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‘Squid Game’ VR experience coming to Sandbox VR

‘Squid Game’ VR experience coming to Sandbox VR

“Squid Game” was a phenomenon during the pandemic as viewers were entranced by the survival drama about 456 contestants, who enter brutal life-or-death games in order to win life-changing money. It became a sensation for Netflix and received numerous awards.

Now, those who want to enter that world can experience it through virtual reality. Netflix and Sandbox VR announced that the creation of a “Squid Game Virtuals” game that you can play with up to six friends. The experience features games from the series such as “Red Light, Green Light” and “Cross the Glass Bridge.”

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It also has a few twists that expand on the world. Like other Sandbox VR experiences, players will get personalized video highlights of their playthrough that recap how their very own Squid Game unfolded.

“At Netflix, we have always been committed to pushing the boundaries of entertainment and we are excited to partner with Sandbox VR for the launch of our Squid Game virtual reality experience,” said Greg Lombardo, vice president of Netflix Live Experiences in a news release. “By tapping into the power of virtual reality, fans can further immerse themselves in the world of this series with captivating and thrilling games they have come to know and love.”

This is different from other “Squid Game” experience that came out for Gamebox. Those who want to jump in the “Squid Game” experience can book their experience at Sandbox VR. There are locations in San Francisco, Emeryville, San Mateo and San Ramon. The experience goes live Sept. 29.