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Your first look at the official YouTube VR app

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Google is going all in on virtual reality, and we saw the early stages of its plan for VR domination take shape this week at the annual Google I/O developer conference.

In fact, the entire event was streamed live in 360-degree video so that anyone with a VR headset anywhere in the world could follow along as if they were sitting right there in the audience.

The company s mission is clear: Google wants to own VR.

These were the first steps on our way toward a truly immersive video experience, and now we re taking another one with the YouTube VR app for Daydream, Google s platform for high-quality mobile virtual reality, announced today at Google I/O.

The user interface isn t yet finalized, but this early look shows that it provides quick and easy access to all of YouTube s core features.

It also comes with all the YouTube features you already love, like voice search, discovery, and playlists, all personalized for you, so you can experience the world s largest collection of VR videos in a whole new way.

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