Samsung signs VR partnerships with UFC, X-Games, Live Nation

Tuesday 30 May 2017 | 09:44 CET | News
Samsung Electronics announced VR Live Pass on Gear VR, a lineup of global, live entertainment partnerships with the UFC, X Games and Live Nation which will be available through the Samsung VR app from early June. Samsung said it will stream selected live events so fans can access immersive virtual reality broadcasts of their favorite action sports and music events through the Gear VR platform. In addition, Samsung recently expanded its global presence to 45 countries, enabling more consumers around the world to enjoy the Gear VR platform. The live broadcasts will kick off beginning in June.

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