Saturday: Watch Real Madrid vs. Chelsea Live in VR


Jul 30 – 3pm ET: Real Madrid vs Chelsea at Michigan Stadium. These events are free to attend via the ICC channel on NextVR, which you can access on the Samsung Gear VR. You can now watch world-class soccer live in virtual reality with NextVR. Soccer fans, rejoice. NextVR and Relevant Sports are broadcasting the 2016 International Champions Cup (ICC), a preseason tournament between some of Europe’s top clubs.

How a bunch of high school students are using VR to help kids with autism


A group of students from Kent Career Technical Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has created a VR experience that aims to help students with autism practice social interaction. It's far from a finished product, but was polished enough to make it to the final round of Samsung's nationwide Solve for Tomorrow invention competition last month. Virtual reality may finally be having a moment, at least for one community.

Weekend Downloads: New Content on Gear VR


Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift. Using the NextVR app you can watch Real Madrid vs Chelsea at Michigan Stadium Jul 30th at 3pm ET. This weekend there’s a variety of Gear VR content to check out, everything from sailing the high seas, piloting star fighters or even hitting the night scene with deadmau5. There’s a little something for everyone to check out this week!