Samsung and ESPN Pair Up to Stream X Games in VR

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Samsung announced a new VR experience for Gear VR owners this morning, thanks to a partnership with ESPN. Starting this Thursday through Saturday, select events at this year’s X Games will be streamed in virtual reality.

With this, you’ll be able to watch the Skateboard Vert competition, the BMX Street competition, and another amateur skateboard competition via your Gear VR, all in virtual reality.

If you’re wondering about exactly which events you can watch in VR, and when to view them, check the info below.

  • Thursday, July 13, 6:45 p.m. ET – Skateboard Vert
  • Friday, July 14, 6:00 p.m. ET – BMX Street
  • Saturday, July 15, 6:00 p.m. ET – Skateboard Street Amateurs

To get in on the action, you’ll need the Samsung VR app, which can be found by following the Google Play link below.

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