Megadeth’s takeover of CEEK VR is the first major Virtual Reality experience packaged with a new album release.
IRVINE, CA, January 22, 2015 – EON Reality Inc., the world leader in Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer for industry, education, and edutainment, together with CEEK VR, Inc and Universal Music Group today released Megadeth Dystopia VR Experience a takeover of CEEK VR, the next generation social Virtual Reality platform. Megadeth’s Dystopia VR Experience includes five performances filmed in 360 degree video, an interview with the band, a produced 360 degree music video, and a Virtual Reality environment for fans to interact with each other. The Experience is available on Google Play, the Apple App Store, and is coming soon to Gear VR.
The Dystopia VR Experience, which accompanies Megadeth’s fifteenth studio album, is the first major Virtual Reality experience packaged with a new album release. This is another first for the innovative band who had the first band website: Megadeth, Arizona. With the VR Experience, fans from around the world can “rock out” with their friends, whether they’re in the same room or across the globe.
A special Megadeth VR Cardbox Deluxe Pack is available for purchase and contains a Megadeth VR Headset, a Megadeth Dystopia CD, and the CEEK app access code to gain access to the performances.
“We are extremely excited to have partnered with EON Reality to use their VR gaming and simulation engine, vast expertise and knowledge to make this project a reality. Together we have created a robust social platform for distributing the Megadeth VR Experience and much more. Our goal with CEEK is to release singular experiences throughout the year, grow our content along with our audiences, and ultimately become the goto stop for the best in VR Concerts, 3D Movies and truly amazing experiences and the Dystopia VR Experience is the tip of that iceberg,” said CEEK VR Founder and President, Mary Spio.
The Megadeth Dystopia VR Experience was executive produced by CEEK president, Mary Spio and directed by Blair Underwood with EON Reality providing the Virtual Reality backbone that powers the app. When put together, fans are able from anywhere to experience the power of Megadeth’s performances from anywhere in the world all from their smartphone.
“Today marks a major milestone in the CEEK VR and EON Reality partnership that started two years ago, we are extremely excited and proud to have developed this unique mobile VR app specifically for the music industry. We look forward to a long and fruitful partnership with all our partners on this venture and wish Megadeth tremendous success as they start to their Dystopia tour,” said Mats W. Johansson, CEO and Co-founder, EON Reality, Inc.
The five songs included with the app are Fatal Illusion, The Threat is Real, Dystopia, Post American World, and Poisonous Shadows. The Megadeth VR Cardbox Deluxe Pack can be purchased on the CEEK website, or Megadeth’s website, and also at major retailers such as Bestbuy and Gamestop.
About CEEK VR
CEEK VR brings social events to life through virtual reality using any VR headset and one single app – the CEEK VR app. With Ceek’s social VR platform you can join friends in the ultimate immersive Virtual Reality experience; step into the movie, feel the rush of your favorite team run by you, get up-close and personal with your favorite bands, interact, connect and enjoy 360 videos, 3D movies, LIVE VR Concerts, festivals, VR sports, and much more.
In addition, the company’s CEEKARS 4D Headphones provide an unmatched engulfing soundscape that turns any audio experience into a heart pounding seismic cinematic explosion. Ceek – A New Reality. Visit www.ceek.com
About EON Reality
EON Reality is the world leader in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) based knowledge transfer for industry, education, and edutainment. EON Reality’s success is tied to its belief that knowledge is a human right and should be available, accessible, and affordable for every human on the planet. To carry this out, EON Reality, since 1999, has developed the de-facto standard for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer software that supports devices from mobile phones to large immersive domes. EON Reality’s global app development network, with twenty-two locations worldwide, has created the world’s leading AR/VR library for knowledge transfer with over 7,000 applications. Over 36 million people worldwide have downloaded these applications. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.