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Sony Pictures VR Launches 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Experience

The multi-platform VR experience is based on Columbia Pictures’ 'Spider-Man: Homecoming,' in theaters July 7, and will be free across major VR platforms PlayStationVR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift June 30.

CULVER CITY, CA -- Sony Pictures Virtual Reality has announced Spider-Man: Homecoming VR, a new multi-platform promotional VR experience based on Columbia Pictures’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, out this summer, July 7.

Guided by the helpful artificial intelligence unit built into the new Spider-Man suit, Spider-Man: Homecoming VR offers players the chance to suit up as Spider-Man, hone their web-shooting skills and sling high above New York City in pursuit of the Vulture. Spider-Man: Homecoming VR will be available for free across all major VR platforms, including PlayStationVR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, starting June 30, leading up to the film's theatrical release.

“Spider-Man is the most beloved superhero in the world, so we knew Spider-Man: Homecoming VR had to be something special. Fans can wear the suit, fire the new web shooters -- THWIP! -- and swing through the air in a faceoff with The Vulture. It’s every fan’s fantasy turned into virtual reality,” said Jake Zim, Senior Vice President, Virtual Reality at Sony Pictures.

Leading up to its in-home release, fans can experience Spider-Man: Homecoming VR at special events and select movie theaters worldwide, starting this weekend at select Cinemark Theaters in the US and at the CineEurope tradeshow in Barcelona.

Spider-Man: Homecoming VR was produced by Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and developed by the award-winning agency CreateVR, using industry-leading Dell Precision workstations powered by Intel.

For more information on Spider-Man: Homecoming VR, visit the main Spider-Man: Homecoming web page at www.spidermanhomecoming.com.

Source: Sony Pictures Virtual Reality

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