HBO to host ‘groundbreaking’ ‘Lovecraft Country’ VR events

HBO is commemorating the release of its show, Lovecraft Country, in a unique way with a series of three VR events it describes as As guests with VR headsets experience the events, they will be able to talk and interact with each other through the  platform VRChat.

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HBO partnered with global creative partner The Mill to create an “alternate universe,” as The Mill’s Executive Creative Director Rama Allen described it. “We created Sanctum as a space to expand the possibilities of what the future of theatre, games, art installations, concerts, and live events can be,” he said. “Event #1: Garden of Eden” will be held 10 PM ET on Thursday, September 3rd. “Event #2: An American Dream” is scheduled for 10 PM ET on Thursday, September 24th. “Event #3: Music of the Cosmos” will take place 10 PN ET on Monday, October 19th.

HBO is commemorating the release of its show, Lovecraft Country, in a unique way with a series of three VR events it describes as “first-of-its-kind. ” Lovecraft Country: Sanctum will transport guests into a world inspired by the show, according to a statement from HBO.

A group of 100 “select influential voices” will be invited to experience the events via Oculus Quest headset, while fans will be able to watch and interact over a YouTube livestream.

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