You Can Be The Queen! (For Nine Minutes, Through VR)

By Gary Cutlack on at

Google and The Queen and YouTube have all come together for the good of the citizens of the UK, granting us a look at the insides and carpets of Buckingham Palace.

And this isn't any old boring advertorial for the benefit of the tourism industry -- it's a VR one. If you've got a VR thing, even just one of those cardboard boxes that hardly contains your phone, you can enjoy the tour. It's a bit blurry, but that's OK as VR is quite rubbish right now anyway so no one expects it to be otherwise.

Here it is. You can also do it with a mouse:

Just like being there, only without the feelings of stress triggered by the overbearing security presence. Comments are disabled beneath the clip, mind, to fend off possible internet opinion terrorism. [YouTube via Techradar]

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