VR Sim Racing Weekend
Jul
20
to Jul 21

VR Sim Racing Weekend

Pedal to the metal, pure racing realism.

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For one weekend, GOVR invites you to feel the full force of true-to-life VR racing. Take the wheel of professionally simulated and tested real-world cars from a variety of classes and eras, and race on virtual carbon-copies of the world’s most exhilarating race tracks.

Using an industry-grade, ultra-responsive set of steering wheel and pedals, you’ll experience high-precision VR racing with atmospheric conditions and weather physics that affect vehicle performance and handling in real-time. Our VR racing instructor will show you the ropes of VR racing and help you take the chequered flag. This isn’t a coin-operated, arcade game. This is pure racing realism.

Please note that VR racing can be a more intense and a less comfortable VR experience for some people than other experiences available at GOVR cafe.

Four packages are available during this VR Sim Racing Weekend:

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Just Race

Full race experience complete with practice, qualifiers and 20-car racing. Choose from a variety of classes and legendary race tracks.

1 hour - £25

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Road to F1

Become a Formula 1 racing champion. With the help of our VR racing instructor, you’ll go hands-on with the ultimate machines in motorsport and master the ins and outs of Formula 1 racing.

1.5 hours - £36

 
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Hypercar test drive

Step into the world’s elite, high performance sportscars - authentically recreated in VR with uncompromising detail.

30 min - £15

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Le Mans Endurance Race

Put your willpower and strength to the test in this grain-to-pixel perfect simulation of the world’s oldest and most prestigious endurance race. Scale down the 24-hour race to the duration of your choosing and experience full day to night transition - with a chance of rain and thunder!

Different lengths - £12 per 30 minutes

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Apr
16
to Apr 21

Easter Egg Hunt - Collect and Win!

Collect Easter eggs when you play VR to win prizes!

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UPDATE 24 April 2019: Winning raffle ticket announced!

Thank you all for taking part in our Easter Egg challenge this past holiday weekend! We had over 30 challenges completed in the cafe! If you've got raffle ticket "4 AC3E 4P6Q", then you've won the grand prize of one free VR hour and a free Escape The Vault session for up to four people! Email us at info@govrbrighton.com to claim your prize!


The rules are simple. We’ve set a number of “Easter egg” challenges for you to beat while you play VR this week from Wednesday 16 April to Sunday 21 April. Each challenge you beat counts as one Easter egg. Collect three eggs to win a 25% discount to use at our VR cafe. Collect six eggs to win a free Party Bash ticket. Collect eight Easter eggs to win a free VR hour!

Plus, each Easter egg challenge you beat gets you one ticket for our raffle for a free VR hour and a free Escape the Vault session for up to four people!

Easter egg challenges


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Win a black belt in Loco Dojo


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Catch a golden pig in Loco Dojo


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Enter Grand Sensei’s temple in Loco Dojo


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Beat a zombie boss in Killing Floor: Incursion


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Lob a grenade successfully in Killing Floor Incursion


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Revive your teammate in Killing Floor: Incursion


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Survive eight waves in Longbow


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Win a match without conceding a point in Sparc


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Paint an artwork in TiltBrush


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Take part in Party Bash this week*


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Win first place with your team at Party Bash this week*


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Record the fastest time escaping the vault this Easter weekend


The prizes


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x 3 = 25% off one hour on a VR headset


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x 6 = One free Party Bash ticket


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x 8 = One free hour on a VR headset


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= one raffle ticket to win a free hour on a VR headset and a free Escape the Vault session for up to four people


*Note: These are the only Easter eggs that can be collected during Party Bash.

 
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VR Show and Tell - Play Brighton-made VR
May
18
6:30 PM18:30

VR Show and Tell - Play Brighton-made VR

Call out for Brighton-made VR projects!

GOVR is joining the Brighton Game Collective's Industry Drinks at the Hare and Hound. We'll be demoing VR games and experiences made by local developers! Join us to play VR for free and enjoy a drink with people from Brighton's game industry. 

If you have a VR project you are working on and want to demo at this event, please get in touch at info@govrbrighton.com.

If you're not a developer but want to give VR a go, this will be a great early access opportunity to be play upcoming VR games for free! 

GOVR will be bringing along VR headsets (HTC Vive and/or Oculus Rift depending on developers' requirements) that you can use to demo your work to people attending the event as well as to members of the public.

There is no charge to demo your work. The VR headsets will be free to play for all.

Both the industry drinks run by the Brighton Game Collective as well as GOVR's playareas are free entry. To give us a better idea about the number of people interested in playing VR for free and to make sure you get plenty of time on a headset, please book a free ticket: https://vrshowandtell.eventbrite.co.uk/

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