Oculus Brings ‘Slo Mo Guys’ 3D Mini-series to Quest and Go, but not Rift


With the assistance of Oculus, YouTube sensation The Slo Mo Guys has launched an eight-part mini-series on Oculus Quest by way of Oculus TV. The mini-series brings the channel’s signature high-speed footage into the 3D realm.

Within the newest instance of Oculus’ sadly segmented ecosystem, Oculus has introduced a brand new Slo Mo Guys mini-series to its cell headsets (Quest, Go, and Gear VR) by way of Oculus TV, an app which sadly isn’t obtainable on the corporate’s Rift headsets.

The footage is shot as 180° 3D video with segments captured at 1,000 frames per second for that candy slow-motion motion. The eight-part mini-series covers basic gradual movement fodder like fireplace respiration, katana slicing, and coloured powder bombs, in addition to some lesser seen stuff like rubber bands round a watermelon.

Picture courtesy The Slo Mo Guys

Beneath the entire episodes on Oculus TV are linked which lets you use the ‘Save to VR’ button to bookmark the episodes to observe later in your cell Oculus headset:

Anti-Hearth Grenades
Betwixt the wooden lies a fiery agent of destruction. You’ve heard of preventing fireplace with fireplace. Effectively, take a peek at The Sluggish Mo Guys’ most fashionable methodology thus far: preventing fireplace with a grenade. Security first!

Inside a Dome of Sparks
Underneath the quilt of evening, Gavin and Dan discover the fantastic thing about the cosmos for a VR expertise not like another. You can idiot your self into believing that that is some distant, twisting galaxy…

Katana Slicing
Revisiting the razor-sharp capabilities of the samurai sword, Gavin and Dan take one other swing at these pesky water-filled bottles and gleefully present us the colourful outcomes.

Hearth Respiration
There’s a purpose fireplace respiration is an artwork type, and never a sport. However Gavin and Dan have found the important thing to creating it enjoyable, aggressive, and—similar to all nice sports activities—they’ve raised the stakes. In a flame-engulfing VR expertise like nothing else you’ve witnessed, “The Sluggish Mo Guys Go Hearth Respiration” is an unmissable episode.

Jelly Tennis Splats
Why purchase tickets to Wimbledon when you may expertise the joys of the proper serve with The Sluggish Mo Guys’ very personal Jelly Tennis Match? It’s the identical spectacle, higher tasting, and stranger in sound.

Rubber Bands VS Watermelons
Ever puzzled what number of rubber bands it takes to chop a watermelon in half? Gavin and Dan have gotten you—and their lab coats—coated. You may’t fairly catch the scent of summer season fruits, however this VR expertise will trick you into attempting to dodge the splatter.

Rainbow Paint Bathtub Splash
Splashing round in a tub isn’t just for youngsters and rubber geese. Witness Gavin and Dan’s return to recreate the legendary Inception scene with a moist, messy, and colourful twist.

Powder Paint Airbag Explosions
Please maintain your arms and arms contained in the automobile whereas we remotely detonate these airbags. Gavin and Dan uncover what occurs if you combine Holi powder, airbags, and a willpower to show destruction into ornament.

It’s a bummer that this content material isn’t obtainable extra broadly throughout Oculus’ ecosystem just because the Oculus TV app isn’t obtainable on Rift, however that is one a part of a systemic division between the corporate’s cell and PC headsets.

We’ve seen Oculus repeatedly wrestle to unite its headsets right into a cohesive ecosystem by not providing constant apps and performance throughout all of its headsets. Equally, we’ve seen how Quill Theater has introduced curated VR paintings, animations, and tales to Quest however to not Rift. Similar for Oculus Venues, which lets Oculus’ cell headsets watch reside occasions with buddies. And to not point out the best way that Oculus is quickly pushing experimental options like hand-tracking to Quest whereas its PC headset stays largely static.