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The experience is due out around the October 2017 release of the Blade Runner sequel.

Blade Runner 2049 VR experience coming to Oculus

A virtual reality experience based on the upcoming Warner Bros’ upcoming Blade Runner sequel, Blade Runner 2049, is coming to Oculus.

The newly formed Alcon Interactive division of Alcon Entertainment is teaming with the virtual reality company to create the experience, due out around the October 2017 release of Blade Runner 2049.

“We are so excited to be working with Alcon Interactive to bring the Blade Runner universe to the Oculus platform next year,” said Colum Slevin, head of experiences, Oculus.

“Blade Runner has always pushed the boundaries of cinema, visionary art, design and story and bringing the sequel to this beloved sci-fi property to VR gives us an opportunity to push those boundaries further. We look forward to giving audiences a new way to experience this iconic title in an entirely new and reimagined way.”

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