In the centre of the venue, the versatile lounge boasted two VR game stations coupled with a bespoke sign-up system. Each station included a HTC Vive VR system with 4K TV screen featuring the player’s viewpoint.
The staff registered players who visited the lounge, using tablets with a bespoke Player Manager Application, connected to the TV display.
While players were waiting their turn, they could check out the current game. Meanwhile, they could also see the top 3 scores of the session and the name of the next player.
Virtual Reality Game
Players put on the headset and found themselves in a virtual tennis court created for the game. After a short practice run, the game consisted of passing shots back to the opposing court, with a number of possible bonus point plays.
The highest scoring players won daily VIP seat ticket and prizes.
Press Conference Event
The VR game was showcased at the event’s press conference at Palácio da Cidadela in Cascais.
SIC Noticias news coverage with João Sousa before Millennium Estoril Open. The Portuguese tennis player talks about his expectations for the tournament and gets hands-on with the VR game.