Google announced the news via Twitter. Updates will roll out over the next few weeks, but users may notice a difference in timing depending on their carriers. The US carrier Verizon, for example, already rolled out its update for Daydream. In addition, Daydream headsets are on sale at $59 (regular price is $79) from now until August 12.
As VR becomes increasingly popular with Facebook's Oculus Rift, Samsung's Gear VR and the HTC Vive, Google released a platform and a set of standards that would allow premium phones to be compatible with its .