Bigscreen lets you use your PC desktop in VR. Watch movies with friends in a virtual movie theater. Play your favorite PC video games on a huge screen. Hangout in social VR chat rooms. Events like weekly 3D Movie Nights and VR LAN parties.
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Apr 28, 2016
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March 23

NEW Hyper-realistic lighting update in environments



Hey all!

Bigscreen’s environments are getting a major refresh. Today’s update improves visual fidelity & immersion while simultaneously improving performance.

MORE IMMERSIVE
The Home Theater, Grand Theater, and Big Campfire have new dynamic lighting from the screen that looks hyper realistic, similar to our Big Cinema environment from 2017’s “Cinema Update”. This is a significant improvement to the visual fidelity and immersion of our larger theater environments.

Note how the colorful light from the screen shines on the environment, and how the environment goes dark if the screen is dark. People have been asking for this feature for a long time, and we’re excited to launch it.

BETTER PERFORMANCE
Our primary focus in this update was performance. For example, we have reduced CPU render time of the Home Theater environment by more than 10X.

This performance pass was necessary in order to port Bigscreen to mobile VR devices like the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Go. In case you missed last week’s announcement, we have started Alpha Testing on mobile VR headsets. You can sign up here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMAOWhBM01g
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March 8

Free VR movie night in Bigscreen: STARGATE ORIGINS

Hey everyone!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with MGM Studios to show STARGATE ORIGINS in Bigscreen. This week, people can watch the first 2 episodes of Stargate Origins, bonus content, and trailers, for free in Bigscreen with your friends.

Showtimes begin every 30 minutes starting at 6PM Eastern on Thursday March 8, until 3AM Eastern on Sunday March 11.

When we hosted TOP GUN 3D in December, which was only available in the United States, many of you asked us to do movie nights in more international countries. We listened to you, and tried very hard to secure international movie distribution deals.

This event is free and will be available to people in the United States & territories, United Kingdom & territories, Canada, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand.

No ticket or sign-up is required. To attend this event, grab your VR headset and download Bigscreen.

Watch our trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06mSHnljfJc
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Reviews

“Bigscreen combines the power and utility of your desktop computer, with the limitless and immersive presence of VR, to create a one-of-a-kind social experience”
UploadVR

“That ability to display whatever I want, in whatever size, shape and placement I prefer, that has me the most excited about virtual reality.”
Polygon

“An important step toward turning VR from a once-in-a-blue-moon experience into something you use every day”
Engadget

About This Game

Bigscreen is your VR movie theater.

WATCH movies with friends in a virtual movie theater.
PLAY your favorite PC video games on a huge screen.
HANG OUT in social VR chat rooms.
EVENTS like weekly 3D Movie Nights and VR LAN parties!

Features

  • Your DESKTOP IN VR: see your PC's desktop screen on huge virtual monitors that can be customized to any size or shape. Multi-monitor support for up to 3 virtual monitors.
  • DESKTOP STREAMING: screensharing in VR chat rooms enables you to watch movies with friends, play games together, and more.
  • Supports 3D MOVIES in Side-by-Side 3D or Over-Under 3D.
  • Drawing and whiteboarding with 3D markers
  • CROSS PLATFORM VR headset support: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, any SteamVR headset, any Windows Mixed Reality headset
  • Public and Private social VR CHAT ROOMS with up to 12 people per room
  • Choose from a variety of environments like campfires and movie theaters

Coming Soon

  • VIDEO PLAYER: play local video files stored on your VR headset, or stream from a video server.
  • MOBILE VR support

Join the Community

Join the Bigscreen Community Discord and come chat with the developers!

Bugs? Crashing? Need help?

Oops. Let us know what's broken or what went wrong and we're happy to help. We reply quickly and release updates/bugfixes every week.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1060 or greater
    • Storage: 1500 MB available space

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