YouTube is launching its virtual reality app on the Oculus Go cellular VR headset nowadays, after announcing its plans in September. The app should be purchasable in the Oculus store, joining similar apps for Samsung equipment VR, Sony playstation VR, Google Daydream VR, and computing device VR headsets. It’s a advantageous addition to the Oculus Go, which is aimed toward VR video enthusiasts and other non-gaming users.
YouTube’s VR app supports 360-diploma video and usual video in a VR theater. It also contains social aspects, so users can watch movies with headset-donning chums. The app become at first unique to smartphones, both during the low-tech Google Cardboard or the cell Google Daydream View. We as soon as described YouTube because the “killer app” for Google’s Daydream cell VR platform, however Daydream has had a slow rollout, and we’ve heard little or no about it in fresh months.
At this aspect, YouTube is fitting a standard part of a VR ecosystem — like its flatscreen counterpart on other contraptions. however we’re nonetheless ready to peer whether it launches on the upcoming Oculus Quest, which is decided to launch next spring.