tech2 News StaffMay 17, 2016 11:56:12 IST
Samsung, in partnership with Oculus is providing premium VR content for free to new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge buyers in the United Kingdom for a limited time. New Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge customers who have purchased phones from select carriers are eligible for the offer. The carriers supported are 02, Vodafone and Dixons Carphone. These select customers will be able to purchase Samsung Gear VR at a special discounted price, and the Gear VR comes bundled with some of the most popular games and experiences from Oculus. These include Anshar Wars 2, Darknet, Drift, Ocean Rift and Starchart.
David Lowes, Chief Marketing Officer, Samsung Electronics Europe, said “Our Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are performing extremely well, demonstrating continued strong demand for our premium flagship devices. The smartphone is already so fundamental to our lives but connecting it with a product like the Gear VR opens up incredible new experiences that are often as emotional as they are immersive. With this new incentive, we’re encouraging broader VR adoption so that more people can experience this amazing new technology for themselves.”
“At Oculus, we want people to experience anything, anywhere through the power of virtual reality and we’re starting to see that happen with Gear VR,” commented Max Cohen, Head of Mobile at Oculus. “We recently announced that one million people used Gear VR in April – this is an important milestone, which speaks to the great experience that Samsung and Oculus can deliver. Together, the hardware and software provides the absolute best VR experience on mobile available today and we’re looking forward to continuing to excite and engage European consumers.”
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