EsselWorld unveils FIRST Virtual Reality Coaster Ride TUNNEL TWISTER with VR Headgear
by Suman Gupta
Mumbai 5th April, 2018 : One of the largest & leading amusement parks in the country, EsselWorld has launched India’s First roller coaster ride with virtual reality on 5th April, 2018. The Virtual Reality (VR) Coaster Ride – Tunnel Twister was unveiled by Mr. Shirish Deshpande, CEO – Essel World & Water Kingdom and the well-known Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan who was recently starred in a Hindi movie – Sonu ki Titu Ki Sweety. EsselWorld has been always responsible for setting a benchmark in the amusement park industry in India.
The Tunnel Twister ride has been enhanced to blend the physical sensations with digital world. With VR Headgears, this ride takes you into a virtual world of roller coaster fun and is a family ride so adults and children can enjoy it together. The combination of virtual reality headgear and the roller coaster, transforms the thriller ride into a unique VR experience, thus incorporates ultimate family experience.
The Virtual Reality film of the ride is designed and developed by German based company Mack Ride, a leading European based Roller Coaster Brand. The amusing experiential film takes it’s riders through a tunnel journey with Fab 5 characters –Andy, Mimi, Riki, Mayur and Mithu with VR visuals that align perfectly with drops, twists and turns. The 2 minute roller coaster can accommodate 12 adults or 24 children at a time.
Kartik Aryan, said, “Tunnel Twister Ride is a unique roller coaster featuring high-tech simulator. Adding VR to the roller coasters refreshes & excites the guests and makes them experience a new level of interactivity.”
Mr. Shirish Deshpande, CEO EsselWorld Leisure Pvt. Ltd, said, “This incredible technology is a definite game-changer for our amusement park rides. It represents everything our brand stands for – delivering the most thrilling and innovative rides and attractions for the family. This roller coaster gives immersive and authentic VR experience to our guests.”
Pioneers in the entertainment and leisure industry EsselWorld is amongst the leading amusement parks in India, having various rides catering to all age groups. An amalgamation of thrill, fun, entertainment and pure happiness – EsselWorld offers it all!