After the success of Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, The VOID and ILMxLAB are back again with another virtual reality (VR) movie collaboration, Ralph Breaks VR. Created in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios, the new hyper-reality experience is based around upcoming film Ralph Breaks the Internet, with pre-sale tickets now available ahead of next weeks rollout.
Just like the Star Wars experience, Ralph Breaks VR is a four-player adventure, with guests joining Wreck-It Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz disguised as characters from the film called Netizens to play the newest, coolest videogame.
“Shoot retro alien spaceships, squash pixel bugs, and fend off hordes of bunnies and kitties in the Pancake Milkshake Diner while you team up with Ralph and Vanellope in a race against time to see who can rack up the highest score! It’s all fun and games until an evil security system shows up and threatens to take you and your new buddies offline…permanently,” The VOID’s synopsis explains
Ralph Breaks VR introduces two brand new locations, Dunderdome and Pancake Milkshake Diner, and a new antagonist, B.E.V. voiced by Pamela Ribon, which stands for “Built to Eradicate Viruses.”
“It’s incredible to work on an experience like Ralph Breaks VR that lets you live inside a film you’ve spent years creating,” said Ribon, Co-Writer for Ralph Breaks the Internet and Writer for Ralph Breaks VR. “ILMxLAB and The VOID have built a world where Ralph and Vanellope really come alive around you.”
“Designing the elements that pull you irresistibly into the unique world of Ralph and Vanellope has been an incredibly fun process,” said Curtis Hickman, Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of The VOID. “What we’ve created together with ILMxLAB is an astounding adventure that allows people to experience a unique extension of Wreck-It Ralph’s detailed characters, environments and stories. With this new experience we are able to truly showcase the capabilities of The VOID, allowing guests to once more step beyond reality.”
Ralph Breaks VR will launch next Wednesday, 21st November at four locations in the US. These are the Downtown Disney District in Anaheim, CA; the Glendale Galleria, Glendale, CA, the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV; and Disney Springs in Orlando, FL. For further details and ticket info head to the official website. As always, keep reading VRFocus for the latest updates.