PRESS RELEASE: 2 March 2016 – New virtual reality experience, ‘EXTREME Drift Allstars – Part One’ launches on Samsung Gear VR (Milk VR Store) this Friday, 4 March, 2016 in USA & Canada.
Available on Samsung Gear VR’s Milk VR store for the first time this Friday, 4 March, in Canada and the USA (with more territories coming soon). ‘EXTREME Drift Allstars – Part One’ is a Virtual Reality experience that puts you right in the driving seat at one of the world’s most exciting motorsports events. The three-part series is produced and distributed by Virtual Reality Entertainment in partnership with EXTREME.
Welcome to Riga and the EXTREME Drift Allstars, Grand Prix. Experience what it’s like to compete in the event as we take you in-car for thrilling tandem battles, trackside so close to the action that even the marshals don’t get a better view and as the centre of attention in a thrilling four-car donut routine. This is Drift like you’ve never seen it before!
Alistair Gosling, CEO of EXTREME, said: “We’re incredibly excited about the first VR release from EXTREME and Virtual Reality Entertainment. It’s amazing to be able to step into the shoes of professional drivers like James Deane and Dennis Haggblom and we’re sure fans of motorsports across the world will get a real buzz out of the experience. Watch this space for more releases coming soon!”
EXTREME Drift Allstars – Virtual Reality Experience (Official 360° Teaser Trailer):
More About Virtual Reality Entertainment
Virtual Reality Entertainment is a 360° Film and Virtual Reality Production and Distribution company. Virtual Reality Entertainment is a division of film agency, Coffee & Cigarettes.
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Utilising EXTREME’s brand reach and proprietary assets EXTREME VR is developing live experiences, branded hardware and producing content in partnership with Virtual Reality Entertainment for all platforms including Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, Sony Playstation VR and HTC Vive.
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