NBA will broadcast every game in VR this season

From Engadget - October 12, 2017

While other broadcasters and sports leagues dabble in virtual reality, the NBA is taking the plunge. It raced ahead of the competition last year by streaming weekly live games in VR. Now, it's making its entire season immersive for League Pass subscribers. With the NextVR app, you will not only be able to watch 27 live games on your Samsung Gear VR or Google Daydream headset, but you will also get access to something called the Screening Room. Here you will be able to pick and choose from every League Pass game in virtual reality.

On top of that, the feature will let you select up to 13 NBA games to livestream on a massive virtual screen. And soon, you wo not even be restricted to a Samsung, Google, or ASUS phone -- as long as you are willing to invest in a Windows Mixed Reality headset, that is. Yes, Microsoft's VR platform (which is coincidentally arriving just in time for the new NBA season) will support NextVR.


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