Star Wars Virtual Reality Experience Replacing The NBA Experience

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The NBA Experience at Disney Springs is temporarily being replaced by a Star Wars Virtual Reality Experience.

The NBA Experience at Disney Springs closed its doors permanently back at the beginning of the pandemic and then in August of 2021 they made the announcement it would not be reopening.

Earlier today we found out that soon the NBA Experience location will be home to a new limited time Star Wars virtual reality experience.

The Meta Quest Virtual Reality Experience featuring ILMxLAB’s Star Wars: Tales from Galaxy’s Edge will take place daily from May 2 through July 27 2022, 12pm to 10pm. The complimentary preview will allow guests to try out the Quest 2 headsets and experience Batuu in 360 degree VR.

“This preview version of ILMxLAB’s virtual reality experience expands the world of Batuu like never before! Once inside the Quest 2 headset, you’ll be immersed within sweeping 360 views of the Star Wars galaxy. The adventure takes place on the outskirts of Black Spire Outpost on the planet of Batuu, as depicted in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the immersive epic lands at Disneyland Resort in California and Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

The story features both new and iconic characters from the Star Wars galaxy. Gameplay was designed for a variety of players – from Star Wars fans to VR gamers – at home on Quest 2.”- Disney


There is no word on what will be the permanent replacement for the NBA Experience but it is nice to see they are doing something with the space for the time being.


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