Spree Will Install 'Free-Roam' VR At Sky Zone Park In Metairie, LA

Posted On: 11/18/2019

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NUREMBERG, Germany -- Spree Interactive reports that its family-friendly VR experience is coming soon to Sky Zone LLC's Metairie, LA, trampoline park.

Spree's VR solution allows as many as 20 people to enjoy virtual-reality experiences at the same time, in an interactive and fun group setting. According to the manufacturer, it is the highest-throughput location-based VR system on the market.

"Our active, family-friendly content makes Spree extremely easy to integrate into Sky Zone's other offerings because it's mom-approved," said Spree Interactive director of sales Paul Collimore. "Spree's 10-players-to-1-attendant ratio also makes it the most-cost-effective system on the market."

Sky Zone Metairie general manager Donovan Duplantis explained that "For Sky Zone, this is VR content tailored for the younger audience found at our-trampoline parks. Spree Interactive's high throughput also makes it a perfect attraction for kids' birthday parties, our most popular group purchase."

Spree recently opened an anchor VR attraction at Airtime Trampoline Park in Nuremberg, Germany, which was able to serve an average of 10 participants per group, totaling more than 50 birthday parties in a single day on its opening weekend.

The Sky Zone trial will see the American debut of Spree's breakthrough "Extreme Anteater," the first VR game 100% produced in-house by Spree Interactive. Extreme Anteater is an easy-to-play, casual game that transports players into a unique world for several minutes of fun and social interaction. "Extreme-Anteater" joins a growing library of VR experiences available on Spree systems.

Sky Zone has recently joined the CircusTrix brand family of more than 320 active-entertainment venues, making Sky Zone Metairie an even better choice for the-Spree trial. With its numerous trampoline-based attractions drawing major birthday-party and kid-heavy groups, Sky Zone Metairie has established itself as one of the-region's highest-traffic FECs. Spree's bright color palette and non-violent VR system provide an appealing entertainment option at low operating expense and with a modest space requirement compared to the location's physical attractions.

Following successful product showings at the CTX conference in New Orleans during May and this past summer's IAAPA Europe Expo, Spree Interactive's Sky Zone-Metairie debut marks the first of several planned installations in collaboration with major operators in the United States.

Spree will exhibit at the IAAPA Expo in the Exploration Station area, booth #E7031. Those wishing to set up a product demonstration may contact sales@jointhespree.com .

Spree Interactive, formerly known as Holodeck VR, is a pioneer and leader in delivering turn\key large-scale, free-roaming multiplayer commercial VR attractions to the location-based entertainment industry. According to the manufacturer, it is the only location-based entertainment VR massive-scale technology platform that is explicitly open to all third-party content developers.

Founded in 2004, Sky Zone has expanded its indoor trampoline experience to more than 200 franchises across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Australia, the United Kingdom, Norway, India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Colombia. Information on the company may be found online at skyzone.com.

CircusTrix is said to be the largest developer, operator, and franchisor of active entertainment parks in the world, with an international network of more than 320 facilities serving more than 45 million guests annually. CircusTrix is the parent company of the DEFY, Sky Zone, Rockin' Jump, SuperFly and Ryze brands.

FREE ROAM: Spree Interactive virtual environment can accommodate as many as 20 players at once, and supports a variety of simple, stimulating nonviolent games that appeal strongly to children. It has proven extremely popular as an attraction in family entertainment centers hosting birthday parties.