ASEAN’S MOST ADVANCED LARGE-SCALE VR ATTRACTIONS DEBUTS IN GENTING’S SKYTROPOLIS

Published by Lavinesh @ 19/12/2019

ASEAN's Most Advanced Large Scale XD Theatre

As the next horizon of entertainment, Resorts World Genting is offering its guests the chance to experience the most immersive adventure of a lifetime with the debut of Sky VR – a section of the park dedicated to the most exciting and exhilarating virtual reality games in the world.

'Carnival' Now Playing in XD Theater

Adam Ham, CEO of GCMA & Syafiqah Ishak, RTM Selamat Pagi TV Host

Sky VR offers five amazing experiences; VirtuGlobe, XD Theater, Vortex, RoboCoaster and SkyGlider VR. Ranges from intergalactic adventures to family-friendly journeys into the great unknown.

ASEAN's Most Advanced Large Scale XD Theatre

Syafiqah Ishak, RTM TV Host experiencing ASEAN's Most Advanced Large Scale XD Theatre

The XD Theater is a multi-sensory media-based simulator ride for the family. It can sit up to 32 guests together to experience this interactive attraction, which transports them into fascinating new worlds – a pirate world brimming with aggressive monsters, for example – where everyone must work together to fend off attacks and beat bad guys. Guests must be at least 90cm in height for XD Theater, which was developed by TrioTech in Canada and largest attraction of its kind in Malaysia.

ASEAN's Most Advanced Large Scale XD Theatre

ASEAN's Most Advanced Large Scale XD Theatre

In VirtuGlobe, developed by VirtuGlobe Inc, guests are able to step into a free-moving VR environment.  Individuals has the liberty to make the experience as intense or as immersive as they want. Created by Ray Latypov in the USA, VirtuGlobe – originally named Virtusphere – has been used by military agencies worldwide to train their personnel to operate in any possible environment.

VirtuGlobe, developed by VirtuGlobe Inc, guests are able to step into a free-moving VR environment

Sanjay Nadarajah, Vice President - Genting Theme Park of Resorts World Genting

The Vortex that centers on a state-of-the-art motion platform, where guests are strapped into a central console with VR laser guns in their hands. Developed by Brogent in Taiwan, Vortex takes up to 12 guests on a rambunctious rollercoaster ride, fending off an invading gauntlet with ultra-realistic graphics as the platform vibrates and shudders to the on-screen action. The first-of-its-kind in Asia, Vortex is open to guests between 100-195 cm in height.

RoboCoaster, created by Sangwha in South Korea, allows up to 4 guests to experience a VR rollercoaster ride into an undiscovered robotic realm, filled with amazing structures and curious creatures that can be viewed in full 360 degrees

'Robot Riot' Now Playing in XD Theater

The RoboCoaster, created by Sangwha in South Korea, eschews guns for glorious discoveries. Up to 4 guests can experience a VR rollercoaster ride into an undiscovered robotic realm, filled with amazing structures and curious creatures that can be viewed in full 360 degrees. Guests must be between 130-190cm to experience RoboCoaster, while for VirtuGlobe, a height restriction of 130-200cm and a weight restriction of 35-130kg apply.

Vortex that centers on a state-of-the-art motion platform, where guests are strapped into a central console

Vortex that centers on a state-of-the-art motion platform, where guests are strapped into a central console

And finally, if all guests want to do is soar through the sky like a majestic eagle, then SkyGlider VR provides that very experience. Using a chair strap, feel the amazing sensation of gliding on a paraglider while seeing the world from a different perspective as wind machines simulate the feeling of rushing through the air several hundred meters above the ground. Three levels of skill are available – Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced – with so much to see you can be assured that no two VR glides experience will be the same. The first of its kind in Malaysia, SkyGlider was developed by FrontGrid; guests must be between 110-190cm and be under 150kg in weight for SkyGlider VR.

SkyGlider VR creates an amazing sensation of gliding on a paraglider while seeing the world

SkyGlider VR creates an amazing sensation of gliding on a paraglider while seeing the world

SkyVR is located at Level 2 of Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park in Resorts World Genting. Operating from 10am-10pm daily, Sky VR experiences are on a pay-per-ride basis. If that’s not enough for you, we also have Super Saver Combo A where you can purchase a combination of full day pass for Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park and Tap & Play credits for Sky VR. For more information, please visit www.rwgenting.com.

Kids enjoying the Rabbids VR Ride

Kids enjoying the Rabbids VR Ride