Frontgrid’s ParadropVR Pod attraction opens at first UK location

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Frontgrid has launched its ParadropVR Pod attraction at Snowdonia Adventure Park in North Wales

ParadropVR Pod combines competitive gameplay with a VR paragliding experience Credit: Frontgrid

Frontgrid has installed its ParadropVR Pod attraction at Adventure Parc Snowdonia, its first UK location.

Located in North Wales, Adventure Parc Snowdonia is a sports center offering indoor and outdoor activities including indoor surfing, an inflatable water park and a garden spa. The complex is now home to the UK’s first ParadropVR pod.

attraction, which was launched at last year’s IAAPA Expois a compact, unattended version of the company’s ParadropVR attraction, developed specifically for FECS and low-footprint venues.

Capitalizing on the growing demand for multiplayer eSports experiences, the attraction combines competitive gameplay with a virtual reality paragliding experience, where players score points by hitting targets as they descend.

It also offers unique game content with multiple game experiences to choose from, including the Discover series. Featuring its own storyline, the Discover series sees cyclists venturing through the mountains, led by an inventor, to learn more about the environment. AR glasses mark tracks with rings and other items for players to collect.

Commenting on the installation, Frontgrid CEO Matt Wells said, “After 18 months of product development, it is very exciting to see ParadropVR Pod live onsite.

“ParadropVR Pod has a different focus, it’s designed to be more compact, is operatorless, and the multiplayer mode is more gameplay-focused.

“He’s positioned to be at the forefront of the eSports phenomenon as it evolves,” Wells added.

The news comes ahead of this year’s IAAPA Expo, where Frontgrid will be exhibiting at booth #1060.

IAAPA 2022

Taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from November 14-17, this year’s IAAPA Expo will feature an expansive trade show with over 1,000 exhibitors from around the world and a comprehensive educational program with over 200 sessions. covering topics such as emergency preparedness, community experience, food and beverage, and recruitment. A series of exciting networking opportunities will also be offered.

Having been a key media partner during the 2022 edition of IAAPA Expo Europe in London, Planet Attractions will also be there, bringing you the latest updates straight from the show. To make an appointment with Planet Attractions at IAAPA Expo, please contact our editor Paul Thorman at [email protected].

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