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Wreck-It Ralph is getting a warehouse-sized VR Game at Disney parks

For the last year or so, Disney has been dabbling with massive virtual reality experiences that let players strap on a portable VR rig and run around in a warehouse-sized environment. In partnership with TheVOID (part of Disneys 2017 accelerator class) and Lucasfilms ILMxLab, it launched a Star Wars-themed experience, Secrets of the Empire, at both Downtown Disney (California) and Disney Springs (Florida) back in November of 2017.
The next Disney property getting the VR treatment? Wreck-It Ralph.



Heres the trailer, released this morning:

Based on the upcoming movie sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet, this one will be called, aptly, Ralph Breaks VR. Like Secrets before it, the Ralph game will support 4-players running around a shared VR environment but rather than dodging blaster fire and outsmarting stormtroopers, youll be having food fights with kittens and outrunning security drones.
While Im mostly neutral on Ralph, Im pretty excited for this. Secrets of the Empire is one of the most ridiculous experiences Ive ever had in virtual reality. Its hard to say much without spoiling some of the moments, but my jaw was on the damned floor for half of the time. Alas, there wasnt much time to speak of; the entire thing only lasts about 25 minutes which, at $30 per person, felt way too short. Tickets for Ralph cost roughly the same; depending on location, itll be $30 or $33 per person.
A representative for Disney confirms that Secrets of the Empire is not going away. Its an upside of the game taking place almost entirely in VR retune the physical space to be a bit less Star Wars-y, schedule things just right, and youre all set.
(Oh, and while details are light: after Ralph, theyre working on a Marvel-themed experience set to debut in 2019.)
Tickets for the Ralph experience are available starting next week. In addition to VOIDs Disneyland/Disneyworld locations, itll also be running at their Glendale, CA and Las Vegas spots.
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