- Users can access the multiplex service on a metaverse platform, Partynite Metaverse.
- The multiplex will enable sampling of original shows and movies with content pieces like the first episode of an OTT original or the initial minutes of a movie in regional languages.
- The Xstream multiplex was created by Essence and developed by Gamitronics.
Bharti Airtel has launched India’s first multiplex, the Xstream Multiplex, on the Partynite metaverse platform.
In a statement, Airtel said:
The Xstream multiplex is an extension of Airtel’s Xstream Premium offering, which recently achieved a 2-million subscriber milestone within 100 days of its launch.
Xstream multiplex will be a 20-screen platform with access to content portfolios from popular OTT partners available on the app. The multiplex will allow sampling of leading original shows and movies with content pieces like the first episode of an OTT original or the starting minutes of a movie in regional languages other than Hindi and English. Via subscription of the plan, which starts from Rs. 149 per month, viewers can get full access.
Mint shared the update on Twitter through a post:
Bharti #Airtel launched Xstream multiplex, a 20-screen platform with access to content portfolios from leading OTT partners available on its Xstream app.— Mint (@livemint) June 14, 2022
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The multiplex will provide an immersive content experience with various engagement layers, enabling users to interact on the metaverse platform.
Shashwat Sharma, Director – Of marketing at Airtel, said:
Airtel’s Xstream multiplex provides a larger-than-life experience, which brings together Web 3.0 apps and immersive storytelling, and an assortment of content from our partners.
He further added:
Through the metaverse, we are looking to tap into a larger audience, allowing content enthusiasts to sample Airtel’s Xstream Premium offering and, thus, aiding in driving higher adoption.
The Xstream multiplex is an extension of Airtel’s Xstream Premium offering. Recently, it achieved a 2-million subscriber milestone within 100 days of its launch.
The Xstream multiplex has been created by Essence, Airtel’s integrated media agency of record, and developed by Gamitronics, the creator of Partynite, a blockchain-powered digital parallel universe.
Rajat Ojha, Founder of Partynite (Gamitronics), said:
Airtel Xstream Premium’s multiplex experience is one of the most scalable use case scenarios for the metaverse. Future opportunities here include movies, music, live events and premium sports streaming. Apart from the robust scope, it will also allow social engagement, open up newer methods of content delivery and, of course, provide an immersive experience at the core of it.