If you are equipped with a VR headset and based in the United States, you should be able to enjoy up to 30 events during the 2018 Winter Olympics broadcast in virtual reality. Providing more than 50 hours of VR 2018 Winter Olympics footage for you to enjoy. The virtual reality Winter Olympics programs are being brought to you by a partnership between NBC and Intel. The on-demand video will be open to the public, while the live streaming video will require viewers to authenticate a subscription with your pay-TV provider.
Check out the list of all the virtual reality 2018 Winter Olympic events listed below, half of which are live and half on demand. Unfortunately and quite astonishingly, neither the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive virtual reality headset seems to be supported by the programming and only the Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard, Google Daydream, and Windows ‘MR’ VR headsets are supported.
You will also need to download the NBC Sports VR application from the relevant online app store to view the virtual reality Olympic programs, which will allow you to then tune in on the allocated days. Check out the full 2018 Winter Olympic virtual reality schedule listed below. The 2018 Winter Olympic starts today on February 9th, 2018 and continues until February 25th, 2018 and takes place in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.