Hulu Launches VR App for Microsoft Headsets
Hulu’s exclusive Virtual Reality content is finally available on all Microsoft Mixed Reality headsets with a new Hulu VR app downloadable from the Microsoft Store.
Windows Mixed Reality Headsets Can Now Try Hulu Content
Hulu announced it is excited to expand its Virtual Reality footprint by joining Microsoft’s family of VR devices by adding the Hulu VR app to the Microsoft Store. The Hulu app is one of the first third-party media and entertainment applications to open its way into the Windows’s Mixed Reality Platform and is currently available for free.
But there is more good news from Hulu: The company partnered with to make two never-before-seen premium Virtual Reality projects: A Curious Mind and The Driver. They are two immersive VR experiences that will be exclusively available for Microsoft Mixed Reality headset users for an entire month. After this time, both A Curious Mind and The Driver will be available able across all VR platforms that support Hulu VR, including the Oculus Rift, Google Daydream, Samsung Gear VR, and the PSVR.
In the pop science VR show A Curious Mind, famous Lord of The Rings actor Dominic Monaghan will take players on an amazing, immersive journey into planet Earth’s most overwhelming phenomena and scientific concepts.
In The Driver players will jump in the front seat with NASCAR driver, Jeffrey Earnhardt, to experience the true excitement of driving over 150 miles per hour on the racetrack. This virtual experience was developed to simulate real g-force, providing players with an authentic, realistic NASCAR experience.
The Hulu VR app has more than 85 pieces of premium VR content available on every major VR platform – and anyone can download them for free, with no need for a Hulu subscription. For those who subscribe there is the possibility to stream Hulu’s entire library of 2D content in 3D environments.