Made from dreams
This week has been a year since the world first launched on Xbox Series X and Turn on your dreams. Since then, we’ve explored the possibilities of the next generation of games and, for the past few weeks, we’ve seen firsthand the world’s most powerful console.
As we looked at the full potential of next generation games and the meaning behind them Turn on your dreamsWe wondered if the Xbox Series X could actually make gamers’ dreams come true. With the help of some members of the Xbox community and some incredibly talented developers, we set out to discover just that.
With the most advanced dream recording technology, dream scientists conducted lucid dream experiments, and captured and deciphered the real dreams of gamers after experiencing Xbox X series. We then worked with world-renowned artists and creators who took inspiration from the dream data to bring players’ dreams to life through a series of content we call “Made from Dreams”. This series of contents continues ours Turn on your dreams
In this Oscar-winning short film Taika Waititi(“Jojo Rabbit”, “Thor Ragnarok”, “Thor: Love and Thunder”) merge the worlds of art, science and games and bring out the dreams of the player Krystal Holmes (aka) MoonLiteWolf) to life after playing Xbox Series X. This epic adventure captures the spirit of the actual research process, the boundless depths of MoonLiteWolf’s detailed and vivid dreams, and then actively questions our perception of a particular Xbox character as we know them.
MoonLiteWolf stars in the film as herself, with the narrative throughout the film coming from the actual audio recorded during the dream study.
OBJs “Dream Kit”
Meet the controller and shoe from Odell Beckham Jr.’s dreams. Inspired by the real dreams OBJ had after playing Xbox where he controlled large, shimmering stars in space, we brought to life a special set of controller designs and a custom pair of Nike Air Force 1 shoes that can be worn in Collaboration with Odell and Nike were developed. Stay tuned for the chance for fans to win the custom controllers and shoes in an upcoming giveaway on Xbox Twitter.
“Digital dream art”
Visual artist and director Quentin Deronzier
“AR dream filter”
With augmented reality filters Emericagirl24Dreams, digital artist Johanna Jaskowska offers gamers the opportunity to express themselves through a range of unique, reinvented, and unconventional lenses never seen before in the gaming industry.
“Walking in Steve’s Dreams”
If everyone plays, we all win, that’s the core belief of Team Xbox. And for this program we have teamed up with Audio Studio, Big orange who created a haunting and accessible 3D audio adventure story inspired by the real dream gamer, BlindGamerStevehad after experiencing Destiny 2: Beyond Light – and the 3D Spatial Sound functions of the Xbox Series X.
Steve plays the main role in the story and, in addition to the actual audio that was recorded during the dream study, provides a voice over for his dream experience.
We especially want to thank the great developers and players who participated and used their talents as part of this launch and program. And for Xbox fans around the world, we hope you enjoy it. We can’t wait to share more as we continue our never-ending quest to push the boundaries of what is possible, expected, and even unknown in terms of storytelling and marketing in the gaming industry.