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Overtime Elite (OTE) and Meta Quest have chosen to collaborate. They aim to make Quest 2 the official VR headset of the NBA. The Oculus Quest 2 is the most recent all-in-one virtual reality headset and the successor to the Oculus Quest. Meta Quest is a Facebook Technologies creation and a division of the Meta platform.
The OTE, an Atlanta-based basketball league for professional prospects. Meta Quest aim to kick off the cooperation with four events, two of which will be aired in VR. Moreover, the first of four events will take place on Wednesday, January 26 at 7 P.M. At OTE Arena and will stream live on Quest 2 and Rift headsets via Horizon Venues.
This event emphasizes the distinctions between OTE and other professional basketball viewing options in Atlanta and throughout the Southeast. “Overtime Elite was to provide fans with unprecedented access to the next generation of athletes,” said Marc Kohn, OTE’s director of content. Further, “our relationship with Meta Quest increases our capacity to bring fans together like never before.”
Indeed, with these dunk exhibitions and all that follows, Meta Quest hopes to capitalize on OTE’s unique position among enthusiasts. Furthermore, “it’s no surprise that OTE is helping to lead the way as we engage with the sports sector to map the road to the metaverse,” said Rob Shaw, Meta Quest’s director of sports league and media partnerships.
Pioneer in fan engagement technology.
“The league is a pioneer in using technology to increase fan engagement,”. Moreover, “we’re delighted to collaborate with them to bring their forward-thinking approach to VR,” Rob Shaw added.
Those who are unable to attend the event can watch it live on Horizon Venues and Oculus TV.
The Thompson twins, Amen and Ausar, forward Jai Smith, and guards Jean Montero and Lewis Duarte are among the 2022 and 2023 NBA prospects on the rosters of OTE’s three local clubs. On the other hand, the OTE Arena is adjacent to the new Microsoft offices and across the street from Atlantic Station.