Television networks and film studios have been frequently leaning on practical existence as a selling tool, and currently AMC announced that it has launched a possess app dedicated to VR tie-in material. Simply named AMC VR, a app is accessible now for iOS devices, Android, the Gear VR, and Google Daydream featuring a collection of element tied to shows like The Walking Dead and Into a Badlands.
AMC will also be capitalizing on this weekend’s deteriorate premiere of The Walking Dead with an extended chronicle of a stage from a part that will be presented as 360-degree video. The stage in doubt will be an confront between Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Father Gabriel (Seth Gilliam), and was destined by a show’s Greg Nicotero, with VR filmmaker Kevin Cornish (Teen Wolf VR; Remember, Remember) co-directing.
Already accessible in a app is a four-part array of Walking Dead practice called “Attacked,” and a practical existence “fight camp” featuring a stars of Into a Badlands. A catch-all screening room for 2D calm is also enclosed in a app, that facilities several trailers and a shred from a Norman Reedus open-road array Ride. New, strange VR calm is designed for destiny recover in a app, and will be tied to The Walking Dead, Into a Badlands, and AMC’s arriving anthology array The Terror.
While AMC VR might be a network’s initial dedicated practical existence app, some if a shows have already been utterly active in exploring a middle on their own. Skybound Entertainment, a prolongation association co-founded by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, has done a indicate of bringing a skill to VR tie-ins, a lineup of new VR games, and is also exploring a middle with other projects like a immersive museum instrumentation Delusion. As with many VR initiatives during this point, a AMC app will be an event for new users to try out a middle by leveraging a recognition of a network’s several shows. Along with a enlargement of location-based VR like The Void’s arriving Star Wars: Secrets of a Empire, we might finally be reaching a indicate where audiences of all kinds will have a event to try out and try practical existence opposite a spectrum, from a simplest, promotion-based experiences, to room-scale adventures formed on a biggest properties on a planet.