Singulive launches its beta on Meta Quest

On February 1, the public beta of Singulive was launched, a platform for concerts and live music in virtual reality for Meta Quest. The technological development has been carried out by Binarybox Studios, whose team is a partner in the project.

According to official press release:

Singulive launches in Meta Quest the public beta of its concert and live music platform for virtual reality.

The initiative has been created, developed and produced by professionals from the music and technology sector in Spain and the San Francisco Bay area in California, home to emerging and global technology companies. Singulive is an initiative designed by and for lovers of live music. Also, of course, for the artists themselves, who will find a new stage on the platform. An extra to add to your usual tour.

We can enjoy up to five venues at Singulive: from those of small format such as Royale Hall , more oriented towards classical music or jazz, and Singulive Club , which also opens its range to rock, pop or funk, to large audiences that manages The Curtain , an entire auditorium designed to enjoy electronic music, going through that medium format offered by Apollo Theater . In addition, the platform has a complete movie theater, Cinema Dylan , where you can enjoy projections of documentaries related to the music industry.

Thus, among the first artists in its programming we find attractions for all tastes and ears: women with arms to take up, each one in their own style, such as Rosario La Tremendita or Soledad Vélez ; the beats by Eme Dj and Christian Wünsch , an invitation to the dance floor; the nostalgia for classics from our scene such as Diego Vasallo , La Unión or El Norte ; essential names in classical music such as Hugo Selles and Gorka Hermosa ; and even a cycle of film sessions in collaboration with the prestigious In-Edit Festival with titles such as the story of the road to success of the latest British rap-punk sensation “ Bunch of Kunst. A film about Sleaford Mods ”, the necessary recovery of all funk icons like Betty Davis in “ Betty: They Say I’m Different ”, the exploration of the power of music to transform (and even save) lives narrated in “ Octaves ”, or ” I will never forget this night “, the chronicle of the efforts of Niños Mutantes to bring their album “Ventanas” to the stage in pandemic times.

Among the novelties implemented with respect to the preliminary version launched last year on Steam (currently not available) are the new Singulive user accounts to allow multiplatform online sessions, the use of customizable user avatars, the creation of new chat rooms, concert or the possibility of accessing from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

On a technical level, the platform maintains the same visual aspect compared to the PC version presented last year, adding new graphic effects that make the most of the Meta Quest 2 hardware and improve the user experience to achieve a higher level of immersion and fidelity in the games. concerts.

During the first quarter of 2023, the version for mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) will be launched and later the version for PICO virtual reality devices will arrive.

The platform is currently entering a beta phase prior to the final launch in Meta Quest 2, and is available free of charge to any user who requests it from its website