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The series, which launched Wednesday on Facebook Watch, sets people up on blind dates that take place in virtual reality worlds.
Backdrops include the aforementioned cosmos, a post-apocalyptic, zombie-filled world and ancient Egypt.
We chat while taking in the the endless expanse of stars surrounding us.
After about half an hour, we say our goodbyes, and I reach up and remove my headpiece.
They don’t exactly have the smoothest greeting: Bound by VR goggles, they fumble as they find one another to shake hands.
John, gazing at his VR self in a VR mirror, decides that he looks like a “creepy doll.” But at least some of his assets look good: “Look at my booty in this thing! If this is what the future of romance looks like, there is a real reason to worry about the continuity of the human race.
It will allow imagination to rule the roost; the choice of settings for your virtual date will be limited only by your imagination.
There's also a man, floating there with me, dressed casually in a T-shirt and pants.The value of online dating is a drop in the ocean compared to the video games industry, which is fast approaching 0 billion a year.Both industries are set to see yet more acceleration from the advent of VR, which could revolutionize the way we look for love online: With Facebook’s purchase of Oculus Rift, an obvious precursor to taking social media into a virtual world, the tools will already be in place to meet a potential partner with no strings attached.Most people dread being stuck in a coffee shop with a bad first date — let alone outer space.But that’s just one of the new frontiers of awkwardness that singletons face in “Virtually Dating,” a new show by Condé Nast Entertainment.