BlackPink is performing a free VR concert for Meta Quest 3 and Oculus Quest 2 owners as a post-Christmas gift - world News Update

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If you’re a K-Pop instrumentality who owns a Meta Quest headset aliases gets 1 for Christmas, Meta has a gift for you; free front-row seats to a BlackPink performance successful virtual reality taking spot connected December 26 astatine 5pm PT / Wednesday 1am GMT / Wednesday 12am ACT.

The signaling is from nan group’s finale show of its caller World Tour – performed astatine nan Gocheok Sky Dome – and will beryllium disposable wrong Meta’s Horizon Worlds metaverse platform.

And this isn’t immoderate 10-minute clip show, this is simply a full-on 70-minute capacity that has been custom-made for VR according to a Meta property release. It’ll characteristic a number of nan group’s astir celebrated tracks including Shut Down, Pink Venom, and How You Like That and more.

Get successful early to debar disappointment

You tin RSVP for nan BlackPink performance connected nan event’s page but to watch it you’ll request a Quest headset – specifically an Oculus Quest 2, Meta Quest Pro, aliases Meta Quest 3 – and nan latest type of Meta Horizon Worlds installed.

I’d urge mounting an siren astir 1 hr earlier nan commencement time. This should springiness you clip to instal immoderate updates if your app aliases headset isn’t up to date, get your avatar into nan correct outfit aliases created if you don’t yet person one, and spell done nan Horizon Worlds tutorial and into nan Music Valley arena abstraction if you haven’t played it already.

From experience, I tin show you it’s amended to hold for a while successful nan arena than it is to effort and hop successful past infinitesimal and beryllium stuck successful agelong virtual queues that origin you to miss nan concert.

Popular artists are known to origin server crashes erstwhile an influx of group effort to load successful each astatine nan aforesaid time. Meta’s first large Foo Fighters VR performance suffered from this, and much precocious Eminiem’s capacity successful Fortnite’s Big Bang arena was missed by a batch of fans because of akin issues.

Thankfully if you do miss nan BlackPink performance premiere because of server issues, simply can’t make it because of different commitments, aliases want to watch it again later, replays will beryllium disposable until “the extremity of January” according to nan charismatic property release.

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