SHOWTIME Championship Boxing: Jacobs vs Quillin
Creating one of the highest viewed VR 360 sports videos for Showtime Sports
A VR Sports World First
For the first time ever, a boxing match has been released in its entirety in virtual reality, as SHOWTIME captured the shocking first round TKO from December 5th’s main event between WBA Middleweight World Champion Daniel Jacobs’ and previously undefeated challenger Peter Quillin. The all-Brooklyn main event has been made available in 360 video from ring-side, giving fans an unprecedented boxing experience. The VR video engrosses viewers in the matchup of the top middleweights, facing off in the prime of their career, where Brooklyn’s Jacobs (31-1, 28 KOs) won the “Battle For Brooklyn.”
One Round Knockout
SubVRsive assisted Showtime in the content capture, production, and processing using a variety of purpose-built VR camera arrays configured specifically for the experience. These systems allowed viewers at home to watch the match like never before, and was made available via Showtime’s existing social media channels on YouTube and Facebook, as well as on Samsung’s Milk VR platform for the Gear VR and Littlstar.