E3 News – VirZoom
VirZOOM will showcase the world’s first commercially available virtual reality exercise game system at E3 with HTC Vive
CAMBRIDGE, MA – June 9, 2016 – Today, virtual reality technology company VirZOOM Inc. announced Early Access product shipments globally to pre-order customers starting this month. The system includes the VirZOOM Bike Controller, the VirZOOM Arcade suite of VR exercise games downloadable from the Steam Store, a free PC game controller emulator, a free SDK for the Unity game engine, and free integration with the Strava fitness app.
Commercial launch of VirZOOM at E3 2016 in Los Angeles, California will take place in the HTC Vive booth in the concourse area at the Los Angeles Convention Center Concourse area on Wednesday, June 15th, from 10:00AM to 2:00PM PST.
“By combining interactive entertainment with the areas of health and fitness, VirZoom is uniquely poised to introduce VR to a broad range of audiences. HTC is excited to partner with VirZoom at E3 to showcase the variety of experiences available for Vive,” said Ryan Hoopingarner (Director, Product Marketing – VR, HTC Vive)
VirZOOM is available for $399.95 at www.virzoom.com and is compatible with HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR headsets. VirZOOM will be available via major online retailers in July and in-store later this year.
“We’re thrilled to finally be able to show off our market-ready VirZOOM VR game system after years of design, engineering, and polish by our veteran development team with feedback from over 60 alpha and beta sites,” remarked VirZOOM’s Co-Founder and CEO, Eric Janszen. “E3 attendees who try VirZOOM at HTC Vive’s booth should plan to be astonished.”
About VirZOOM Inc.
VirZOOM creates patent-pending VR exercise games that work with PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, or HTC Vive virtual reality headsets played with a custom VR game controller to deliver uniquely exciting, discomfort-free virtual reality game play with health and wellness benefits. VirZOOM’s smart, connected stationary exercise bike-based VR motion controller lets you explore virtual worlds under your own power. Co-founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts by Eric Janszen and Eric Malafeew in early 2015, VirZOOM gives you a workout without the work. For more information, please visit www.virzoom.com .
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