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Crytek Launches “VR First” Academic Initiative

By January 19, 2016TIFCA News


ITA member Crytek has announced the launch of its new VR First program. Crytek is partnering with academic institutions to provide state-of-the-art technology and facilities for students and researchers looking to explore the power and potential of VR. Members in the VR First program will benefit from full source code access to Crytek’s CRYENGINE development suite and free hardware use provided by Crytek’s VR First affiliates.

The initial VR First Lab opens its doors today at Istanbul’s Bahçeşehir University and will act as a pilot destination for the program. Crytek and the program’s affiliate hope to ensure every VR First lab facilitates users to play a key part in shaping the future of VR. Learn more at