The Grand Canyon VR Experience is a fully native VR experience, running on Facebook’s Oculus Rift DK2 and Crescent Bay. HTC Vive support will be added soon and Xbox 360 and Xbox One controllers are supported. The title is available now at an introductory price of $5.99 with updates planned throughout the rest of the year, expanding the level of interactivity, immersion and realism in the title.
“We are taking a different approach to the idea of Virtual Reality entertainment,” said Ciaran Foley, Co-Founder and CEO of Immersive Entertainment. “This is an experience that is truly immersive and realistic – one that can be enjoyed by everyone in the family whether they’re a gamer or not. We believe there is a place for an immersive, interactive entertainment experiences that promote a sense of presence and realism.
Jeroen Van den Bosch, Founder and Chief VR Designer at Immersive added, “This is about the details. This is about bringing you into a world where you can create your own memories and story. And it’s about reinforcing a sense of wonder, delight and discovery that marks the true promise of Virtual Reality.”
The Grand Canyon VR Experience takes users on a beautiful and serene kayak trip into the heart of this natural wonder, allowing consumers to experience nature in all its splendor using fully interactive virtual reality.