Bigscreen, the social VR viewing platform, got a big overhaul recently that brought 50+ livestreamed TV channels for free to users on all supported VR platforms. Now, Bigscreen is getting a Halloween update that includes more spooky channels and a new retro cinema environment.

The update, which is now live, includes 10 TV channels from Pluto to the featured list. There you’ll find Fear Factor, Disney Channel, The Addams Family, the Asylum, Criss Angel: Mind Freak, Thrillers, Terror, and more.

A new Retro Cinema is also a part of the update, combining a ’70s and ’80s vibe—perfect for viewing the throwback classics such as A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) or Friday the 13th (1980).

Bigscreen supports all major PC VR headsets and standalone VR headsets. You can download the app for free from the Oculus Store (RiftGoQuest) or Steam (Rift, Vive, Index, Windows VR).

And on that note, Bigscreen founder & CEO Darshan Shankar says in a blog post that the team is currently working on launching PSVR support in 2020 in addition to a Friends system.

PlayStation VR users have long envied the app’s ability to view loads of content socially and also watch livestream views of the other user’s desktops. We’re hoping Sony doesn’t put up any more roadblocks than necessary, as PSVR is essentially the only major VR headset not to have Bigscreen support.

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Well before the first modern XR products hit the market, Scott recognized the potential of the technology and set out to understand and document its growth. He has been professionally reporting on the space for nearly a decade as Editor at Road to VR, authoring more than 3,500 articles on the topic. Scott brings that seasoned insight to his reporting from major industry events across the globe.
  • gothicvillas

    Since I’ve got Index, bigscreen is one of my top apps to go. Finally watching films in vr isn’t “that” bad anymore. I struggled with og Vive, it just wasnt good. And social aspect is brilliant too.

    • Ron

      Love BS for viewing 3D movies