NextVR Gets Social with Oculus Venues, Now Fans can Enjoy Live VR Experiences Together

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 1, 2018 – NextVR, the leading technology platform for broadcasting live events in virtual reality, announced a new partnership with Oculus to bring live VR events to Oculus Venues.

Venues is a new Oculus app that allows people watch live concerts, sports, comedy shows and more along with friends and thousands of other people in VR. It combines live social engagement with NextVR’s leading VR content for an immersive event experience. Venues will be available for the new Oculus Go headset and for Gear VR starting this month. The NextVR app is now available for Oculus Go, a standalone VR headset that allows fans to take VR wherever they go.

“Oculus Venues is a bold move to provide profound social VR engagement and we are honored to deliver such an important part of this new product release from Oculus,” said David Cole, NextVR co-founder and CEO. “NextVR has built a passionate fan base around leading VR content experiences. Venues will satisfy our fans who want to enjoy this type of content on a massively social scale."

NextVR is presenting a lineup of new experiences along with returning content partners for Oculus Venues. For the first time, NextVR will immerse fans in standup comedy live from Gotham Comedy Club. NextVR will also extend its ongoing music offering with School Night live from Hollywood that features up-and-coming bands. Viewers will also be able to enjoy the best seats in the arena for an International Champions Cup soccer match. Fans can also experience NextVR’s fully immersive stereoscopic 3D broadcast of these events in the NextVR app.

Visit nextvr.com and follow @NextVR on Twitter and Instagram and /NextVR on Facebook for programming announcements and updates.

About NextVR

NextVR is the world’s leading virtual reality platform for delivering live sports and music in virtual reality to fans globally. Launched in 2009, the company has multiple patented technologies that deliver an unparalleled virtual reality experience, providing fans extraordinary access and profound immersion. NextVR has world-class partnerships with leaders in sports and entertainment including the NBA, NFL, FOX Sports, Live Nation, WWE and the International Champions Cup. NextVR was founded by industry leaders with decades of experience in 3D stereoscopic imaging, compression technology, and VR broadcasting. For more information, visit nextvr.com.

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