Users will be able to step into a world where technology and music unite for a K-pop extravaganza like never before. BLACKPINK: A VR Encore catapults fans right into the heart of Seoul, filmed at the BLACKPINK WORLD TOUR [BORN PINK] finale show at the Gocheok Sky Dome. Grab your Meta Quest headset and get ready to be mesmerized by the energy of the world-famous K-pop superstars, BLACKPINK, sharing their global impact and celebrating the transcendent power of their music through their first concert in VR.
BLACKPINK: A VR Encore will premiere in VR on Tuesday, December 26 in Meta Horizon Worlds as the can’t-miss event in the lead-up to the New Year with BLACKPINK bringing their unforgettable tour to life.
“We’re thrilled to embrace the dynamic world of VR because it allows us to reach an even wider global audience and share our music in an entirely new, immersive way,”BLACKPINK said. “This VR concert is not just a show; it’s an extension of the tour we poured our hearts into. We can’t wait for you to see the magic we’ve created with The Diamond Bros and Meta, and thank you to our incredible BLINKs for your endless support.”
The concert will feature BLACKPINK’s most popular hit songs from the BLACKPINK WORLD TOUR [BORN PINK] including “Shut Down,” “Pink Venom,” “How You Like That,” and more. Members of BLACKPINK include JISOO, JENNIE, ROSÉ, and LISA. The 70-minute concert special is custom-made for VR, produced and directed by The Diamond Bros in partnership with Meta. The show was filmed to give the audience a first person experience of being in Seoul at the Gocheok Sky Dome and a front row seat for the final sold-out concert of the tour.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have partnered with Meta on this amazing opportunity,” said Josh Diamond, Director and Executive Producer at The Diamond Bros. “BLACKPINK is an iconic, groundbreaking group and being able to capture them in VR in Seoul, South Korea for the final performance of their Encore tour was incredible. We can’t wait for everyone to experience it!”
Meta Horizon Worlds’ Music Valley, where the concert will be exclusively available in VR, offers the ultimate music festival experience in virtual reality. This free social experience is available for Meta Quest VR headset owners in select regions and will give music fans a front row seat to incredible performances from BLACKPINK as well as many other artists, without having to leave the comfort of their home. Meta Quest 3 is the world’s first mainstream headset built for mixed reality— allowing virtual elements to blend with your physical surroundings! With more than 500 experiences including games, music experiences, fitness training, and a home theater in your headset, Quest 3 offers endless possibilities.
“Artists like BLACKPINK are transforming how music fans experience performances and connect with their favorite artists,” commented Vishal Shah, VP of Metaverse at Meta. “We’re excited to feature this creative, social VR experience from The Diamond Bros in Horizon Worlds and can’t wait for Meta Quest owners to take a front-row seat for this amazing show.”