Army to use Oculus Rift as a recruiting tool

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Call of Duty just got a little bit more real.

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According to ITV News, the British Army will today be using an Oculus Rift “experience” at recruitment events in London and Manchester today.

The “experience” – presumably some sort of 360-degree video, will show users what it is like on a live fire exercise on Salisbury Plain, in which the user sits inside a Challenge 2 tank.

The Army also says it will be adding more “experiences” in the future, as it presumably doesn’t see anything wrong with using shiny toys to encourage people to fight.

James O’Malley