The anticipated Season 8 debut of AMC’s hit The Walking Dead is nearly upon us, and whereas the community is little doubt salivating over the probably massive viewers the premiere will attract, AMC can be seeking to additional develop its Strolling Useless content material. Using the rising emergence of VR expertise, AMC has launched a brand new VR app devoted fully to tie-in materials to its varied reveals. With the app, followers could have entry to a choice of unique content material — together with a full 360-degree video that places you proper in the course of The Strolling Useless‘s Season eight premiere.
After the Season eight premiere of The Strolling Useless, a 360-degree video will launch on AMC VR that places followers in an prolonged scene from the 100th episode of The Strolling Useless, titled “Mercy,” during which Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) has a confrontation with Father Gabriel (Seth Gilliam). Do not attempt to smack Negan, although, since it is not an interactive expertise. The video was directed by collection govt producer and make-up supervisor Greg Nicotero, with VR filmmaker Kevin Cornish co-directing. AMC teased that extra content material like it will usually launch on the app.
Earlier than the unique scene hits, although, AMC VR has a couple of issues obtainable to assist cross the time. The app presently has a four-part Strolling Useless collection referred to as “Attacked” that places you in the course of an assault by a horde of walkers, with you finally changing into one of many undead your self. “Attacked” was additionally directed by Greg Nicotero. The app additionally has a digital actuality preventing camp set on the earth of Into the Badlands. Customers even have entry to a screening room that includes the newest AMC trailers and behind-the-scenes movies.
AMC’s just-launched VR app, suitably referred to as AMC VR, is already obtainable for iOS, Android, Gear VR, and Google Daydream. As said above, will probably be the first dwelling to a wide range of VR content material tied on to reveals like The Strolling Useless and Into the Badlands, and Experience with Norman Reedus will even get some particular content material quickly. Followers who obtain the app now will little doubt have some enjoyable with what’s already there, however the massive ticket merchandise will not be obtainable till this Sunday, October 22.
This is not the primary time that AMC has delved into digital actuality expertise, both. The community has put out different 360-degree videos on YouTube earlier than, however this shall be AMC’s greatest leap into the rising VR house. There are few reveals that may be as tantalizing as The Strolling Useless in VR, although, however followers may not wish to anticipate as deep of an expertise as full-on VR video video games present.