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San Francisco—September 30, 2016 ‐ Today, the VIVE team announced the global launch of Viveport, the app store for virtual reality, where customers can explore, create, connect, and experience the content they love and need. Viveport showcases VR experiences across art, creativity tools, design, education, fashion, music, sports, travel, video, and more. Viveport’s mission is to democratize access to the world’s most diverse selection of immersive experiences by empowering all content creators to reach and engage the fast-growing global VR audience.
“We believe Viveport is the place where customers will start their journey into new virtual reality experiences,” said Rikard Steiber, President of Viveport. “Now, fans in over 30 countries will join us on a fantastic voyage, as they get to experience amazing VR Apps published by the best content creators in the industry. In addition to debuting new Viveport Premieres, we are also rewarding our community with a special 48-hour launch celebration, where several marquee titles will be available for a special price of US$1.”
Viveport Premieres consist of content launching first on Viveport. Today, these include all new content from Everest VR, Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl, Lifeliqe, Stonehenge VR, The Music Room, an all-new edition of theBlu, and many more. The 48-hour launch celebration features theBlu, Mars Odyssey, and Firebird - La Peri, among others.
"Vive is a leader in VR and we're excited about the Viveport release, as we bring a new version of theBlu to VR fans everywhere", says Neville Spiteri, CEO of Wevr. "We can’t wait to see new and existing customers try out theBlu, Gnomes and Goblins, and some exciting upcoming titles on Viveport."
“The Everest VR team is excited to bring a new update for Viveport customers, which will transport them to the highest point on the planet to explore the majesty of Everest like never before,” said Kjartan Pierre Emilsson CEO of Sólfar Studios.
"With Viveport, Lifeliqe is able to spark lightbulb moments in the eyes of students learning science” said Ondrej Homola, CEO of Lifeliqe. “Now anyone can walk alongside dinosaurs and explore the human body among the many experiences in our virtual museum.”
The Viveport launch consists of the following offerings for customers:
Start your journey today by visiting www.viveport.com and explore the amazing destinations created by our community of content creators.
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