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Find Fantastic Beasts with exclusive Google Daydream VR experience

Google has revealed a Daydream-exclusive VR experience based around the forthcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film.

Google says it worked with Warner Brothers to create the app based upon the J.K. Rowling-penned story, out next month.

It enables Daydreamers to become wizards via the new Daydream View headset. The new remote will act as a wand to levitate objects and cast spells.

The experience, which will be available in November when the headset and remote goes on sale, was announced at the MadeByGoogle event, where the company unveiled the Pixel handsets – the first to be compatible with Daydream.

Related: What is Google Daydream VR?

Google said apps from more than 50 partners will arrive by the end of the year, covering education, games and entertainment portals.

Star Chart, for example, will make it possible to explore the explore solar system and learn about constellations by pointing the wand at them.

Gunjack 2, from makers of Eve: Valkerie turns the remote into a weapon used to aim and fire at enemy ships.

The HBO Go, Netflix and Hulu apps are all being optimized for Daydream, while the New York Times is also enabling VR experiences through its app.

Google is also optimizing Play Movies, Google Photos, Street View and YouTube for Daydream View.

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