As we wrote recently, Google’s first dedicated Daydream VR headset ‘View’ is out on November 10th and Google have now detailed the Daydream platform’s launch window software line up.
Google’s long awaited evolution of Cardboard, its early Android-based VR experiment, is finally almost with us. As of November 10th you’ll be able to pick up ‘View’, the first VR headset designed explicitly for use with Google’s Daydream mobile VR platform and Daydream certified Android phones.
In a blog post published today, Google have given a heads up as to where in the world you’ll be able to buy a Daydream View headset, from which mobile phone stores they’ll be available and how much you can expect to pay.
- United States: Verizon, Best Buy; $79 (USD)
- Canada: Bell, Rogers, Telus, Best Buy; $99 (CAD)
- United Kingdom: EE, Carphone Warehouse; £69 (GBP)
- Germany: Deutsche Telekom; €69 (EUR)
- Australia: Telstra, JB Hi-Fi; $119 (AUD)
Additionally, they’ve confirmed the software launch window lineup for Daydream View, with some 17 titles making their way to the platform over the coming weeks.
- Hulu VR
- YouTube VR
- Google Play Movies
- Invasion! (Baobab Studios)
- Star Chart VR
- The Wall Street Journal VR
- Street View (Google)
- The Guardian VR
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Warner Bros.)
- NYT VR (New York Times)
- Danger Goat (nDreams)
- Hunters Gate (Climax Studios)
- Wonderglade (Resolution Games)
- Gunjack 2: End of Shift (CCP Games)
- Mekorama (Martin Magni)
- Need for Speed: No Limits VR (EA)
- Home Run Derby (MLB)
nDreams, the developers behind The Assembly, have been in touch to share some of the first screenshots of their intriguing and bizarre looking puzzle platformer Danger Goat – a title described by the company as making “best use of the Daydream View headset and controller by combining tactile, dynamic puzzles with intuitive motion controls.”
As for the Daydream View headset itself, we took a video tour of the device at Google’s unveiling event last month, you can check that out below. We’ll have a more detailed hands-on with the platform soon.