Baahubali ‘s success has clearly opened several doors of opportunities for the team. After working in the industry for 25 years, Rajamouli‘s’ journey into virtual reality begins today. It’s day 1 for Sword of Baahubali, the virtual reality game. It will give fans a chance to experience the world of Baahubali for real. They will almost feel like, Prabhas and Rana are seated next to them. A special 360 degree camera has been developed to make this VR experience possible.
The Baahubali team has plans to release this game around April 2017. “We are targeting the release of The Sword of Baahubali in April, 2017. We already have a few hundred theatres planning to install the VR equipment to support the launch of this extraordinary and compelling VR experience,” said the press statement.
Before this, the team had released a preview of Baahubali first ever graphic novel. Yes, the movie has not only created a VR experience for itself but also graphic novels and there are plans to also create an animated series based on this historical drama. Phew! Baahubali is clearly a brand, eveyrone wants a piece of. They are even plans to create merchandise based on this movie. It was at Jio MAMI 2016, the team had annouced of all their plans. Rajamouli, Prabhas, Tamannaah Bhatia, Anushka Shetty were present at this grand launch event.
Baahubali 2 is all set to be bigger and grander than the first part. After experimenting with the first part, the team has now got on board trained experts for the war sequences. It’s going be dramatic and most stunning in terms of visuals and architecture. Most importantly, we will finally know the answer to the most asked question – Why did Katappa kill Bahaubali? The movie stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah Bhatia. It’s all set to release on April 28, 2017.
After 25 years in film industry venturing into VR for the first time. First shooting day of SWORD OF BAAHUBALI. pic.twitter.com/9OK3GsZrFb
— rajamouli ss (@ssrajamouli) 25 de novembro de 2016
So, how excited are you for the virtual relaity game apart form the movie itself? While one will be a visual expeirnce, the VR game will make us a feel a part of it. Both are equally big and exciting. It’s also a big deal for the team.