China is building a massive $1.5 billion virtual reality theme park
Oriental Science Fiction Valley Theme Park is a massive virtual reality theme park coming to one of China's poorest areas. The creators hope the economy will greatly benefit from this new attraction. However, some residents are worried about the consequences this major construction could bring. Following is a transcript of the video.
This is Oriental Science Fiction Valley. It will be China's first virtual reality theme park. Located outside Guiyang, the capital of one of China's poorest provinces.
The park is decorated with giant robots and futuristic castles. It'll have 35 different VR attractions, including virtual roller coasters and a futuristic space battle. There are also experiential tours. Visitors will be able to bungee jump from the giant robot.The park is expected to bring economic growth to the area. But, local farmers are worried about pollution from construction. It's set to open in February 2018.