'The Martian VR' teaser flies Gear VR house owners to the planet's floor

'The Martian VR' teaser flies Gear VR owners to the planet's surface

Including a spotlight to the new $ninety nine Gear VR headset launching immediately, Samsung and Fox are delivering a preview of The Martian VR. When the complete expertise launches, it is going to take individuals immediately into the footwear of Matt Damon’s character Mark Watney after being stranded on Mars. That 15 to twenty minute digital actuality journey will launch for “tethered headsets” subsequent yr, however at this time anybody with any of Samsung’s new telephones and one of many headset add-ons can take a flight proper right down to the purple planet’s floor and expertise “key scenes” in full 360-diploma VR.

'The Martian VR' teaser flies Gear VR owners to the planet's surface

Ridley Scott is producing the VR venture whereas particular results guru Robert Stromberg serves as director. Fox’s first try at a companion for its movie got here with Wild, and this appears to go a step additional in selling “immersive leisure.” In the event you want a extra cinematic expertise, there also needs to be a variety of excessive profile flicks prepared for viewing in digital theaters too. Early adopting Gear VR house owners can take a look at the preview within the Milk VR retailer at the moment.