Virtual Reality

Fox Sports to Offer UEFA Champions League Final in VR

Teams with LiveLike to create ‘virtual suite’ for Samsung Gear VR and Cardboard viewers 5/30/2017 5:46 PM Eastern

Fox Sports said it will offer the UEFA Champions League final in virtual reality using an app that is compatible with Samsung Gear VR headsets and Cardboard viewers.

The app, also accessible in 360-degree format on mobile devices, will present a “virtual suite” developed in partnership with LiveLike that will feature multiple camera angles of the match, as well as stats and pre-game VOD features.

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The fixture between Real Madrid and Juventus will be offered live on Fox this Saturday (June 3) at 2 p.m. ET.

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Fox has presented several other major sporting events in VR, including Super Bowl LI, the 2016 & 2017 Big East Men’s Basketball Tournaments, the 2016 U.S. Open Championship, the 2016 MLS Cup, the 2016 Bundesliga season opener, and the 2016 Big Ten Football Championship.

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