Virtual Reality is getting popular day by day. Currently, all the tech giants are in the race to offer better VR experience to their users. Recently Qualcomm partnered with Ximmerse & now it’s about Samsung. to bring new experience to Gear VR owners. They have partnered with sports giant ESPN to stream this year’s X Games in VR. The source says that some of the events from X-Games 2017 will be live streamed in virtual reality.
This year’s X-Games will be held in Minneapolis from 13th July to 16th July. Samsung Gear VR users will be able to stream three X-Games named Skateboard Vert, BMX Street, and Skateboard Street Amateurs in VR.
These three disciplines from X-Games 2017 will be streamed live in 48 countries. The Gear VR owners from these 48 countries can watch the X-Games in VR through Samsung VR app. The three featured events will be shot by a 360 degree camera to offer immersive viewing experience.
Samsung and ESPN will be working with VR production company Digital Domain to give its fans never seen before game watching experience.
If you are still wondering how and when to watch this year’s X-Games in VR, go through the post
- Skateboard Vent: Thursday, 13th July 2017, 6:45 PM ET
- BMX Street: Friday, 14th July 2017, 6:00 PM ET
- Skateboard Street Amateurs: Saturday, 15th July 2017, 6:00 PM ET
I am feeling pretty excited to watch X-games in VR, if you are also looking forward to the events, share your excitement in comments below.