Meta’s taking a extra VR-aligned method to Halloween this 12 months, with a range of new, immersive horror experiences obtainable to Meta Quest customers.
The primary is a brand new ‘Haunted Home’, 180-degree VR expertise, created by director Eli Roth, who additionally directed ‘Cabin Fever’ and the ‘Hostel’ film collection.
The movie, starring Vanessa Hudgens, takes you thru a horror home occasion, the place persons are seemingly was dolls. That’s an enormous nope from me.
Meta’s additionally bought a brand new, four-episode ‘Scream Park’ mini-series in VR, starring Grace Van Dien from ‘Stranger Issues’.
Meta’s additionally internet hosting an array of different Halloween VR activations, together with:
- Tokyo Case: This two-part, 360-degree brief Japanese horror movie is taking Meta Quest TV by storm. Episode 1 is on the market now, and Episode 2 launches October 21.
- Meta Horizon Worlds Drive-In: Expertise a Halloween-themed drive-in film streaming a set of monster horror flicks from Crypt TV.
- Alien Apocalypse: A 360-degree VR video primarily based on H.G. Wells’s The Conflict of the Worlds.
- Pennywise the Dancing Clown: Everybody’s favourite clown is simply dying to satisfy you in VR. Filmed on location on the Derry Pageant and Funhouse in Derry, Maine.
There’s additionally this NOPE VR experience in Horizon Worlds.
Look, it’s early days for Horizon Worlds, Meta’s extra interactive VR area, so no, the expertise right here doesn’t look pretty much as good, or scary, as these different VR activations. Nevertheless it’ll get higher over time. Most likely.
Both means, you’ve a full scope right here of what VR has to supply – scary, immersive, polished VR experiences, and extra interactive, however nonetheless somewhat clunky, Horizon Worlds choices.
And you’ll anticipate Meta to proceed to place extra emphasis on VR activations like this shifting ahead, as it really works to advertise the metaverse, and construct hype for its VR instruments.
They might be value a glance, particularly for these attempting to get a greater understanding of the place issues are headed, and what’s potential in Meta’s VR environments.
You’ll be able to study extra about Meta’s Halloween VR experiences here.