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VR Education to launch Raid on the Ruhr experience at end of March

Raid on the Ruhr will give users a first-hand experience of the famous ‘Dambusters’ mission from 1943

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The experience will be available on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows from 29 March

VR Education Holdings Plc (LON:VRE) is to release is to release its latest showcase virtual reality experience, called Raid on the Ruhr, later this month.

The education experience, which is based on the famous World War 2 ‘Dambusters’ mission, will be available on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality Devices from 29 March.

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Raid on the Ruhr allows users to experience the famous 1943 mission first-hand as they fly the Lancaster bomber from the UK to the Ruhr Valley.

“Following on from our highly popular and award-winning experiences Apollo 11 VR, Titanic VR and 1943: Berlin Blitz, we are delighted to announce the release date of our next title, Raid on the Ruhr,” said chief executive Dave Whelan.

“Building on our previous research with the BBC while creating the Berlin Blitz experience, we have created this new title from the ground up providing users with more control as they fly the Lancaster to its target and drop the famous bouncing bomb on the Möhne and Edersee Dams.”

He added: “This title adds to our back catalogue of immersive experiences and provides more assets and content for our ENGAGE platform where educators and corporate trainers can create their own learning content.”

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