Knott’s Berry Farm Announces “VR Showdown in Ghost Town”

Knott’s Berry Farm Announces “VR Showdown in Ghost Town”

Once again, virtual reality is the hot new trend in theme parks for 2017. Knott’s Berry Farm recently announced their newest offering “VR Showdown in Ghost Town” opening this April. This will be the first permanent installation of a free-roaming virtual reality experience in a U.S. theme park.

From the press release:

The immersive and interactive VR attraction will invite guests to embark on a time travel adventure, which will transport them to a futuristic version of Knott’s western town of Calico. Players will be met by robotic creations and embark on a daring mission with other groups of players to defend the town.

The one-of-a-kind immersive experience perfectly combines virtual reality and a competitive gaming realm that will captivate guests. Armed with state-of-the-art wireless virtual reality headsets and futuristic blasters, multiple players will compete against one another for the highest score and bragging rights, as part of this immersive adventure, while striving toward shared team goals. At the end of the VR competition, guests will be able to view and compare scores with their fellow opponents.

The price of this experience is $6.00 on top of park admission, so it seems fairly reasonable. What do you think about this modern twist on Ghost Town? Too much VR for a classic or a modern spin to keep audiences engaged?

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  • Originally in Theme Park University By JOSH YOUNG

 

 

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