I remember this from SVVR a couple of years ago; it was really awesome even though they were trying to demo with a MacBook Air that could barely run it. The concept is that you are sitting up in a luxury skybox and can look out at the field from that perspective, while also watching the standard television format of the game.
This is exciting news, because a high profile VR series from Netflix could be a great source of buzz for the industry, a promise that Ready Player One will hopefully fulfill. One hopes it won’t be so dark as to scare people away from the technology. Altered Carbon, for its part, takes a very dark view of VR (the denizens of Altered...
It’s a very clever idea to get kids to take a break from the HMD by asking them to configure their suit in between levels.
It certainly is smoother than jumping back into virtual desktop mode.