Amazon Prime’s video service is now accessible on Oculus Quest, Oculus Go and even Gear VR.
The streaming service joins Netflix, YouTube and different providers like Showtime, ESPN and Fox Now in bringing streaming video content material to the Quest standalone VR headset. The addition of Amazon Prime to Oculus Go and Gear VR might be a welcome shock as effectively for homeowners of these headsets.
The Amazon Prime app consists of voice search in addition to some 360-degree video content material. We hope to see a few of these apps add assist for offline viewing. Proper now we usually counsel the 64 GB Quest headset is sufficient storage for most individuals, however that advice may change if a few of these video apps begin to assist offline viewing.
Amazon says the service is on the market to prospects in the US and United Kingdom. Prime members have entry to the Prime Video catalog of content material, together with VR movies, whereas non-prime members can solely watch their private library in VR.
Amazon lists Invasion! from Baobab, Return to Chernobyl, and Greenland Melting as a few of the VR video content material accessible within the app at launch. You possibly can obtain the Prime Video VR app from the next hyperlinks for Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, or Samsung Gear VR.
Bigscreen lately up to date its service to assist social co-watching of greater than 50 TV stations. Whereas Amazon Prime is a single-player expertise, the service permits folks so as to add on providers like CBS and HBO. Which means that between Bigscreen, Amazon Prime, Netflix, and YouTube, Fb’s VR headsets at the moment are residence to a few of the greatest streaming content material accessible on the Web.