Mr. Robot fans take note: a special one-time-only 360 experience is headed your way for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Gear VR and Google Cardboard-enabled smartphones exactly at 10:45 AM PST on Thursday, July 21st.

According to a report by Entertainment Weekly, the 360 experience will feature 12-minute prequel to the series that will center around “a forgotten date that Elliot had with his former flame/drug dealer Shayla.”

photo courtesy of the USA Network
photo courtesy of the USA Network

The original work was written and directed by Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail, and will be staring show lead Rami Malek in his role as Elliot. Produced by Here Be Dragons (, you will be able to stream the 360 experience on Chris Milk’s Within (ex-VRSE) platform on VR devices starting at 10:45 AM PST, July 21st.

According to the USA Network “immediately following the premiere, the content will disappear from the Within app.”

To get the Within app, just head over to and download the version applicable to your VR device.

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