December 16, 2019 – Fans of watching movies in virtual reality will be pleased to hear that Oculus has confirmed that Bigscreen and Paramount Pictures have announced a multi-year agreement to distribute 3D and 2D films in VR across 10 countries.
Beginning today, four new movies will premiere in Bigscreen every week in the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, and Japan. Films are shown live with scheduled showtimes every 30 minutes. Users can purchase tickets at bigscreenvr.com/cinema.
The full lineup for the first four weeks of VR movies is as follows:
- Transformers: Dark of the Moon (3D)
- Ghost in the Shell (3D)
- Star Trek (2009)
- Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Los Ark
December 20 – December 27, 2019:
- Star Trek Into Darkness (3D)
- Terminator Genisys (3D)
- I Love You, Man
December 27, 2019 – January 3, 2020:
- Star Trek Beyond (3D)
- Top Gun (3D)
- Terminator 2
January 3 – January 10, 2020:
- World War Z (3D)
- Transformers: Age of Extinction (3D)
- Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
- Minority Report
Users can download the Bigscreen Beta app on Oculus Quest, the Rift Platform, or Oculus Go.
Video credit: Oculus/YouTube
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