The Virtual Reality (VR) headset was launched along with the unveiling of a virtual reality cricket game
JetSynthesys, in collaboration with Sachin Tendulkar, has announced the launch of a new VR headset in the country. The launch took place at the CII India gaming show (IGS) event in New Delhi.
Sachin Tendulkar, speaking about the launch, said, “With VR, for the first time, the lines between gaming and real blur to give gamers an accurately simulated experience of the stadium, with real-time action right on their mobile screens. I thoroughly enjoyed reliving my matches with Sachin Saga VR, and I am sure it will resonate with cricket fans and gamers all over the world.”
The company has priced the Sachin Saga VR limited edition at a price of Rs 1,499 in the country. The package includes a VR headset, cricket game and bluetooth controller.
Sachin Saga VR headset features
Launched by JetSynthesys, the Sachin Saga VR Limited Edition comes installed with Sachin Saga VR game. The compnay claims that it also supports over 3,000 apps that are compatible with Google Cardboard. The headset features resin lenses and a Bluetooth controller.
JetSynthesys MD and vice chairman, Rajan Navani said, “Over the last year, Sachin Saga Cricket Champions has seen phenomenal success making it one of the most popular cricket mobile games, validated by the sheer downloads and user interest on the platform. Buoyed by this response and euphoria associated with cricket, we are delighted to launch Sachin Saga VR, a first of its kind innovation in the gaming industry bringing gamers closer to their favourite sport and its legend through an immersive social and virtual reality experience.”
Cricket is probably the most loved form of outdoor sports in India. Mixing it with increasing trend of virtual reality gaming might work wonders for the brand.