With the release of Peacock for Meta Quest headsets, you can now watch TV series on the fly in VR, including The Office and Saturday Night Live.
With the exception of a few unofficial workarounds, this is the first time the main streaming service is accessible on VR headsets. It also includes a number of well-known movies and TV episodes, including those mentioned above as well as Parks and Recreation, That ’70s Show, and Yellowstone, to name a few.
Live news and sporting events are also available, including Big Ten Football, Major League Baseball, Premier League Soccer, and WWE wrestling.
You can view the aforementioned content while looking at the web on multiple screens. Of course, you can always add another screen to have your own personal movie theatre.
“Launching Peacock on Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro meaningfully expands the existing partnership between Meta and NBCUniversal, and offers users more opportunities to experience Peacock’s robust content offering in an immersive VR and streaming experience,” said Annie Luo, EVP, head of global partnerships & strategic development, in a statement. There is something for everyone, whether it be a VR experience with The Office or a renowned movie franchise, a live sporting event, or the upcoming breakout Peacock original.
Jarred Kennedy, VP of immersive applications and experiences at Meta, continued, “We’re excited to bring the Peacock App to Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro.” You can transform any space into your own virtual entertainment theatre with Meta Quest 2 and Pro, and users now have access to an even greater selection of beloved TV shows, sports, and movies.
In the US and several US territories, the Peacock VR app is now accessible on Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro headsets. Although you can download the app for free, you must have a paid subscription in order to view the content. Fortunately, the business is giving everyone who registers a Meta Quest headset on or before April 11th, 2023, a free three-month subscription.
Those that qualify ought to get an email with a unique discount code and redemption link. To register for or sign in to a Peacock account and use the promotion, just click the linked link and adhere to the instructions. As the membership will automatically renew once the deal expires, you will be asked for your credit card information. If you decide you no longer want the service, make sure to cancel it within a few months.
The social VR metaverse Horizon Worlds and the Meta Avatar Store will soon be home to NBCUniversal original programming, according to a teaser from Meta. This contains The Office, Universal Monsters, and Halloween Horror Nights.