We already know that ‘2018 Winter Olympics’ is here in Pyeong Chang South Korea. This year we will be able to watch 30 events in VR and almost half on demand. For this, NBC had a partnership with Intel to cover 50 hours live VR coverage through NBC Sports VR app. People could also see the events video on demand. However to enjoy the live streaming facility you need to confirm your subscription with your pay TV, cable, satellite provider or from your digital operator.
To enjoy the unstoppable VR watching fervor of 2018 Winter Olympics, there are neither HTV nor Oculus Rift are on the list. Google Daydream, Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR, Windows VR and MR headsets are the options which will get the access only.
Want to get VR headsets?
If you want to get your VR package to watch the Winter Olympics, following apps would be helpful
- Google Daydream from Google Play
- Samsung Gear VR from Oculus Store
- Google Cardboard from Google Play for Android and from App store for iOS.
- Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR Headsets from Microsoft Store
Adding to your knowledge, these apps are locked for US may be because of issues related to licensing. We will further keep you updated on this soon.