SXSW x VR
SXSW is proved to be a showcase for virtual reality. Production studio UNLTD was showing off its first VR series, Trinity, comprising five 15-minute episodes of interactive, futuristic sci-fi experiences. The format comprises volumetric, 360 and live-action tech to enable viewers to move around inside a Trinity episode
Skydance Interactive also touted its Archangel narrative-driven game. Players sit in the cockpit of a huge war machine aiming to halt a tyrannical corporation from taking over a post-apocalyptic US. The title will be rolled out across HTC Vive, Oculus, PlayStation and Steam.
Sony Pictures VR has also released its first virtual reality project, Passengers VR, based on the sci-fi drama featuring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt. The 20-minute experience places the viewer on the malfunctioningStarship Avalon.