Sandbox VR is Finally Coming to the UK This Summer
The pandemic may have almost destroyed the location-based entertainment (LBE) industry but venues have bounced back with new and exciting virtual reality (VR) content. One company that rose from the ashes was Sandbox VR in 2021, with gmw3 reporting that plans were underway for a UK expansion. Today, that plan has taken another step forward revealing that the first London-based venue will arrive this summer.
Sandbox VR London will feature the same free-roaming technology and content that’s made the company’s other venues so popular. Visitors will don full-body trackers and use haptic guns to shoot zombies and go on swashbuckling adventures with friends.
The London venue won’t entirely follow the same recipe as the other venues though, it’ll offer its own unique features. It’ll be the first Sandbox VR establishment to provide its own food and drink menu, with the beverages served by robotic bartender IG-1, who can serve up to 80 drinks an hour with guests placing their orders using in-built table terminals.
Adding to the drinks experience, Sandbox VR London will be serving up special cocktails based on Sandbox VR’s videogames such as Zombie Apocalypse from Deadwood Mansion, alongside cocktails from cocktail brand, Bottle Proof. And when you’re hungry there’s going to be an extensive pizza menu and delights from London based food brands.
As for the titles you’ll want to play, up to six players can jump into a game at once, whether that’s the aforementioned Deadwood Mansion, licensed experience Star Trek: Discovery, Curse of Davey Jones, or Unbound Fighting League. All of them are unique to Sandbox VR which makes the UK launch so exciting, it’ll be the first time British VR fans can enjoy Sandbox VR on home soil.
There’s no specific date for the launch but Sandbox VR London will be based at: The Post Building, Museum St, London WC1A 1PB, open all week, the latest until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.
When gmw3 has further details regarding the opening of Sandbox VR London we’ll let you know.