NextVR to Broadcast Over 20 Live NBA Games This Season, Coverage Starts Tonight

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NextVR , the leader in live VR sports broadcasting, today released their full schedule for their live NBA coverage, including 25 games featuring 30 teams throughout the 2016-2017 season. ET ( local time ) with San Antonio Spurs vs. Sacramento Kings. NextVR is throwing you two free NBA games this season via a free trial of the NBA LEAGUE PASS, which includes unlimited access to both TV broadcasts and VR broadcasts until November 1, 2016 at 11:59pm ET ( local time ).

NBA All-Star and Weekly Regular Season Coverage Comes Live to VR via TNT and Intel

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Turner Sports says that fans will be able to see highlights, recaps, and live and on-demand full games in VR (provided they are logged in with an applicable TV provider), including in-game broadcast stats and commentary. 67th NBA All-Star Game , 8:20 p.m. Following the All-Star coverage, one regular season game per week will be streamed: Thursday, Feb. Oklahoma City @ San Antonio , 8:00 p.m.


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NextVR Is Broadcasting NBA Games Live In Virtual Reality Every Tuesday


According to Keens, “there will be over 30 games airing on Tuesdays during the regular NBA season.” ” The first broadcast will be the only game that viewers can enjoy free of charge. The experiences will be available through the NextVR app itself which is currently only available for the Samsung Gear VR headset. In general, people don’t want to make decisions like that when watching a game.

The NBA and TNT Partner With Intel For Biggest VR Push Yet


The NBA and TNT are launching a VR experience that is powered by Intel True VR and promises to not only bring fans even closer to the game, but serve as a portal into all available programming through on-demand VR coverage of the upcoming NBA All-Star weekend. “Watching a game is great, but it is a relativity passive experience – no matter how large your television screen is, you’re still just watching a game,” said Aufhauser. “

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


You can enjoy the full audio recording below: In this weekly VRScout Report wrapup, we cover the pulse on PlayStation VR, USA Today’s parent company premieres VR news show, the NBA to stream 1 game/week in virtual reality with NextVR, Google wants YOU, investment & funding wrapup, and more… PLAYSTATION VR: TAKING THE PULSE. Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly live video show and podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst.