Warner Bros. announced a Justice League VR experience today that ties into the upcoming movie. A demo is available in partnership with Gillette right now for iPhones and Android devices that let fans become Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg. You can check out some screenshots in the gallery below.
A more in-depth VR experience will be available at New York Comic-Con, which runs from October 5th through October 8th. This enhanced version will be playable on the HTC Vive.
On November 17th, an IMAX version of the VR experience will be available at IMAX VR Centres in New York and Los Angeles.
Finally, in December, Justice League Virtual Reality: The Complete Experience will be available to everyone at home on VR platforms like HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung GearVR, Google DayDream and Sony PSVR.
For more details, check out the full press release below.
Burbank, CA, September 7, 2017 –Warner Bros. invites fans to join the Justice League in a thrilling Virtual Reality experience that allows you to step into the shoes and feel the powers of the iconic DC Super Heroes: Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg. The Justice League VR experience will be rolled out in stages—to be released prior to, during, and after the theatrical opening of Justice League, on November 17, 2017. The four-stage unveiling will culminate with the at-home Justice League VR: The Complete Experience.
The first taste of the VR experience kicks off globally with a promotional demo in partnership with Gillette: Justice League VR: Join the League – Gillette Edition. It will be available for iPhones and Android phones starting September 7 for free download from Apple App Store, the Google Play Store and at http://justiceleaguethemovie.com/vr. This demo version is an interactive, gaze-based experience and will have up to 90 seconds of gameplay per character. The experience requires Google Cardboard or an equivalent VR viewer to play.
The following month, the Justice League booth at New York Comic Con will offer attendees a more in-depth sneak peek of the HTC Vive version of the experience with the Justice League VR: Join the League – New York Comic Con Edition. Users will be able to use the HTC Vive’s controllers for an enhanced version of the Super Hero simulations. Located at the Javits Center, New York Comic Con runs from October 5 through October 8.
The IMAX VR: Justice League Experience will be unveiled at IMAX VR Centres beginning on November 17—the opening day of the feature film—and will be an IMAX exclusive for its first two weeks. This totally immersive and completely interactive adventure will test if you are able to master your Super Hero powers. For more details and locations please visit http://imaxvr.imax.com.
Finally, in December, the VR experience comes home with an expanded Justice League Virtual Reality: The Complete Experience, to be released for transactional purchase on multiple VR platforms. Featuring additional modes and expanded missions, the home-based VR experience will support controllers, spatial tracking and room scale tracking, depending on the platform. Targeted platforms include HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung GearVR, Google DayDream and Sony PSVR (subject to change).
The Missions include:
Play as the Justice League members and see if you can master their powers:
- Outrace your enemies as BATMAN
- Fight Parademons as WONDER WOMAN
- Face a creature from the deep as AQUAMAN
- Stop a ticking bomb as THE FLASH
- Take out enemy drones as CYBORG
In addition, other characters from the DC universe may be added into the VR experience.
You can’t save the world alone. Join the league! http://justiceleaguethemovie.com/vr
About Justice League:
Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Raymond Fisher, Jason Momoa and Ezra Miller star in the action adventure Justice League.
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Justice League was directed by Zack Snyder from a screenplay by Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon, story by Terrio & Snyder. Based on characters from DC Entertainment; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Jon Berg and Geoff Johns produced the film, with Jim Rowe, Wesley Coller, Curtis Kanemoto, Chris Terrio and Ben Affleck serving as executive producers.
Opening beginning on November 17 in 3D and 2D in select theatres and IMAX, Justice League will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.