Sega Opens VR Entertainment Center in Tokyo's Akihabara on May 31
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Sega announced on its official Twitter account on Monday that it is launching a virtual-reality entertainment center called "Sega VR Area Akihabara" on the sixth floor of its Club Sega Akihabara Shinkan building on May 31. Sega bills the new facility as the "first VR attraction facility in Japan."
2017年5月31日(水)「SEGA VR AREA AKIHABARA」がクラブセガ秋葉原新館6階にオープンします!日本初登場のVRアトラクションを楽しめる施設になりますのでご期待ください!詳細情報は近日お知らせいたします。 pic.twitter.com/7Mc9uYk9vk— セガ_エンタテインメント公式 (@SEGA_Ent) May 22, 2017
Sega already operates the Zero Latency VR game in collaboration with the Zero Latency company at the Tokyo Joypolis in Odaiba.
Bandai Namco Entertainment is opening a similar center in Shinjuku named "VR Center Shinjuku" on June 13. Billed as Japan's largest, it will include a Neon Genesis Evangelion VR experience this summer. Bandai Namco Entertainment's Project i Can alsoran a VR "experience center" at the Diver City Tokyo Plaza in Tokyo from April to October last year.