Zero Latency VR, the global leading provider of free-roaming virtual reality gaming, has selected Vancouver as the home of its first Western Canadian entertainment venue and third Canadian city, with a state-of-the-art facility at Kingsgate Mall (370 East Broadway) in Vancouver.
Zero Latency VR, which has 40 locations in 20 countries on four continents, sees Vancouver as a key market in North America, and will unveil its free roam, multiplayer virtual reality (VR) entertainment experience on February 27th, 2020.
The first Zero Latency VR experience in Western Canada (the company currently has venues in Montreal and Toronto) will be geared at Vancouver’s tech savvy population and young market demographics. Its reputation as a world-class centre for video game and VR production and development made it an obvious location for expansion.
“We think Vancouver is a natural fit for this advanced VR gaming technology and experience,” says Winston Cabell, Experience Master at Zero Latency VR Vancouver. “Knowing what a hotbed Vancouver is for tech and video games, we’re excited to bring Zero Latency VR to the market.”
Whereas some VR experiences involve a lag between human action and computer response, Zero Latency – as the name suggests – removes that barrier. This allows for a seamless and realistic experience for up to eight players at a time who work collaboratively to battle zombies, robots and other enemies. This immersive and interactive experience gets gamers and people of all interests off the couch and into a 1,500 square-foot facility where they are free to roam around to combat virtual foes. There are no wires or cords holding the players back.
Cabell and Vancouver business partner Karen Krywulak say they chose Zero Latency because of its best-in-class zero latency gaming environments.
“The Zero Latency offering – from the advanced software platform and equipment to the overall design of the gaming experience and the fabulous game titles – is simply second to none,” said Cabell. “We love the marriage of epic video gaming experiences and the physical activity that’s inherent in Zero Latency, and we think gamers at every level and ability – and even non-gamers -- will feel the same way. We can’t wait to get started and provide the exhilaration of the best free-roaming VR experience available to what we believe will be a fast-growing fan base in Vancouver.”
Those who want to be the first to experience Zero Latency Virtual Reality gaming in Vancouver, ticket reservations are now available at www.zerolatencyvr.com/vancouver.