Google Harry Potter Title Update: Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google has finally unveiled Google Daydream, its own virtual reality (VR) platform, at the Made by Google event. In line with this, the company has also introduced an exclusive Google Harry Potter VR title along with more than 50 titles coming this 2016.
Google YouTube VR, Google Street View VR, Google Harry Potter VR, and More
Google DayDream will support Google YouTube VR, which features both normal and 360-degree viewing. A Google Street View VR version is also underway, featuring about 150 global landmarks that can be explored using a 360-degree capability.
Gunjack 2 coming to Google Daydream! So proud of everyone at CCP and Google that worked so hard to make this happen! https://t.co/6P3jeDXw9X
— Hilmar Veigar (@HilmarVeigar) October 4, 2016
Some of the most interesting games to look forward to include Gunjack 2. Of course, in cooperation with Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., Google is also bringing a motion picture tie-in with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them under the promising Google Harry Potter VR title.
The technology giant has revealed previously that video apps from Home Box Office, Inc., Hulu, LLC, and Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX); and journalism apps from New York Times Co (NYSE:NYT) (NYT) and News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) The Wall Street Journal, Inc. (WSJ) will also come to the platform.
Google Daydream is compatible with Android devices. For users to enjoy the new Google VR offering, they need to have a controller and a headset, which is dubbed as Google Daydream View.
“The headset is important to get right,” elaborated Clay Bavor, Google Vice President (VP) of VR.
It boasts with user-friendliness and rich VR experience as it enables users to aim, draw, point, swing, and interact within games and apps like never before.
Google Daydream will commercially roll out next month at $79 per unit. Further details about the new gadget and the highly-anticipated Google Harry Potter VR title are expected to come out in the next couple of days.
Alphabet is trading at $807.72 early Wednesday morning; Netflix at $104.53; News at $14.75; NYT at $11.98; and Time Warner at $79.98.
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