Voltron Legendary Defender Series Previewed in Video

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1st episode launched Tuesday for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

The official Voltron YouTube channel began streaming an extended preview of its Dreamworks Voltron VR Chronicles cinematic VR experience. The first episode in the series launched on Tuesday for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive.

Users take on the role of Lance, pilot of the Blue Lion from Dreamworks Voltron Legendary Defender. Digital Domain describes to story of the first episode:

When Lance discovers the remains of a lost alien race deep within enemy space, he releases an unstoppable force that threatens to corrupt the Paladins' control over both their Lions and Voltron. Jumping into the heart of the adventure, you must overcome the corrupt force and relentless threat of Zarkon as you struggle to solve the ancient mystery and fight your way to victory.

Digital Domain is developing the experience in collaboration with Universal Brand Development. The voice actors from the original show are also voicing the characters in the experience.

Dreamworks Voltron Legendary Defender is a reimagining of the 1984-1985 Voltron project, which was adapted from two Toei Animation robot anime: King of Beasts Golion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV. The show's 11-episode first season premiered on Netflix in June 2016. The 13-episode second season premiered on Netflix on January 20, and the seven-episode third season premiered on August 4. A fourth season will premiere on October 13.

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