Through virtual reality on Android and Daydream-enabled devices, The New York Times puts you at the center of the stories that only we can tell.

From embedding with Iraqi forces as they fight to retake Falluja from ISIS to climbing the spire of the World Trade Center with professional mountaineer Jimmy Chin or setting foot on the alien world of Pluto, NYT VR delivers on the promise of VR to bring you to places you can’t normally go.

Experience our award-winning virtual reality films by New York Times journalists in an immersive 360-degree video experience.

For the most immersive NYT VR experience, watch our VR films with Google Cardboard. If you don’t have one, you can still watch our VR stories on your smartphone.

We’ll be posting new virtual reality films every month or so.

App Features:
* Exclusive 360 videos for Cardboard or smartphone-only mode
* Push notifications when new films launch
* Option to stream or download films
* Spatial audio
* Daydream enabled

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NYT VR is optimized for Google Cardboard V2.

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