‘Silicon Valley’ VR Experience Lets You Explore Erlich Bachman’s Incubator, Now on Rift & Vive

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VR headset users now have a chance to walk into an interactive version of HBO’s Silicon Valley house. The Palo Alto home, which is owned by the series’ eccentric startup guru Erlich Bachman (T.J. Miller), was lovingly recreated in VR, replete with ‘always blue’ ball, foosball, and yes, even a bong.

Update (05/12/18): First released on Viveport, for HTC Vive, the free ‘Silicon Valley: Inside the Hacker Hostel’ experience is now available on Oculus Rift for US-based users. The release on Rift precedes the show’s season finale, coming May 13th.

The original article follows below:

Original article (03/24/18): Called Silicon Valley: Inside the Hacker Hostel, the experience is landing on Viveport March 25th, giving you a chance to walk around the house and fulfill objectives given to you by the show’s characters – Gilfoyle (Martin Starr) and Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani).

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According development studio Rewind, you’ll have one-on-one encounters with Dinesh, Gilfoyle, Richard (Thomas Middleditch), Big Head (Josh Brener) and Jian-Yang (Jimmy O. Yang). You’ll be able to demo the show’s infamous Not Hot Dog app and find a secret message from Jared, and help Richard out of a coding crisis. Rewind says there are 756 items to interact with.

Silicon Valley: Inside the Hacker Hostel was created in promotion of the TV show’s upcoming fifth season which starts tomorrow, March 25th.

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  • Adam

    If you are interested in playing proper foosball simulation in VR then I would recommend Foosball VR on Steam.

    • Ashley

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    • Pauline

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  • George T

    Region locked to the US… viveport is dead to me.

  • Luke

    sorry for the OT. do you have any idea why microsoft does not support mixed reality headsets on xbox one?

  • marc

    ok, let me know when it’s on steam

  • just what we need in the vr industry, more middle age white male influence

  • oh look, just what the vr industry needs more of: content geared towards middle age white men.

    • jj

      Well thats my estimation of the current demographic for vr, which is getting more diversified and younger by the minute. But for now, this was a push directly for who is in the market at this time knowing it very well might be obsolete by the time more people arrive. Thats all, no need to make it a racists, ageism ploy when there doesn’t need to be one.

  • Nick Dauchot

    First I thought this was a Silicon Valley (N64) remake for VR, which would have been much more interesting,.