WWE plots virtual reality venture with NextVR

US wrestling organisation WWE has agreed a new partnership with broadcast technology company NextVR to produce virtual reality event coverage.

The free-to-access virtual reality experience will be about 10 minutes long and available to fans around the world via the NextVR mobile application.

Fans can access the new experience after special WWE events.

NextVR will work with the WWE television and production team to place NextVR custom virtual reality cameras around events to capture the action.

VR coverage of events will be available through a Google Daydream View or Samsung Gear VR headset.