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HTC Vive Look To Recreate Ready Player One’s The Oasis In VR

October 04, 2018 / Rebecca Hills-Duty

One of the more high-profile depictions of virtual reality (VR) recently was The Oasis depicted in Ready Player One, both the book and the Steven Spielberg film. In Ready Player One, The Oasis is an all-encompassing VR simulation where people can enjoy a huge range of experiences, from going to school to exotic fantasy or science fiction adventures. HTC Vive say they are attempting to make this idea a reality with a project called Planet Ludus.During a presentation at the Raindance Immersive Stories Summit, representatives from HTC Vive took to the stage to explain that the company was in the process of attempting to create a version of The Oasis from Ready Player One, which will act as a container for a range of VR experiences.The project, known as Planet Ludus, will initially offer between 5-10 hours of VR experiences. HTC Vive is actively seeking other VR experiences of high quality to add to Planet Ludus. Four VR experiences are said to be already included in Planet Ludus, includin...