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WWE & NextVR Partner on VR Content


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NextVR has entered into a partnership to bring WWE experiences to fans in virtual reality.

The content will feature highlights from WWE’s biggest events in 2018. The virtual reality experiences will be approximately ten minutes and available for free to the WWE Universe globally on a new WWE channel within the NextVR app following each event.

For each production, NextVR will work alongside WWE’s TV and production team to position NextVR’s custom virtual reality cameras throughout each event in order to capture the most immersive views of WWE action. Fans with a Samsung GearVR headset or Google Daydream View, along with a compatible smartphone, PlayStation VR or Windows Mixed Reality can download the free NextVR app to access the highlights.

“WWE is amazing in VR, and we know fans are going to love it,” said David Cole, NextVR’s CEO. “Our patented VR broadcasting pipeline will bring fans ringside with WWE Superstars to experience the electrifying energy and spectacle firsthand.”

“We are always looking to create compelling content across platforms, and we are excited to partner with NextVR to bring our fans closer to the action than ever before,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE’s chief revenue and marketing officer. “As the technology behind virtual reality continues to evolve, this is a unique opportunity for us to partner with NextVR, a leader in this space, to provide new experiences to our passionate fans around the world.”



About Sara Alessi

Sara Alessi is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at salessi@worldscreen.com.

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