Dave & Busters reports higher Q3 2018 revenues on the success of virtual reality

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Dave & Buster's Takes Location-Based VR Nationwide

The following is part of our Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, which includes forecasts, data, and key insights about the use of virtual and augmented reality at arcades, family entertainment centers, cinemas, theme parks, shopping malls, museums, and other location-based entertainment venues. Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. reported fiscal Q3 2018 (ending November 4th) revenues were $282.1 million, up 12.9% compared to … Read More

Competition Intensifies As Oculus Joins The Race For LBE VR Supremacy

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Client-Only, Insight Articles, Location-Based Entertainment, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Virtual Reality

HTC reigns supreme in the out-of-home entertainment market, but Oculus may soon see its growth in its share of venues with deployed virtual reality systems. According to Greenlight Insights’ LBE VR Database, which tracks over 700 global LBE VR locations, HTC Vive is used in 77% of LBE venues with virtual reality system deployments. There is a huge gap between … Read More

Mario Kart VR Expands to Western Europe

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Insight Articles, Location-Based Entertainment

Mario Kart VR

Highlights Bandai Namco is expanding Mario Kart Arcade GP VR from its first location in Japan to London. The new location will open at The O2 on August 3, 2018. Four players can race against each other for £8 per person. Our analysis Western Europe is quickly becoming the leading region in terms of the development of LBE VR locations. The region … Read More

Dave & Buster’s Takes Location-Based Virtual Reality Nationwide

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Insight Articles, Location-Based Entertainment

Dave & Buster's Takes Location-Based VR Nationwide

Dave & Buster’s announced a partnership with VRStudios and HTC for dedicated multi-player virtual reality experiences at all North American video arcade/restaurant complexes. Dave & Buster’s will deploy 500 HTC Vive systems at its 110 locations. The exclusive ride features Jurassic World VR Expedition, created by The VR Company under license from Universal. Up to four players will be able … Read More

Greenlight Insights Has Updated Location-Based VR Venue Forecasts

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The following is part of our Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, which includes forecasts, data, and key insights about the adoption and use of virtual reality at arcades, mixed reality facilities, family entertainment centers, cinemas, theme parks, shopping mall kiosks, and other location-based entertainment venues.

VR Arcades Are Hot Trend, But Consumers Want So Much More

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Insight Articles, Location-Based Entertainment

With location-based VR centers popping up across the country, U.S. consumers are starting to get a taste of what VR can do without the investment of hundreds of dollars for new computing and display equipment. Unique, free-roam experiences from HOLOGATE, Zero Latency, The VOID, and Dreamscape Immersive have all had impressive launches in North America and European markets. Manufacturers such … Read More

Top Trends from 2017 And How They Will Impact 2018

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Insight Articles, Location-Based Entertainment, Media & Entertainment

2017 Wrap Up Title

Finally passing the trough of disillusionment, virtual reality will finally hit its stride in 2018. We expect major new trends in location-based virtual reality entertainment, standalone headsets, and social content. Standalone Headsets Will Have a Major Impact on Headset Revenues   The industry saw major announcements coming from VR’s top manufacturers. VR heavy hitters HTC and Oculus both announced standalone … Read More