Monday, March 20, 2023

VRstudios Introduces VRcade Arena For Up to Eight Simultaneous Players in Warehouse Setting


VRstudios, a leading provider of globally acclaimed VR solutions for LocationBased Entertainment (LBE) is pleased to announce the release of the VRcade Arena system and Attraction Management Platform software. Designed for turnkey installation and operation, and leveraging patent pending technology, the VRcade Arena is a warehouse-scale virtual reality platform providing multiplayer capabilities that allows up to eight simultaneous users to interact with each other as they participate in a new generation of full-motion, immersive and competitive gaming experiences.

The VRcade Arena is built on VRstudios’ Attraction Management Platform™ (AMP). AMP integrates 1st and 3rd party hardware and software while providing a comprehensive support and operational environment for entertainment venue owners and operators. AMP enables easy installation and efficient operations including support of essential day-to-day functions required by the facilities’ technicians, operators, and managers. Using role-specific login access, AMP gives businesses and individuals the tools they need to easily operate their VR attraction, manage hardware, software, user profiles and content, gather important data and analytics and view valuable operational reports.

The VRcade Arena has been specifically designed for commercial entertainment destinations, such as theme & amusement parks, family entertainment centers, cinemas and casinos. AMP allows attraction owners and operators to increase their Return on Investment (ROI) through informed decisions about VR as a part of their business. Protecting their investment, AMP supports the integration of industry standards, innovative technologies and content as they become available.

“We are excited to release the VRcade Arena, delivering on an original vision of the company conceptualized over five years ago,” said Dave Ruddell, VRstudios’ cofounder and Chief Architect. “From our 40+ VRcade systems installed around the world, we have learned what it takes to build and manage an arena-class product that can push the limits and best practices of the growing LBE industry. The VRcade Arena enables an exciting new level of immersive out-of-home experiences for everyone, from casual VR enthusiasts to serious eSports competitors.”

The VRcade Arena content strategy includes new VRcade branded titles along with 3rd party titles developed through licensing and co-production agreements. Together with the highest quality industry creative partners, the company plans a robust catalog of gaming experiences for the VRcade Arena that will provide access to unparalleled, fully-immersive VR experiences. The system will ship with content specifically designed to leverage the unique features that can only be experienced in a location-based arena-scale system.

LBE owners and operators interested in adding leading-edge, immersive VR Attractions to their business may contact VRstudios via email at [email protected] for more information or to schedule a demonstration. The VRcade Arena will also be demonstrated at the 2017 IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) Expo in Orlando in November.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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