The forthcoming Alien: Covenant movie is getting a VR experience, Alien: Covenant In Utero and it launches this Wednesday on Oculus platforms.
Following the news of director Ridley Scott’s film production company launching a VR division, the release date for the Alien: Covenant In Utero experience has been announced in a brief teaser (seen heading this article); it’s coming April 26th to Oculus platforms.
ALIEN: COVENANT In Utero is a 360-degree virtual reality journey into a living nightmare and offers a terrifyingly close and personal encounter as an alien neomorph at the time of its birth. Fans will be able to experience the world around them, reliving the very first memories of the neomorph in an immersive environment.
So far the information we have says that the experience is launching “on Oculus,” which we presume to mean it will be available as a 360 video on both the Rift and Gear VR, though we’ve reached out to 20th Century Fox to clarify, as well as the price (which at this point we presume to be free).
Both 20th Century Fox and production company RSA have worked together on VR projects in the past, including the The Martian VR Experience (2016) which was associated with The Martian (2015) film starring Matt Damon.