Xtadium is a brand new app for the Quest platform that allows you to and your pals watch sports activities collectively in VR.
The service launched in america this week on the Quest platform. The app from YBVR guarantees a mix of “as much as 8K” 180-degree and 2D video content material with statistical overlays you possibly can toggle on or off in addition to solo watching or viewing with mates. 180-degree content material obtainable by way of the app at launch consists of:
- 45-minute cuts of NASCAR Cup Sequence races
- Two UFC Battle Go occasions, LFA 141 and LFA 144
- Stay and VOD singles and doubles matches from the All American Cup – Group Tennis Match
- Battle playing cards and highlights from ONE Championship
- Archival footage from EuroLeague basketball
Xtadium guarantees extra content material sooner or later together with pay-per-view occasions and “subscription-only content material by way of authentication from their favourite leagues and networks.”
Streaming bodily sporting occasions to VR headsets is a difficult job each technically and commercially. Apple acquired one of many leaders on this discipline, NextVR, again in 2020. NextVR had vital layoffs in 2019 after doing lots of work to develop finest practices for digital camera placements, content material partnerships, and streaming expertise. We’ll be curious to take a look at Xtadium’s providing to see the way it stacks up after a pair extra years of progress in cameras and streaming tech.