Notch scraps Minecraft plans for Oculus Rift

Minecraft developer Notch has announced that his studio Mojang was in talks about “maybe” bringing the world-builder to Oculus Rift, but following this morning’s deal, the idea’s been scrapped.

Minecraft Party

No Oculus party at Minecraft HQ

The news came – where else? – via Twitter:

We were in talks about maybe bringing a version of Minecraft to Oculus. I just cancelled that deal. Facebook creeps me out.

Facebook has just bought Oculus VR for a reported US$2 billion, with plans to take virtual reality into the mainstream.

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