NextVR to Broadcast Liverpool FC vs Sporting CP LIVE in Virtual Reality from Yankee Stadium

NEWPORT BEACH, CA, (July 22nd, 2019) - NextVR, the leader in broadcasting live events in virtual reality, in partnership with Liverpool FC, will bring US fans onto the pitch in virtual reality to experience the current UEFA Champions League winners Liverpool FC face off against Sporting Club of Portugal in a preseason friendly match on Wednesday, July 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST.

A total of 8 VR cameras will be positioned along the pitch and throughout Yankee stadium to virtually transport US fans into the matches. The fully produced live VR broadcasts will include dedicated announcers for pre-game, play-by-play, halftime analysis, and match recap. Fans will also have the opportunity to experience the live match in real time with friends via the Venues app by Oculus.

"Virtual Reality in technology is advancing at a very fast pace and transforming how sports fans consume content. Fans always want to be as close to the action as possible and now, with NextVR technology, they get to live the most exciting moments of this live football game to their fullest" said David Cramer, NextVR COO. "Innovating with the best sports teams and leagues in the world is always exciting and we’re thrilled to continue NextVR’s momentum in this space with Liverpool FC and Sporting CP"

“It’s been a huge season for Liverpool FC and our fans are a vital part of our success. We want to constantly reward them and innovate to create the best possible ways for them to stay engaged with the team. We believe that live Virtual Reality experiences are going to be an important way for fans to enjoy our games and we are extremely excited to be innovating with NextVR and Oculus Venues for the first time”, said Billy Hogan, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Liverpool FC.

Founded in 1892, Liverpool FC is one of the world’s most famous soccer clubs having won 18 domestic league titles, seven FA Cups, eight League Cups, six European Cups, three UEFA Cups, three European Super Cups and 15 Charity/Community Shields. Their six European championships are the third most-wins of all time, trailing only Real Madrid (13) and AC Milan (7). This will mark Liverpool FC’s second appearance at the current Yankee Stadium, having defeated Manchester City in a penalty shootout on July 30, 2014. This will be Sporting’s first appearance at Yankee Stadium.

The event will be exclusively available in the US to NextVR users on Oculus Gear VR and Go as well as all Oculus Venues users .

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About NextVR

NextVR is the world’s best virtual reality platform for delivering live sports and music in VR to fans globally. Launched in 2009, the company has patented technology that delivers an unparalleled VR experience providing fans extraordinary access and profound immersion. NextVR has world-class partnerships with leaders in sports and entertainment, including the NBA, NHL, WWE, FOX Sports, Live Nation, 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.

About LiverPool FC

Founded in 1892, Liverpool FC is one of the world’s most historic and famous football clubs, having won 18 League Titles, seven FA Cups, eight League Cups, six European Cups, three UEFA Cups, three European Super Cups and 15 Charity Shields.

As a socially responsible Club, Liverpool FC is proud of its heritage and plays a proactive role in its communities through its official charity, Liverpool FC Foundation, which aims to create life changing opportunities for children and young people in Merseyside and beyond, and the Red Neighbours programme, which creates events and experiences specifically aimed at improving the lives of those living in and around the Anfield area (L4, L5 and L6).

Liverpool FC is a global brand and works with leading edge commercial partners around the world providing unparalleled commercial opportunities.

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