WWE brings NextVR on board to provide fans with virtual reality experience
By Shantanu Srivastav | January 11, 2018
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has named NextVR as its virtual reality (VR) partner.
The partnership will bring users experiences in VR and highlights from select 2018 WWE special events.
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 from the corresponding platform store to access the free highlights.
David Cole, NextVR CEO, said: “WWE is amazing in VR, and we know fans are going to love it.
“Our patented VR broadcasting pipeline will bring fans ringside with WWE Superstars to experience the electrifying energy and spectacle firsthand.”
Michelle Wilson, WWE chief revenue and marketing officer, added: “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.
“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.”