Wave, the digital occasion manufacturing firm identified for placing on a ton of VR live shows a couple of years again, really deprecated VR help for its app again in early 2021 to deal with streaming its model of digital live shows to conventional platforms. Now, by way of a brand new partnership with VR headset creator Pico, Wave is about to leap again into VR with extra live shows, out there completely on Pico units.
Via the partnership, Wave says it’s creating “a collection of immersive 3D live performance experiences with massively world-renowned artists” for Pico’s line of client headsets. These embrace Pico Neo 3 and the brand new Pico 4 headset.
Its debut live performance is about to characteristic The Calvin Harris Expertise, going down on January thirteenth at 8:00PM GMT (native time right here). The expertise is claimed to final roughly 1 hour, which features a five-minute preshow and 25 min unique prolonged set.
Solely followers in Europe and Asia may have entry, the corporate says, the one markets the place Pico’s client headsets are at the moment out there. The VR-accessible live performance is claimed to be an “prolonged model,” of which solely a portion might be broadcasted on TikTok LIVE.
The live performance is slated to take followers on what Wave calls “a musical journey by way of Calvin’s digital universe, a metaverse occasion full of audio reactive visuals in a nature impressed luminous world.”
Calvin Harris is about to carry out dwell as a digital avatar in an immersive surroundings that Pico customers can be part of and probe for themselves. Customers can even have the chance to affect the dwell expertise by “interacting with others, creating dazzling results all through the present by clapping, writing personalised messages within the air, and even be part of Calvin on stage.”
To participate within the live performance, customers should obtain the Pico Video app from the Pico App Retailer, then choose The Calvin Harris Expertise in your Pico Video feed on the day of the present.
You’ll be able to RSVP to Wave’s premier Calvin Harris live performance right here. Rebroadcasts for Pico customers will re-air each day on weekends beginning Jan 14-26 at 8pm GMT.