual reality Gear VR, made by Samsung and Oculus, will also support the controller of Xbox One. The first game to enjoy this feature will be Minecraft: Gear VR, as soon as it released with a special update, scheduled for October.

So, Minecraft: Gear VR Edtion will work with controller of Xbox One in next month October, this is thanks to an upgrade. Once available, you only need to ensure that the controller is also updated and plug into a telephone via Bluetooth. This means that previous versions of Xbox One controller will not work because they are not equipped with Bluetooth.

In addition, controller of Xbox One will also work with games that have the option of using controllers on Gear VR. Some of these games are Herobound, Spirit Champion, Omega Agent and End Space. According to Microsoft, there will be more news about this in the coming months.

You know that the Gear VR supports multiple phones with Andriod operating system, such as Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

It was in August that Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition obtained Oculus Rift support, and initially one could only play with mouse and keyboard.