Uefa Champions League final in VR

Monday, June 5, 2017

Fox Sports has announced that it will offer its subscribers the opportunity to watch the 2017 Uefa Champions League final in virtual reality (VR).

The US network is partnering with LiveLike to livestream the European club soccer’s showpiece game through the free Fox Sports VR app, which is compatible with Samsung Gear VR headsets and Cardboard viewers.

In addition to the live action in 360 degrees, viewers will have access to LiveLike’s virtual suite that will house a choice of various camera angles, as well as statistics and pre-game video-on-demand (VOD) features.

The news follows UK broadcaster BT Sport’s announcement that it would also be making the game available to viewers in VR through its app.

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