Announcing LIVE FIFA World Cup™ Games in Oculus Venues, Plus More Ways to Watch on Oculus Go and Gear VR

Oculus Blog
Posted by Oculus VR
June 14, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup™ kicks off today, and we’re excited to share the ways you can watch the biggest event of the world’s most popular sport on Oculus Go and Gear VR.

Oculus Venues to Livestream Select FIFA World Cup™ Games in the US
Oculus Venues is your ticket to LIVE social events in VR. You can hang out with close friends and connect with thousands of fans while enjoying an immersive experience that includes all the lights, sounds, and action of the real-world experience. And starting this weekend, FIFA World Cup™ fans in the US will be able to watch select 2018 FIFA World Cup™ matches from FOX Sports for free in Venues!

Check out the LIVE US event schedule:

Feel closer to the game than ever before with the excitement and energy of actually being there. Venues is available on both Oculus Go and Gear VR, so grab your headset and join the crowd from inside the stadium.

Other Ways to Watch
In addition to select games in Oculus Venues in the US, there are plenty of options to catch some FIFA World Cup™ action on Gear VR and Oculus Go in a number of different countries:

  • BBC Sport VR – FIFA World Cup Russia 2018™
    Oculus Go + Gear VR
    Supported Regions: UK
  • DIRECTV Sports VR
    Gear VR
    Supported Regions: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
  • ERT VR
    Gear VR
    Supported Regions: Greece
  • FOX Sports VR
    Oculus Go + Gear VR
    Supported Regions: US
  • MYTF1 VR: Coupe du Monde de la FIFA™
    Gear VR
    Supported Regions: France
  • SBS | Optus FIFA World Cup VR
    Gear VR
    Supported Regions: Australia
  • Telemundo Deportes VR
    Gear VR
    Supported Regions: US

You can unlock FIFA World Cup™ coverage in your region’s app by authenticating through your pay TV provider.

Let the Games Begin
We can’t wait to see people in the US meet up with friends to watch FIFA World Cup™ games live in Oculus Venues, and we’re excited to have developer partners providing coverage in other countries. Grab your headset and share your #worldcup stories with us on Twitter.

— The Oculus Team