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Muse Adds Oculus Rift Support & More in New Alpha Build

Developer Current Circus has released a new build of the alpha version of its music experience, Muse. The new version, titled Alpha Muse 03a, adds a range of new features including support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, and is available for those that have bought a $10 USD account to play the title and assist with development. The developer has previously shown this version of the title off at both the Game Developers Conference (GDC) and PAX East in 2014.

Muse_1Support for the Oculus Rift has been confirmed for some time, but this update gives players their first chance to try it out with the title, which sees players interact with underwater environments and wildlife to make music. The new build also brings in new muscial creatures and snakes for players to interact with as well as a new music track from Perfect Stranger. Players will also have a new avatar to control.

Some new options are also available, including the ability to save and share music through the Song Bubble and a feature named Music Flock Control, that allows you to control the music you make. There’s also support for 3D displays, new multiplaer avatars and audio reactuve Musical Clusters.

Muse remains an open development project, meaning that all those that play the title can offer feedback and reports on possible bugs. You can set up and account over on the title’s official website. VRFocus will continue to follow the title’s progress and report back with all the latest.