Samsung Gear VR Gets Google’s YouTube VR app


The spectrum of Virtual Reality content in entertainment has been developing at a speedy pace and in the series, Google-owned YouTube was made available for Samsung Gear VR, the Google’s YouTube VR app can be downloaded from Oculus Store without shedding money.

Google today announced that new, exclusive VR content is available to YouTube VR users and made available on Samsung Gear VR. To make the experience unique YouTube would be offering exclusive content to the users. The YouTube VR app exists on Sony PlayStation VR, Google Daydream View and the HTC Vive and Samsung among the major players entered little late.

YouTube which is trying to make content more appealing and gain ground in the VR world teased few of the exclusive content which would offer to the users in the coming days and detailed “If music is your thing, you’ll be able to tag along backstage with Portugal. The Man and Hayley Kiyoko as they prepare to go on stage, and get a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of some of our other favorite musicians through the VR180 Rockstar VR series.

You’ll also be able to spend a day with global female leaders, including activist, entrepreneur, and Olympic bronze medallist in fencing, Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first Muslim-American woman to wear a hijab while competing for the U.S. in the Olympics on a new episode of our The Female Planet series. If action videos are more your speed, SoKrispyMedia puts you in the middle of a video game, where you can race to escape a digital world before a glitch traps you there forever.”

Google enabled a new “Watch Together” icon underneath the playback controls which will allow multiple users to view the same VR video together and talk about it.

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