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by The New York Times Company

Universal App - Designed for both iPhone and iPad.

Price: Free

App Description

Through virtual reality, The New York Times put you at the center of the stories that only we can tell.

From embedding with Iraqi forces as they fight to retake Falluja from ISIS, to climbing the spire of the World Trade Center with professional mountaineer Jimmy Chin or setting foot the alien world of Pluto, NYT VR delivers on the promise of VR to bring you places you can’t normally go.

Experience our award-winning virtual reality films by New York Times journalists, in an immersive 360-degree video experience.

For the most immersive NYT VR experience, watch our VR films with Google Cardboard. If you don’t have one, you can still watch our VR stories on your smartphone.

We’ll be posting new virtual reality films every month or so.

App Features:
-Exclusive 360 videos for Cardboard or smartphone-only mode
-Option to stream or download films

Have feedback? Need help? Email NYTVR@nytimes.com.

What's new in version 2.2.3

We fixed a bug with spatial audio.

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  • Initial release v2.2.3 Nov 4, 2015
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App Details

Current Version: 2.2.3
File Size: 20Mb
Genre: News
Publisher: The New York Times Company
Content Rating: 12+
Users Rating: 3.00 (1 reviews)

App Overview

The NYT VR app game is now available for free on iOS. The app is compatible with iOS 8.2 or later on the following devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPad Pro, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 6G or newer.

Download NYT VR and use it on your iPhone or iPad (See button below). You can find links to download the app here.

Developer site: Support

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  • Amazing!!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By PurpleMermaid883, May 22, 2017
    This is the absolute best app that there is. I've never seen anything so exhilarating!
  • Content amazing; please add one thing

    Rated 4 out of 5
    By Illlluomo, April 29, 2017
    Can you please add the option to increase the gap between the stereo screens? I'm constantly cross eyed while using...
  • Great Content! But hard to find.

    Rated 4 out of 5
    By MrFricano, March 7, 2017
    I love the consistent and current content! But I wish there was a search feature to make it easier to...
  • Great app

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Zo11201, February 25, 2017
    Beautiful app
  • What a trip!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Kurtjens, January 30, 2017
    With some cardboard, two lenses, and a smart phone, this app works very well. Perhaps I'm easily impressed but I...
  • Unlock rotation lock

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Star jones, November 21, 2016
    The app will not work if rotation lock is on
  • gets stuck

    Rated 3 out of 5
    By vrtt, November 5, 2016
    gets stuck in the "please rotate your phone and put in your headphones" with no means to cancel or go...
Our Verdict: Average!

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