Minnesota Wild Offer Fans Virtual Reality Goalie Experience

Anaheim, CA – March 1, 2013 – Honda Middle: Kyle Brodziak (21) of the Minnesota Wild throughout a daily season recreation (Photograph by Eddie Perlas / ESPN Photographs)

Minnesota Wild followers have a chance to leap into the skates of their goaltender, Devan Dubnyk, by way of the world of digital actuality.

Developed by Visible in collaboration with The Model Enhancement Group and delivered to the general public by Hiway Federal Credit score Union, the interactive recreation might be situated within the concourse of the Xcel Power Middle throughout 10 Minnesota Wild video games all through this season, together with on Monday.

“This new recreation will make attending a Minnesota Wild recreation at Xcel Power Middle much more thrilling for followers,” Hiway president and CEO Dave Boden stated in a press release. “It’s the subsequent neatest thing to placing on the pads and getting between the pipes. Now everybody can really feel what it’s wish to be Devan Dubnyk.”

This expertise makes use of the newest digital actuality know-how and places Wilds followers on the ice the place they’re to cease present with a specifically-rigged hockey stick.

Dubnyk, who examined out the VR recreation towards Wild proprietor Craig Leopold, advised FOX Sports activities North that the expertise was “fairly real,” particularly in case you watch the puck to the stick.

The VR recreation debuted Oct. 18 and shall be obtainable to be used on Dec. 12, Dec. 20, Jan. 17, Feb. eight, March 7, March 18 and April four. It’s freed from cost to play.