Here are all the apps and games you'll be able to use with Google's new Daydream View headset
At its event on Wednesday, Google made a slew of announcements about its new home products, including Daydream View, its virtual reality headset launching in November.
The headset, which is made of a soft fabric and foam rather than hard plastic, launches in November for $79. You'll need a Daydream-compatible smartphone to use it, since that's what functions as the headset's screen. As of right now, the only phone that's confirmed to work with Daydream is Google's own smartphone, the Pixel.
Here are all the apps, games, and video content Google announced for Daydream VR:
The "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" VR experience turns the Pixel's remote into a magic wand.
"Gunjack" is a space shooter from the developers of "EVE Online" that's also coming to other VR headsets.
Other games announced for Daydream include "Wonderglade," "LEGO BrickHeadz," "Mekorama," "Need for Speed," "EarthShape," "Danger Goat," "Home Run Derby" and "Hungry Shark World."
A VR version of "Star Chart" converts your remote into a laser pointer, letting you gesture at various stars and constellations to learn more about them.
Google Street View in VR will let you go on "curated tours" of 150 real-world locations, like the Taj Mahal.
Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, Google Play, and other streaming services will work with Daydream View, displaying regular videos in large, cinema-style format.
YouTube has some special video experiences designed for VR, like one from the London Museum of Natural History, which makes it look like animals in the museum are coming to life.
By the end of the year, Google says there will be over 50 apps for the Daydream View, so more specific announcements about Daydream-compatible apps and games should be coming soon.