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“VRE’s commitment to education through VR has built the framework for their success.”11 June 2018
VR Education Holdings last week announced a release of Titanic part 2 – one of the company’s showcase experiences, expected August 2018.
The immersive VR experience places users on the world’s most famous ship on the night of the sinking, allowing them to experience the tragic events that lead to the Titanic’s historic sinking. The VR Education experience also allows users to deep dive around the shipwreck as she looks today. Titanic 2 by VR Education will be released on PC, Oculus Rift, HTC vibe and Windows Mixed Reality with a later version to be released on PlayStation VR.
Speaking about the announcement, David Whelan, CEO of VR Education said, “We are delighted with our development progress on Part 2 of Titanic VR and feel we are about to reignite the public’s imagination when it comes to the historic events around the sinking of this world-famous ship. We want to ensure that this experience is the best it can be and this short additional time will allow us to finesse some of the final details that will turn Titanic VR from a great experience to an exceptional one.”
Along with news, VR Education have also announced that its project produced in conjunction with the BBC, titled 1943: Berlin Blitz will be released in Q3 of this year. The most fearless World War II report brings to life the events inside a Lancaster bombing during one of the most well documented missions of World War II and uses original cockpit audio recorded 75 years ago.
Head of Stockbroking at Shard Capital, Gareth Burchell also commented, “VR Education are moving from strength to strength. Their unique educational VR experiences are attracting interest from across the world and their commitment to education through VR has built the framework for their success.”