Six Flags and Samsung’s renewed collaboration on the next generation of virtual reality roller coasters unfolds April 1 when riders on the Galactic Attack VR coaster get to decide how to save the planet from an alien drone invasion.
In partnership with Samsung Electronics America, the “Official Technology Partner of Six Flags,” Six Flags America is once again leading the way in innovation and taking its signature brand of thrills to the next level and beyond in a fully immersive, virtual riding experience on the park’s iconic steel coaster, Mind Eraser.
When guests board the coaster and don their Samsung Gear VR headsets, they will be introduced to the device’s pass-through camera functionality, instantly making riders aware of their surroundings, by allowing them to see the “real world,” including the person seated next to them— along with virtual content. As they get settled into the ride, a heads up display overlay on the pass-through camera view will show data like current status of weaponry, time codes, fuel cells, and a countdown clock. Cresting the lift hill, a massive, swirling wormhole comes into view. As