Knott’s Berry Farm “VR Showdown In Ghost Town” Opens April 1, 2017

Knott’s Berry Farm, its parent company Cedar Fair Entertainment and VRstudios

announced today the details of the first permanent installation of a free-roaming,

multi-player VR experience in a U.S. theme park, which will be located inside the

Knott’s Berry Farm Boardwalk Arcade. A new custom and industry first virtual

reality experience, “VR Showdown in Ghost Town” will make its debut

April 1, 2017 at Knott’s Berry Farm.

In the VR attraction guests will 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.

Armed with state-of-the-art wireless virtual reality headsets and futuristic blasters,

multiple players will compete against one another for the highest score as part of this

immersive adventure. At the end of the VR competition, guests will be able to view

and compare scores with their fellow opponents.

“VR Showdown in Ghost Town” will be available to guests at an introductory

price of $6.00, in addition to park admission.

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Barry Short is the Digital Content Coordinator and co-host of the Thrillgeek Podcast. He joined Thrillgeek in 2016 and has had a love for Theme Parks and Pop Culture since he was a kid. You can follow him on Twitter @CultureNthrills

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