This week Warner Bros. made available a new virtual reality experience for the Fantastic Beasts book and movie, providing fans with a way to immerse themselves in the world of Fantastic Beasts, using the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. The Fantastic Beast VR experience allows users to interact with six creatures from the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film, as well as offering the ability to cast spells and find hidden magical objects. The VR experience supports motion controllers for the Vive and Rift, allowing users to wave their hands to unlock doors, interact with creatures and more. Unfortunately, this feature is not available on the Samsung Gear VR.
Newt Scamander the star of Fantastic Beasts In the main protagonists also voices the character in the immersive VR experience. Check out the quick teaser trailer below to learn more about what you can expect from the Fantastic Beast VR experience which is now available to download. The latest edition builds upon the smaller version of the experience which was originally launched on the Google Daydream virtual reality headset to accompany the launch of the Fantastic Beast movie last year during November 2017.
The experience currently only provides interaction with creatures from the first film, although you can expect more to be added or a second experience to be released when the next movie The Crimes of Grindelwald, premiers later this year from November 16th, 2018 onwards. For more information jump over to the official Pottermore website by following the link below.