Battlefield series developer DICE is investigating support for the Oculus Rift VR headset with its Frostbite engine, the technology that powers an array of Electronic Arts games, according to a job listing.
The opening is for an internship, not a full-time role, for a college student as part of a master thesis.
"The master thesis will focus on next generation VR technology and how to best implement support in video games," the job description reads. "This requires adding basic support in existing technology. Other areas of interest include modifications to better fit first person games, reducing latency, stereoscopic issues."
The listing implies that Oculus Rift support for Frostbite is research-oriented, not necessarily a forthcoming official addition for DICE's engine.
DICE and EA announced the studio's next-generation first-person shooter, Battlefield 4, in March.