May 28, 2019 – For the third straight year, NBA Digital – co-managed by the NBA and Turner Sports – and NextVR, the Official VR Partner of the NBA, will offer fans free on-demand virtual reality game highlights of the 2019 NBA Finals presented by YouTube TV featuring the Toronto Raptors vs. the Golden State Warriors.
On the day following each game of the Finals, fans will be able to access highlights in the NBA Finals channel within the NextVR app.
“NBA Finals highlights are among NextVR’s most popular sports experiences, year after year. We are fired up to provide fans with their favorite experience for the third year in a row,” said Danny Keens, Vice President of Content at NextVR. “This year with NBA Finals highlights centered on a unique viewpoint, from the stanchion, NextVR is putting fans closer to NBA Finals action than ever before.”
Jeff Marsilio, NBA Senior Vice President, New Media Distribution, said: “The NBA Finals is the most anticipated event of our season, and we are excited to once again partner with NextVR to deliver innovative VR highlights following each game.” He added, “NBA fans will have the opportunity to experience the Finals in a unique and immersive way.”
Additionally, fans can continue to experience NBA feature content now available in the NBA League Pass channel.
After the recently-announced availability for STEAM, the free NextVR app is available on nearly all existing VR platforms. Fans can download the free NextVR app from the stores associated with the following platforms: Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, HTC VIVE Pro, HTC Vive Focus, HTC VIVE, Windows Mixed Reality, Gear VR, Google Daydream and STEAM.
For programming announcements, fans should visit nextvr.com.
Image credit: NextVR
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