Marvel’s What If…? VR/AR app coming to Vision Pro


Marvel's 'What If…? – An Immersive Story' is coming exclusively to Apple Vision Pro
What If…? – An Immersive Story is only for those with Apple Vision Pro.
Photo: Disney/ILM

Marvel Studios and ILM Immersive are bringing an interactive story to Apple Vision Pro. What If…? – An Immersive Story will be an exclusive for Apple’s headset.

It’s an hour-long experience intended to put Marvel fans inside the Multiverse like never before.

Marvel’s What If…? – An Immersive Story puts viewers inside the Multiverse

The What If…? series on Disney+ reimagines familiar Marvel characters, putting them in alternative situations and working alongside — or against — unexpected characters. The version being created for Apple Vision Pro will take that to a new level

What If…? – An Immersive Story is the next evolution in how we tell our stories, where fans across generations can experience them and live out the adventure alongside their favorite heroes,” director and executive producer Dave Bushore said in a statement. “This experience kicks the door open to the Marvel Universe, and it’s a glimpse of what I’ve been waiting for my whole life.”

Viewers/players of the upcoming Vision Pro app will take a leading role in the interactive story as they move through the Multiverse. They’ll meet Multiversal variants of familiar characters, learn the mystic arts, and even harness the power of the Infinity Stones.

The software will use the augmented and virtual reality capacities of Vision Pro, and interact with their eyes and hands.

“This experience is truly groundbreaking and unlike anything we’ve done before,” said Jamie Voris, EVP/Chief Technology Officer at The Walt Disney Studios. “It’s an exciting new way to become a part of the MCU through a deeply emotional and compelling story.”

What If…? – An Immersive Story was written by David Dong and Phil McCarty (The Learning Curve), with music by Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning composer Laura Karpman (American Fiction, The Marvels).

Coming soon?

Despite Wednesday’s announcement of the Vision Pro application, Marvel and Disney stopped short of putting any kind of timetable on the release.

“Additional details about What If…? – An Immersive Story will be revealed soon,” is all they would say.


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