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The book Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is one of the most famous VR books ever written. In fact, Oculus even gave a copy of it to each of their employees in the early days.

March 2018 will see the release of the movie adaption of the book, directed by legendary director Steven Spielberg.

Warner Bros. and HTC this week signed a deal to create a VR experience to coincide with the film.

Ready Player one:

In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines—puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them.
But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.

The VR Experience will be released on HTC's Viveport. Viveport experiences generally work on the Oculus Rift as well, so everyone should be able to enjoy.



Steven Paterson

Based in California. I am Scottish, I like Scotch and, oh yeah, a little VR too.