Guests at Shanghai Disney Resort will soon be able to take part in new virtual reality experiences!
Disney has announced that China’s leading virtual reality company, SoReal, is coming to Disneytown, the shopping, dining, and entertainment district at Shanghai Disney Resort. This new VR offering will provide guests with a tailored and cutting edge entertainment experience.
SoReal will occupy the majority of Disneytown’s Lakeshore building, turning the bright and colorful structure into a large-scale virtual reality and entertainment space.
Joe Schott, President and General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort, commented on the partnership, “Throughout our long, storied history, Disney has always stood at the forefront of technological advancement — working to give our guests a look at the world of tomorrow. As an industry leader in the VR space, SoReal shares this same commitment to innovation and technology. We are thrilled to welcome SoReal to Shanghai Disney Resort and to see them deliver their cutting edge VR entertainment to our guests while further enriching the range of exciting experiences available throughout Disneytown.”
The experiences SoReal is set to present in Disneytown will be specially tailored for guests, allowing them to become fully immersed in new virtual reality and augmented reality simulations.
Michael Qi, Co-Founder and CEO of Sky Limit Entertainment, said, “We are delighted with this opportunity to expand our business and to bring our unique VR experiences to Shanghai at Disneytown. Shanghai Disney Resort is renowned for being committed to providing high-quality immersive entertainment experiences to guests. It is our great pleasure to become part of this vibrant experience and bring guests tailored entertainment offerings during their stay at the resort.”
The new virtual reality experience will join the other shopping, dining, and live entertainment offerings currently available in Disneytown. Construction on the project is set to begin soon and the new SoReal experience is currently expected to open to guests in 2021.
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