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These FECs drive repeat play with esports

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Feb 2020

These FECs drive repeat play with esports

In Blog By admin2015

40% repeat and $30K/month at Andretti We spoke with Eddie Hamann, Managing Member of Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, to learn how VR and esports are driving repeat play at his venues. After installing Omni Arena at his Orlando location, Hamann ordered a second Omni Arena system for his newest location in Katy, TX. “Omni […]

Do your guests play 70 times?

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Feb 2020

Do your guests play 70 times?

In Blog By admin2015

These guests played 70 times in 4 months Omni Arena players Hoontar, Massassin, NinjaLlama, and way2startled of Team Running in Place (“Team RIP” for short) have played our esports game more than 70 times since last fall. What incites them to play the same game every week? To find out, we tracked down Team RIP […]

How Esports Increases Revenues for FECs

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Jan 2020

How Esports Increases Revenues for FECs

In Blog By admin2015

Esports, a catch-all term for competitive gaming, continues to be a buzz word in our industry. But can you make money with esports? Our data from over a million plays indicates that esports drives repeat play and attracts a new audience of gamers to your venue that may not be visiting today. Esports stimulates repeat […]

5 Questions to Ask When Selecting a VR Attraction

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Dec 2019

5 Questions to Ask When Selecting a VR Attraction

In Blog By admin2015

5 Questions to Ask Vendors When Selecting a VR Attraction IAAPA 2019 had several excellent VR attractions on display. Which is right for you? In addition to questions about content, throughput, and price, ask vendors these five questions to help navigate your options and complete your due diligence. 1. How well capitalized is the vendor, […]

Dave & Buster’s Installs 2nd Omni Arena

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Nov 2019

Dave & Buster’s Installs 2nd Omni Arena

In Blog By admin2015

Virtuix Installs Omni Arena at Dave & Buster’s in Houston, Texas AUSTIN (November 14, 2019) – Virtuix, developer of the “Omni Arena” virtual reality esports attraction, has installed Omni Arena at Dave & Buster’s in Houston, TX. The Houston venue is the second Dave & Buster’s location to offer Omni Arena. Dave & Buster’s in […]

Lisa Chapman And Marisa Garris Join Virtuix

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Sep 2019

Lisa Chapman And Marisa Garris Join Virtuix

In Blog By admin2015

Industry Veterans Lisa Chapman and Marisa Garris Join Virtuix We are thrilled to announce that industry veterans Lisa Chapman and Marisa Garris have joined Virtuix’s growing sales team. Together, Lisa and Marisa bring to Virtuix more than 30 years of experience in the amusement industry. They join us from Embed, where Marisa served as sales […]

Omni Arena: $300K Revenues and 5-Month ROI

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Jun 2019

Omni Arena: $300K Revenues and 5-Month ROI

In Blog By admin2015

Omni Arena: $300K Revenues and 5-Month ROI The world’s first Omni Arena installation, at Pinballz, an FEC in Austin, Texas, earned revenues of $75,000 in its first three months of operation. Pinballz charges $15 per play per player and operates Omni Arena with one attendant. At the current rate, Omni Arena is on track to […]

Omni Arena Debuts At Dave & Buster’s

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Jun 2019

Omni Arena Debuts At Dave & Buster’s

In Blog By admin2015

Omni Arena Debuts At Dave & Buster’s We are thrilled to announce the launch of Omni Arena™ at Dave & Buster’s. The action-packed Omni Arena experience will be offered first for a limited time at the Dave & Buster’s location in Austin, Texas. By incorporating the Omni, Virtuix’s proprietary treadmill that enables movement in 360 […]

Can VR Esports Be Your Next Anchor Attraction?

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May 2019

Can VR Esports Be Your Next Anchor Attraction?

In Blog By admin2015

Why Anchor Attractions Are Critical to Your Success An anchor attraction is an iconic, signature attraction that makes your entertainment center unique. Anchor attractions at FECs have historically included bowling, laser tag, go-karting, and other large, expensive rides or activities that drive traffic to your venue. Customers come specifically to play these attractions and they […]

Operating VR: When throughput doesn’t matter

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Apr 2019

Operating VR: When throughput doesn’t matter

In Blog By admin2015

$30K/Month with One Attendant: It’s About Utilization, Efficiency, and Pricing A lot has been said and written about poor throughput of VR attractions. But in many locations, throughput is NOT the most important metric. One month ago, Virtuix installed the world’s first Omni Arena™ at Pinballz, a family entertainment center (FEC) in Austin, Texas, where […]

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