Bigscreen TV Adds Over 50 Free Live Channels To Social VR Platform


Social desktop and video sharing VR platform BigScreen is “hopefully coming quickly” to PlayStation VR. That’s in accordance with a Tweet from the VR startup.

The discharge timeline said is “maybe late 2019 or early 2020“. BigScreen is a free social VR app which permits teams of buddies, or strangers, to stream their desktop and hang around.

The app presently helps all main VR platforms. The app initially launched again in April 2016 for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, only one month after every launched. It options cross platform networking, so customers can hang around with their buddies no matter which VR headset they personal.

In March 2018 the corporate made its first step to being on Fb’s cell VR platform. It launched an Alpha take a look at on the Samsung Gear VR in preparation for the Oculus Go’s launch in Could. Due to this testing, the app was prepared in time to be a launch title for Go.

This yr, BigScreen was additionally a launch title for the Oculus Quest room scale standalone headset.

A serious replace for the platform launched earlier this month, BigScreen TV. This enables customers to observe content material from a variety of 50 stay channels, together with Purple Bull TV, NBC, Pluto Motion pictures, and Bloomberg.

It’s unclear whether or not BigScreen on PSVR will supply the power to stream your desktop like on different platforms. Sony could prohibit this performance such that PlayStation customers would simply be viewers, not streamers. Nonetheless, having the ability to hang around and watch films together with your PSVR-owning buddies (or buddies on different headsets) can be a welcomed characteristic in itself.