MassVR: WORLD’S LARGEST VR ESPORTS ARENA, FEATURES TECHNOLOGY THAT IS FIRST OF ITS KIND
MassVR has developed the first player-vs-player virtual reality experience where participants can interact and immerse themselves in 32,000 square feet of unrestricted movement playing space – four arenas each hosting 8,000 square feet.
The first-of-its kind – and the world’s largest – VR gaming platform brings the fun of video gaming to life as it turns real space into a large-scale, playable arena that feels as close to reality as one can get. The location also hosts spacious banquet rooms available for parties and corporate events. They have even hosted events for A-list celebrities, such as Chance the Rapper.
Players gear up with a VR headset, a backpack, and a game controller – which was developed by MassVR – and are then transported into the virtual realm, where up to eight players can engage in a team-vs-team battle called VR Champions. This is a first-person shooter game that immerses players in a massive virtual map where they team up to destroy the enemy team’s power core. Powered by UE4, MassVR is the first to utilize the “1:n” playspace, to give the players thousands of square feet of physical playspace while expanding that into a larger virtual world. Players will experience the feeling of flying with a jetpack and even teleporting without the effects of motion sickness.
“We have developed cutting-edge technology right here in Chicago,” says MassVR Founder and CEO, Chris Lai. “Large-scale, team competitive, immersive gaming. Whether you’re a hardcore gamer or looking for a new and engaging team-building activity, this is something anyone can enjoy.” For an inside look at the space and the game, check out this video on the company’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/MassVRGaming/videos/336340167014707/
Currently operating as a pop-up through December 2019, MassVR is located at 4847 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie, Illinois 60077, just 20 minutes outside of Chicago. The game is available to players ages 12 and up and is $27 per person. Games are live-streamed on Twitch and include live sports commentators. MassVR has been featured on WGN News, NBC Chicago, and TEDx. For more information or to schedule an interview with Chris Lai, please reach out to the press contact above.
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