Besides being acquired by Facebook (a development that many people didn’t appreciate because of Facebook’s reputation,) there’s not a lot of news about the Oculus Rift these days, particularly with regard to available applications and games for the device. However, if you’re a big fan of Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s South Park franchise, you at least have something to look forward to because production outfit Tool has faithfully recreated South Park in 3D, which will allow anyone with an Oculus headset to explore the fictional Colorado town while interacting with characters.
The program was created for the Cannes Lions advertising festival, using a combination of flat cutout characters and more dimensional paper-textured buildings. The entire project was done over the course of a “few short weeks in June.”
If you don’t have an Oculus Rift available (like majority of users right now,) you can get a glimpse of what’s in store via the video below: