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.