The popular game can be played now in virtual reality and it has a version for Samsung Gear VR. Fans will find it on the Oculus Store, where it costs $7. However, if you haven’t bought the Gear VR yet, you can order it from Samsung’s official website and its price is only $100.
In order to enjoy the awesome VR experience offered by Samsung’s Gear VR headset, you will need to own a Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge, which are the compatible phones with this device.
The specs of the Gear VR include: a 2560 x 1440 pixel Super AMOLED display with a 96-degree field of view and a refresh rate of 60 Hz; a focus adjustment wheel; touchpad, back button, volume key; MicroUSB connection to the supported phone; Accelerator, gyrometer, geomagnetic and proximity sensors; it weights 380 grams and measures 201.9 x 116.4 x 92.6 mm. Until April 2016, there have been sold over 1 million units and there are many people interested in this VR head-mounted display.
There are plenty games and applications that have been released for the Gear VR and Majong joined the list of developers who brought their games to the virtual reality world. Minecraft is now available for Samsung’s VR headset, and it offers the same character skins, modes and multiplayer support as the Pocket Edition. The two available viewing modes are the theatre view, where the player witnesses the proceedings while sitting inside a virtual Minecraft room, while the other is the first-person view, which offers a more immersive experience, as it allows the player to view things closer to his eyes.
The Minecraft: Gear VR Edition can be purchased from the Oculus Store and its price is $6.99. Don’t forget that the Gear VR doesn’t work with other smartphones that are not from the list we’ve given you above, so if you don’t have any of them, you’ll be spending at least $450 on a Samsung flagship.
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