Beauty and the Beast VR Experience Available on Oculus Rift


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Like many men this weekend. I have won points, major points with my significant other. I went to watch Beauty and the Beast in the theater. For those not familiar with Beauty and the Beast, this is a live-action version of the classic Disney animated movie. Its one of those movies where the characters suddenly burst into song at any moment. It seems to happen way too often for my taste. I counted five different songs within the first 25 minutes. Thankfully, it was a theater that served alcohol, so this did help me get through it. It also helped contribute to some of the most blissful sleep I have ever had. Anyway, I digress.

Transport yourself into the wonderful world of Disney from your very own living room with Disney Movies VR. This app is a fully-immersive experience where you visit themed worlds, including Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm, and interact with some of your favorite characters in their natural environments. Choose from multiple scenes in Disney movies and be a part of the action! Disney Movies VR is your ticket to full immersion into the many Disney experiences optimized for virtual reality. Brought to you by the imaginative minds at Disney.

The demo transports you into the Beast’s dining room where you sit at the head of the table for dinner. Lumiere (Talking and singing candlestick holder and voiced by Ewan McGregor) sings for you while magical plates and dishes fly around you. You can grab the plates and interact with the surroundings with Oculus Touch hand controllers.

View a 360-degree demo on Facebook for a sneak peak.

If you wish to relive the horror magic of Beauty and the Beast, then head on over to the Oculus Store.

WARNING: The Demo does contain songs.