Oculus Venues is a free app that lets you experience your favorite sporting events, concerts, comedy shows in VR. Available for the Oculus Go and Gear VR.
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Facebook Is Now Streaming Live Baseball Games and Concerts in Virtual RealityFacebook debuted its Oculus Venues feature, which streams live events like Major League Baseball and concerts in virtual reality.
Facebook launches Oculus Venues social spectating app in VRFacebook's Oculus VR division announced that its Oculus Venues social VR app for watching events with your friends is now available on the Oculus Go and the Samsung Gear VR headsets. It's like having a front-row ticket to your favorite sporting event or concert, Oculus representatives said during a briefing.
'Oculus Venues' Live Event App Now Available on Go and Gear VR, Event Schedule HereOculus Venues, the social app that allows 'thousands of users' to watch live events en masse in VR, is now available on Oculus Go and Gear VR starting today. The company has also published a full list of upcoming live events (below). Announced last year at Oculus Connect 4, Venues lets you connect with friends and ...
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With Venues, Oculus and Facebook Push VR Into New TerritoryTonight, more than 9,000 people will fill Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside Denver to listen to Vance Joy, an Australian singer-songwriter with a name like a game-show host and an abiding love for ukulele. He'll be playing songs from his most recent album, gracing the same stage that hosted U2 during their now-iconic 1983 performance.
Facebook Account Required To Use Oculus Venues - UploadVRAs it turns out, Oculus requires you to use a Facebook account to access the Venues live entertainment app on Go or Gear VR.
Facebook's Oculus Venues streams its first VR concert. Was it any good?When Australian artist Vance Joy performed at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Wednesday, there wasn't a smartphone in sight. It wasn't quite physically possible for audience members using Facebook's Oculus Venues, a live VR concert experience that saw its debut run worldwide at 7:30 p.m. PST.
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