Ready Player One, the Steven Spielberg-directed film based on Ernest Cline’s sci-fi novel of the same name, is making headlines. This is no secret. If you’ve spent any time on the Internet lately, you’ve probably heard the topic.whether the buzz is about meTS Box Office Results again Criticism of posters, you’ve probably heard a thing or two. It’s a simple hero’s journey chock-full of love for pop culture, and people seem to be enjoying it.
So how does it relate to our site, VR World?
Well, the big part of Ready Player One is actually virtual reality. In fact, much of the film takes place in a VR world that seemed far away for a few days in 2011, but closer than ever to its realization here in 2018. VRChat, some might say, that dream is already starting to come true.
Ready Player One’s commitment to VR technology sure to stimulate interest in real virtual reality technology, Unlike the retro sci-fi inspired, VR tech is actually being released at a time when it’s very capable. Numerous popular VR gamesconsumers have more reasons than ever to invest in virtual reality.
Ready Player One will be the biggest mainstream exposure VR gets this year. It’s a little too early to tell how long Ready Player One will stay at the forefront of people’s minds, but it’s entirely possible that people will take a closer look at the real-world technology that makes it possible.
If you’ve seen Ready Player One, let us know by commenting below: What did you think? Do you think the film will help revive public interest in virtual reality?