Samsung isn’t the only company letting people watch live NBA games in virtual reality.
Now, users of Google’s Daydream View headset will be able to watch, too.
Back in 2015, professional basketball games in VR made their debut through a partnership with NextVR and the NBA on Samsung’s Gear VR. Initially, it was just a test, offering a couple of livestreamed games. But in 2016, NextVR began delivering one game a week in VR to NBA League Pass subscribers who also use the Gear VR.
Google is now getting in on the game, which could help it secure a larger piece of the rapidly growing mobile VR market. Google Daydream users in the U.S. can watch livestreamed NBA broadcasts, and users in Canada, the UK, Germany and Australia can enjoy highlights and video on demand. Read more…