HoloLens Is Awesome, but Microsoft Has a Long Way to Go

HoloLens stole the show at E3. The challenge for Microsoft is to not let it become the next Kinect

Lydia Winters, brand director for Mojang, and Saxs Persson, studio manager for Microsoft, show Minecraft built specifically for Microsoft HoloLens at E3 2015 on June 15 in Los Angeles.

Photographer: Matt Sayles/Invision for Microsoft/AP Images

Microsoft is continuing to use its HoloLens “mixed reality” headset to steal the show at E3. On Monday, it brought down the house with an onstage Minecraft demo in which one player wore the headset to play the game while another player used a tablet. On Tuesday, it unveiled another demo, this one connecting the HoloLens to Microsoft’s most important gaming franchise, Halo. 

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