Samsung Electronics has announced the upcoming VR Live Pass on Gear VR, the quintessential live entertainment partnerships with the UFC®, X Games and Live Nation. The comoany will be streaming selective live events for fans across the globe. People can see the immersive virtual reality broadcasts of their favorite action sports and music events through the Gear VR platform.
Now coming to the Live pass, the VR Live Pass on Gear VR events will be available through the Samsung VR app in early June. Gear VR users can grab the Gear VR users to watch live entertainment events and performances any time any place. In addition, Samsung recently expanded its global presence to 45 countries, enabling more consumers around the world to enjoy the Gear VR platform.
The CMO and Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics, Younghee Leesaid:
We are excited to offer Samsung Gear VR users the opportunity to experience their favourite live music and sporting events through our industry-leading VR ecosystem. Partnering with these companies to expand our VR services helps us to open up a new gateway of opportunities for fans and demonstrate our commitment to delivering experiences that make the seemingly impossible, possible.
The events will start broadcasting from the month of June. Some of the events have been already announced. These include:
UFC® 212: ALDO vs. HOLLOWAY, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 3, 2017: For the first time in UFC history an event will be live streamed in Virtual Reality. Fans will witness this highly-anticipated event in high-quality 360-degree live stream and will have access to additional VR content, including pre-event and post-event show highlights with UFC featherweight champion José Aldo and interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway.*
X Games Minneapolis, USA July 13 – 16, 2017: Gear VR users will be able to experience the thrill of the X Games from the comfort of their homes as they watch the world’s best BMX riders and skaters, including Jimmy Wilkins, Chad Kerley and Jagger Eaton compete at the biggest action sports event of the year.
Live Music Concert with International Artist, USA August, 2017: Music fans around the world will get the best seats in the house to watch one of the most exciting, high-energy and renowned music acts with Live Nation, the largest live event company in the world.