To revive the band’s thrilling 2019 Simulation Theory Tour, Muse fans will have the opportunity to do so through a new VR experience presented by StageOvers, the creator of 3D virtual venues and interactive experiences. Open today for beta access, “Muse: Enter the Simulation” (the Stageverse app is available on iOS, Android and Oculus) allows virtual access to the band’s July 2019 concert at Madrid’s Wanda Stadium. Users appear in avatar formats and immerse themselves in the two-hour show with 16 views enhanced by 360-degree views and 3D visual effects. Additional features like backstage area are also offered.
Inside the virtual stadium, the exclusive virtual costume avatars of the muse and luxury fashion house Balmain Paris can talk to each other and express themselves with interactive elements.
“Simulation theory has always been about creating experiences that redefine human roles in programming and technology,” said Muse Frontman Matt Bellamy. “We can’t wait for our fans to truly immerse themselves in the world of our simulation theory and take full advantage of what the stageverse experience will offer.”
Olivier Rausting, Balmain’s creative director, added: “As I have often said over the past decade, my Balmain team and I have always been determined to break boundaries, as we constantly look for new and compelling etiquette to communicate with an expanding audience. Working with is helping us do just that – while this house continues to have long performances and long walks with talented musicians.
Stagevers was founded in 2017 by CEO Tim Ricker and CEO Claire Seidler “Towards creating a place where your digital identity and culture can survive and thrive, and it starts with a high fidelity, premium and accessible experience,” Ricker said. Noting that an NFT economy and marketplace would be their next announced initiative, which would “completely unlock community capitalism.”
The Los Angeles-based company’s Metavers technology comes courtesy of engineers and designers from Shazam, Magic Leap, HTC, Intel, Samsung Next, Blizzard and Atari. Stanwars has so far raised 7.5 million from key investors including Alan Breed (President, Edwood Capital), Matt Virtue (CEO, Rivals), Tom Murphy (Co-Founder, Crestview Partner) and Bill Harrison (former CEO and Chairman of JP). Has done. Morgan) as well as Zubin Mirzadegan (Operating Partner, Cleaner Perkins).
Watch the trailer for “Muse: Enter the Simulation” below: