Vudu brings its TV and movie streaming app to Facebook’s Oculus VR devices

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Rent or buy 3D titles through the app

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Vudu’s freemium streaming app is now supported on Facebook’s Oculus Quest 1 and Quest 2 VR devices, a spokesperson revealed ledge There are over a hundred 3D titles available to buy or rent.

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The Fandango-owned streaming service — which was bought from Walmart last year — supports both rental and purchases, along with free, ad-supported movies and TV. In addition to the more than 100 titles available on Vudu in 3D, the service additionally offers over 200,000 titles to rent or purchase to stream on other devices, as well as thousands of ad-supported titles. This is the first time that the app is supported on VR devices, a spokesperson explained. ledge.

“We are thrilled to be working with Oculus to help transport fans to the new world in the hottest formats available,” Fandango Chief Commercial Officer Kevin Sheppella said in a statement.

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A Fandango spokesperson did not immediately return a request for comment on whether it planned to expand to other VR devices as well.

Following its acquisition of Vudu last year, Fandango pulled the plug on its Fandango Now streaming service — indicating that Vudu had a clear way forward in the streaming space. In addition to its fare, Vudu emphasizes the large number of 4K UHD titles it can stream, far more than many rivals (though support for UHD streaming on most major services has expanded significantly over the past few years). ). According to a Vudu spokesperson, movies available to rent in 3D on Oculus include:

  • ready player one ($3.99)
  • mego ($3.99)
  • Live Die Repeat ($3.99)
  • violent conduct ($3.99)
  • San Andreas ($3.99)
  • the LEGO movie ($3.99)
  • how to Train Your Dragon 2 ($4.99)
  • jurassic world ($4.99)
  • Saw: Final Chapter ($4.99)
  • minions ($4.99)
  • Everest ($4.99)
  • resident Evil Retribution ($4.99)
  • x-Men: Days of Future Past ($4.99)
  • Transformers: The Last NighTee ($4.99)
  • martian ($4.99)
  • Pleasure trip ($4.99)
  • The Boss Baby: Family Business ($5.99)

The service also allows 3D movie and TV purchases and 2D/3D bundles. gravity And mad max fury road are available for purchase in 3D for $14.99 and $19.99, respectively. poison And Guardians of the Galaxy Bundles can be purchased for $24.99 and $34.99 each.

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