Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additionsto theSamsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift. Werekicking off the weekend with a tonof new content to check out. Whether discovering our national parks with President Obama, flying high on a roller coaster ride, experiencinga concert as a rock star or taking a journey back in time, theres a little something for everyone.
This Weeks New Gear VR and Oculus Rift Content (8/20/16)
Galaxy Golf ($4.99 Gear VR/ Rift)
Tee off in another dimension with Galaxy Golf! Fusing miniature and traditional golf with a space age twist, youll work your way through the whimsical wayward planets and asteroids of faraway fairways.
Shiny ($3.99 Gear VR)
Shiny is an audiovisual game experience designed exclusively for virtual reality. Import your own music and play levels, which are generated from the tracks of your favorite songs.
Pinball FX2 Season One Pack Update($24.99 Rift)
On Aug 23, Pinball FX2 added five fan-favorite tables CastleStorm, Wild Wet Rampage, BioLab, Paranormal and Earth Defense. Each table has been curated by the pinball wizards at Zen Studios and recreated with spectacular effects that you can only experience with the Oculus Rift.
Through the Ages: President Obama Celebrates Americas National Parks (FREE Gear VR)
Embark on a VR journey with President Obama in Yosemite National Park. Take in the presidents remarks as you explore every angle of the incredible surroundings of Yosemite, including El Capitan, the Cathedral Rocks, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite Falls, and the Merced River.
Coastiality (FREE Gear VR)
Want to visit some fun theme parks and ride some great roller coasters from the comfort of your home? With Coastiality, you can! Strap on your Gear VR and go!
Joan Jett VR (FREE Gear VR)
Ever want to know what its like to be a rock star? Joan Jett VR teleports you onto the stage with Rock and Roll legend Joan Jett. Experience what its like to see the crowd from Joans perspective and also view the concert only a few inches away from Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.
Scopic (FREE Gear VR)
Scopic offers the finest array of high-end, must-see VR documentaries. From the award-winning documentary Refugees, to an Hindu pilgrimage of faith, to hanging with Jimmy Nelson in exclusive remote places, Scopic transports you to places you didnt know existed.
Teen Wolf(FREE Gear VR)
Turbo Super Now is the home for a few sci-fi and genre VR, including VR movies, TV shows and even originals. If its cool and mind melting, youll likely find it here. First up is Teen Wolf VR. The story actually changes based on where you look. You may not notice, but if you look the wrong way well, lets just say things do not end your way.
Stdel Time Machine (FREE Gear VR)
What did Frankfurts famous Stdel Museum and its artwork look like in the nineteenth century? The Time Machine transports you to the art museum and how it presented its collection in 1878. Wander through the 3D reconstructions of the collection rooms and find out which of your favorite works were already in the museum back then.
Fearless (FREE Rift)
Inspired by the well-proven principles of exposure therapy, Fearless is designed to help you overcome your fears. In this early access version, youll try to overcome your fear of spiders. NOTE: You can access the first set of levels for free. To complete the spider experience, there is an in-app purchase, which is $9.99 for a limited time.
Worldly Cup VR (FREE Rift)
Welcome to Worldy Cup VR, a fast-paced, old-school arcade soccer game with power-ups, super shots, team commands, multiplayer for up to 6 players, and a unique retro voxel 3D pixel art visual style. Play in many soccer field scenes including on the moon, mars, an ice field, during a meteor storm and many others.
SAMSUNG VR CONTENT:
Chasing the Dream (Samsung and USA Basketball) Episode 2 & Episode 3Chasing the Dreamepisode two and threedebuted this week on Samsung VR. Chasing the Dream is the second project in the Beyond the Frame series, spotlighting members of the USA Basketball Mens National Team, including Klay Thompson and Paul George, and providing the players perspective in the weeks leading up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Episode 2: United
All season, these NBA superstars have competed as rivals. Now they must come together as one team and fight for a common goal: to become Olympic champions. Chasing The Dream is an immersive virtual reality experience with Team USAs biggest mens basketball stars, as they prepare to go for the gold.
Episode 3: Game Day
Youve met the team; now get a first-hand experience of what it takes to make it to Rio. Explore unprecedented access to the first USA mens basketball exhibition, leading up to the 2016 Olympics. Chasing The Dream is an immersive virtual reality experience with Team USAs biggest stars, as they prepare to go for the gold.